thornton winery

Thornton Winery

2 for 1 Tasting Monday-Thursday and 10% off wine purchases anytime



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Thornton Winery
Offer Details: We accept groups, Tours available, Reservation required for visits , Family-friendly, Pet-friendly, Food available on-site, Handicap accessible
Phone: (951) 699-0099
Hours: Sun-Thursday 10am-7pm
Friday-Saturday 10am-9pm
Please make reservations. We are different from most wineries and conduct our tastings with table service.

Besides producing sparkling wines through the Méthode Champenoise process, we also have an award winning restaurant that produces amazing food. We are open 7 days a week, also on all holidays. Our facility is known for hosting many Grammy Award-Winning/nominated artists like Melissa Etheridge, Chris Isaak, Kenny G, Chris Botti, and many more.

thornton winery

Nestled in the heart of the Temecula Valley Wine Country, Thornton Winery opened its doors in 1988. Since then, we have been combining old world style with new world taste to create award-winning wines. Thornton Winery’s Old-World charm and grace are most apparent when visiting the winery in Temecula. Our elegant French-style chateau overlooks the graceful vineyards of the Temecula Valley. Thornton Winery’s Winemaker, Tom Stoltz, offers an amazing selection of Méthode Champenoise Sparkling Champagne along with premium varietals still wines. Be sure to visit our award-winning Café Champagne featuring weekly specials prepared fresh from our Executive Chef, Ceasar Solarzano. Other highlights of the winery include our Herb Garden, Gift Shop, and Champagne Lounge. Thornton Winery offers fabulous facilities for Weddings, Tours, Corporate Functions and Private Events.

Our Wines

Thornton Winery has been producing Sparkling Wine using the same Méthode Champenoise production as used in Champagne since we opened in 1988. At that time Thornton was the only winery producing Sparkling Wine by that traditional method, which is universally acknowledged as the premier method, and we continue with that award-winning tradition to this day. We added table wines to our portfolio in 1993 and we now have a full range of wonderful White, Rosé and Red Wines added to a range of Sparkling Wines. With varietals traditionally found in France, we have numerous Rhône and Mediterranean varietals as well. Check our current range of wines on our website at, but be warned that you can only find our wines at the winery; we are not in distribution!

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