Cougar Vineyard and Winery

39870 De Portola Rd, Temecula, CA 92592, USA

About Cougar Vineyard and Winery

4.4 / 5

from reviews

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    Norma Chavarin
    June 26, 2023

    A group of girls and I made lunch reservations for our friend’s bachelorette weekend here and it was such a lovely experience! I would highly recommend taking a look at their deli menu, the caprese salad is always a fresh to-go-to appetizer. The bruschetta and charcuterie are great shareables as well. Sandwiches come with either chips or salad, and the portions are great for the value. I recommend making reservations for a large party and paying for your food in advance. We got our food within minutes of us being seated. Shoutout to the amazing servers who also assisted us with their tasting service! Eat outside, the view is so nice!

    Kimberly Pham
    September 07, 2022

    Didn't care for the wine or service here! The positive thing about this winery is its outdoor patio offers a nice shade with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. They did have cheese, and meats that can be ordered. I feel like this is my least favorite place in the area.

    Sarah Godlove
    February 09, 2023

    Located along Temecula’s DePortola wine trail, Cougar is a small, family-owned and run boutique winery that produces some awesome Italian varietals, including a number of estate wines from their vineyards. They grown 95% of their wine grapes and all their wines are produced on-site. The owners have been making wine for 30 years, opening Cougar here in Temecula in 2006. This review is long overdue! We first stopped in to Cougar awhile back on a weekday for a tasting and a bite to eat. This winery has a relaxed and casual vibe with seating indoors as well as picnic tables and a few comfy adirondack chairs outside. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. I love that they have Sangio’s Deli right there to pair your Italian wines with great deli fare – antipasti, hand-tossed pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. Not to be missed is their awesome happy hour (Tues-Thurs 2-4pm) where you get a free pizza with the purchase of 1 bottle red or 2 whites. We’ve followed up that first visit to Cougar with several more relaxing afternoons there. You just can’t beat a freshly baked Mediterranean veggie pizza and a bottle of Primitivo while enjoying a stunning view of another spectacular Temecula sunset in wine country. Oh, and they are kid-friendly and they love dogs! They even have a “K-9 wine club”! You get a bandana, discount on merch, a bottle of “Barkbera” wine, treat Tuesdays and monthly Yappy hours!

    J Loc
    November 26, 2023

    I've been there several times with my family. I like the food and the wines are ok. My issues are with their customer service. Every single time I was there for wine tasting and food, not once were my husband and I treated with a smile. At first, I thought it was because the server had a bad day. But after a couple of times, I'm done. I don't feel like spending money on a winery that makes me feel like I owe them something. I'm beginning to wonder if it's due to the color of my skin. Just ridiculous and rude with their overall demeanor and mannerism. I'm done with them for good.

    Alberto Villegas
    February 11, 2019

    First time back in 10 plus years... So my review is based off of 2019 and they no longer have a tiny Little shack tasting room (Nothing wrong with that). Now they have a great view with lots of seating to enjoy the view. Plenty of seats, so bring your friends and family. They have a Deli, but not just any DELI. Really great tasting food. Good salads, great Pizzas, awesome sandwiches, great appetizers.....and wait for it !!!! Great Price ! And they serve "Bores Head" but don't overcharge like most places. The best part about this Place ? .They serve Craft Beer, ON TAB. Yes they serve local craft beer from "Black Market" on tab.

    Cougar Vineyard and Winery

    Our Address

    39870 De Portola Rd, Temecula, CA 92592, USA

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