The Temecula Valley is a high altitude valley sixty miles north of San Diego with vineyards planted between 1100 and 1500 feet. Temecula wineries and vineyards are cooled by Pacific breezes drawn in through the Rainbow and Santa Margarita Gap, resulting in cool summer nights. Approximately fifty Temecula wineries, scattered among the rolling hills of the Temecula Valley, provide wine tasting experiences. Scroll down to find Temecula Valley’s best wineries. The “Highest Visitor Ratings” section lists Temecula Valley wineries that have received visitors’ highest ratings for service, views, and wine quality. The “Highest Wine Critic Ratings” section lists the producers of Temecula Valley’s best wines based on awards won at international wine competitions and ratings from publications such as Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Advocate. The “All Temecula Valley Wineries” section contains a comprehensive, and continuously updated, list of Temecula Valley wineries. Click “map view” to access the advanced winery search to find wineries that provide vineyard lodging, have food available to complement their wines, host vineyard weddings, or produce wines from organic grapes. We make it easy to find the best wine tour and tasting destinations in Temecula Valley wine country.