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

January 3rd originals and covers Son and Reynolds

January 10th Singer-Songwriter Alex Dunaway

January 17th fun, lively acoustic jam duo George and Grace

January 24th artist, designer, alternative musician Scott Thorberg

January 31st acoustic hip-hop Travis Miller

Temecula Live Music Sundays 2-5p

January 5th Rhythmic Soul, Pop, Acoustic Rhythm & Blues John Rankin

January 12th Flamenco musicians Carlson and Clark

January 19th Smooth jazz Will Sumner

January 26th Acoustical Guitar Don Brennan

NEW Daily Tours, 11am.  $40pp (Wine club price $36pp)

Production and vineyard tour followed by wine and food pairings.  Reservations required.  Call 951.767.8398 or email TODAY

Cougar Celebrates California Restaurant Month 

Come celebrate with daily food specials, a daily estate olive oil tasting, a Charcuterie Workshop on the 29th, Wednesday, 5-7pm - and of course our daily Italian varietal wine tastings! Enjoy local cuisine made in our deli from ultra-fresh seasonal ingredients and our award-winning wines on our outdoor patio overlooking the vineyard, or in our relaxed dining area. Live Music Every Friday 5-8pm and Happy Hour 2-for-1 glasses of wine from 7-8pm.

TVWA Barrel Tasting Sunday January 26th, 11am - 4p (2 day event, Sunday Cougar is check-in and participating)

TVWA Annual Barrel Tasting Event image of wine barrelStart the New Year with us! This once-a -year event offers ticket holders a self-guided taste and tour of Temecula Valley, Southern California's Wine Country voted as One of the Top 10 Wine Destinations in the World by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2019! 

Enjoy unfinished barrel and tank wine 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 visits at up to 19 wineries or double your fun with a two-day ticket and enjoy up to 30+ wineries! Your ticket includes a one-time visit at each winery and wine and food samplings. You choose which wineries to visit at your own leisurely pace between the hours of 11:00am - 4:00pm on each event date. 

Tickets on sale now at Click here for tickets

Charcuterie Workshop, January 29th, Wednesday, 5-7p

Sample of what you can make at our workshopHello Friends! We are inviting you to join us for our charcuterie workshop: an amazing evening of fun, friendship, food, and of course, great wine. Explore your creativity as you prepare your very own personal charcuterie board utilizing the finest cured meats and cheeses enjoying a glass of wine. Continue to impress your guests with your very own board, included with workshop. Our workshop makes for a great gift idea, date night, or opportunity to make new friends! We look forward to seeing you, ciao! $45pp wine club $50pp non-wine club.


Cancellations for events through Cougar Vineyard & Winery will be accepted for full refund no less than 3 days (72 hours) prior to the event.

13th Annual Super Chili Bowl, February 2nd, 3-8p

Super chili bowl logoJoin us for Food, Wine, Beer & Football on the BIG Screen in the Barrel Room!
The Chili Competition kicks off at 3pm.
Price INCLUDES: Chili Tasting, Snacks, Wine or Beer., Price INCREASES by $5 the day of event.
*ONLY 10 Chili Competitors allowed.*  We're changing the chili competition this year so that we provide the chafing dishes for the chili and you don't have to bring a crock pot (unless you need it to transfer the chili to the winery) so they are more anonymous and less clean up for our competitors!
Last two years' winner, Myrna, will be defending her title!  Is your chili better than hers? If so, reserve your Competitors Spot TODAY!
BRING FRIENDS - For every 4-6 tickets you purchase, you get to pick out your RESERVED table! No need to arrive early the day of the event, your table will be waiting for you!
Email us at to select your table.
This is an adult event, 21 and older please.
Cancellations for events through Cougar Vineyard & Winery will be accepted for full refund no less than 3 days (72 hours) prior to the event.

Cougar Craft Night is Wednesday, February 5th 4-6p

February 5th Rope Heart and Cali Wooden SignsWe're making Cali and Rope Heart Wooden sign crafts.  Samples displayed at the winery. 

All materials needed to create your craft will be provided plus expert help from the Craft Barrel Ladies! 

Craft and sip the afternoon away! 

Wine club $45pp, Non-wine club $50pp. NEW: Special pricing for Wine Club members ONLY, $35 when opt to not get the extra glass of wine.


Cancellations for Craft events through Cougar Vineyard & Winery will be accepted for full refund no less than 5 days (120 hours) prior to the event.

All White Salsa, Sunday February 9th 2-6p

salsa lessons Feb. 9th in the barrel roomNow that you've had a white Christmas, it's time to enjoy a white February with Salsa Dance lessons and Cougars Dolce Bubbly!

In conjunction with Salsafama, Cougar Winery will be kicking off the fun in 2020, with a dress in all white - salsa dance event in our Barrel Room, on Sunday February 9th, from 2pm to 6pm.

Tickets are $20 each for Wine Club Members, and $25 for non-Wine Club members. Entry includes a glass of our famous Cougar Dolce Bubbly upon arrival, as well Salsa & Bachata dance lessons from 2 to 3pm, followed by Salsa dancing from 3pm to 6pm. Dolce drink specials throughout the event.


For further information, please contact

Cancellations for events through Cougar Vineyard & Winery will be accepted for full refund no less than 5 days (120 hours) prior to the event.

Sweetheart Special, Valentine's Day Friday February 14th 11-8p

Heart Shaped Pizza for Valentine's DayLunch for Two with a View!  Grab your Sweetheart and escape to the vineyards this Valentine's Day with this Heart-themed Lunch.  Your heart and belly will be full! 

Includes: A heart shaped pizza, caesar salad, 2 glasses of wine or beer, 2 heart shaped triple chocolate Ghirardelli brownies, 1 long-stem Red Rose (first 50 reservations).  Pre-pay before February 14th and you may reserve 2 Adirondack Chairs (90 minutes, starting at 11am) overlooking our vineyard.  Space is LIMITED and on a first-pay first-reserve basis.  Reserve your seats TODAY!  This event is rain or shine, we'll move you to our Barrel Room or deli tables if inclement weather.  If your preferred time is full or you prefer we can also reserve you a spot at a patio table or inside. Live music in the tasting room 5-8p.

Price is Wineclub $50 ($60 for 6-8p), Non-wineclub $55 ($75 for 6-8p), Day of $65 ($85 for 6-8p).  Remember price is for 2 people.  Call 951.491.0825, email Click here to RSVP or come in to reserve your spots today!

Cancellations for events through Cougar Vineyard & Winery will be accepted for full refund no less than 5 days (120 hours) prior to the event.

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

Contact us for our options to celebrate!