Live Music Every Friday 5-8p, Happy Hour 2-for-1 glasses of wine from 7-8p

December 2nd local singer-songwriter Evan Diamond-Goldberg

December 9th folk, acoustical and blues Aaron White

December 16th Returning to Cougar - local acoustical artist and rocker Kenny Marquez

December 23rd Original acoustic singer-songwriter Jeff Brinkman

December 30th acoustic melodies and jazzy grooves  Britt Doehring

Temecula Live Music Sundays 2-5p

December 4th acoustical guitarist James Holland

December 10th smooth jazz Will Sumner

December 18th acoustical guitarist Don Brennan

Art for Animals Exhibition Fusion Art Gallery in Palm Springs, December 10th, Evening reception 6-9p

We'll be pouring for the inaugural charity event.  Fusion Art invites you to a day and night of animals, amazing animal artwork, food and wine to raise money for five organizations that are committed to the humane treatment of all animals and the preservation of life through no-kill philosophies.

2nd Annual Cougar Meets Italy January 25th and 26th, EVENT WILL SELL OUT SOON!

Our most successful event to date is around the corner.  This is a professional wine judging event pairing Cougar wines with their counterparts from Italy.  All attendees will also judge the wines for themselves.  After the judging the results will be shared.  Last January's results were very exciting!

This is a two day event.  Wednesday is a showing of the Bottle Shock movie which this event is based upon.  Movie starts at 6p.  Cost is $10pp for a glass of wine and all the popcorn you can eat!  The main event is Thursday  including explanation of the judging process, wine judging, dinner, commemorative wineglass and live music from Don Brennan.  Main event is $70pp Wine Club, $75pp Non-wine club.  Main event plus movie night is $75pp Wine Club, $80pp Non-wine club.  All prices do not include tax, tax will be added at time of purchase.

TVWA Barrel Tasting January 28th, 11-4p, $78 for a one-day ticket, $128 for a weekend ticket

This January, visit Temecula valley, southern california’s wine country, and join the vintners as they open their cellar doors for the annual Barrel Tasting weekend.  Cougar is participating in this event on SATURDAY.  (Serving our "World" famous meatballs!)

Enjoy unfinished barrel and tank samples, as well as finished and newly released wines at this once a year barrel tasting event. wineries will perfectly pair delectable food samplings with their wines. choose a single-day ticket to experience wine and food sampling at 18 wineries or double your fun with a two-day ticket and enjoy up to 36 wineries.

To purchase your Tickets and for more information, visit or call

10th Annual Super Chili Bowl February 5th, 2-8ish

Calling all Super Chili Cooks!  It's time to show off your best dish!  Only 10 competitors each year for the coveted Top Chili Cook title!  Sign up soon as these spots go quick.  Email or ask your wine server for more information.  Chili competition kicks off at 3pm.   Wine club attendees are $25, Non-wine club $30.  All paid parties of 4 -6 can reserve the location of their table!  Please let us know your group name and desired location!  Tables are on a first come basis but there's not a bad seat in the house.

Price includes chili tasting, food and wine or beer.  Price increases by $5 day of the event.

Holiday Parties, Wine Country Family Reunions, Rehearsal Dinners, and Employee Appreciation Parties

Contact us for our options to celebrate!