robert renzoni vineyards in temecula recently held their 2nd annual spaghetti western festival. i captured this bird soaring over the foothills as i left.
as you walk into the courtyard at temecula’s briar rose winery, you’ll see this young woman taking special care of her rose garden. as you can see, they respond to her touch.
nick palumbo has some vintage cars at his palumbo family vineyards. one of these days he’ll get around to fixing them up. in the meantime, he’s busy producing quality wines.
here’s joe di lullo hard at work at cougar winery with the able assistance of diego.
valentine’s day served up perfect weather in the temecula wine country. it’s rare to see a hot air balloon in the afternoon, but i spotted this one at about 3:30.
as you drive through wine country in december, the grapes have long been harvested, the fruit crushed and the juice is in barrels or tanks. this past june, here’s how they looked at mt. palomar in temecula.
on a recent visit to temecula’s ponte winery, i was pleased to see it all decked out for the holidays. that’s one big bow!
each year, keyways winery flips the switch on 1000s of lights in the vineyards. it’s worth an evening drive to see the lights alone.
this past weekend was harvest celebration in the temecula valley. here’s a sign i’d never seen before. i would say it’s pretty good advice.
28 wineries are participating the the two day harvest celebration, with bites to eat and barrel samples to drink. here’s joe hart perfecting his sauce.
it’s harvest time in temecula wine country. tonight we will celebrate with marcello, damian and zulma at doffo winery. on their property is the century old one room hyatt schoolhouse.
a friend invited me to take pictures of her with her son and her horses. this was taken at her ranch in temecula, california.