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Bella Vista Winery

41220 Calle Contento
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 676-5250

Tasting:   Open daily 10 to 5 pm
Tasting fee $10 for six tastes
10% case discount
  Tours by Appointment
  Lakeside picnic areas
Price Range:   $13 to $40 per bottle
Established:   1978
Vineyards:   69 acres
  22,000 cases

Bella Vista Winery Description

Through a non-descript front door, visitors entering Bella Vista Winery will find an exciting, entertaining and wholly satisfying wine-tasting experience. A beautiful, well-stocked gift shop and deli and one of the largest and most popular tasting rooms in the valley offer visitors over a dozen quality white, red, sparkling and dessert wines.

The hillside location off Calle Contento is the site of the first commercial vineyard planted in the Temecula area. It was here that Temecula proved to be a suitable area to grow premium vinifera grapes. Bella Vista will soon be the first winery in the area to have certified organic vineyards. In addition to making the classic California Varietals, Bella Vista also produces sparkling wines, sweet Muscat offerings, a late-harvest Petite Sirah and a number of good blends.

The winery was built in 1978 and is now owned by Hungarian-born Imre Cziraki, who has owned vineyards in the area since 1982. In Hungary, he helped the family make wine when he was a young boy and brings this experience to Bella Vista.

A number of improvements have been made to the property, with more planned. In the coming months the Vista Picnic Area above the winery will be completed featuring shady palapas, brick walkways and more tables and chairs around the pond to sit in while taking in the panoramic views. A great stop not to be missed.

Bella Vista Winery Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Resort Like
Kid Friendly
Family Run
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Sparkling Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon
German, Reisling, Gewurztraminer
Port or Dessert Wines
Petite Sirah
Sauvignon Blanc
Gift Shop - Special
Tours Available
Private Tasting
Food Available
Picnic Sites- Superior
Event Space
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Bella Vista Winery Reviews

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Great fun
Tasting room is one of the most fun in the valley. Late harvest petite syrah is excellent!

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reachmcneal, temecula
Very personal staff! Enjoyed my visit! Michele Waters

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reachmcneal, Temecula
Upon first entering the grounds of Bel Vino, you are greeted with a warm, comfortable, 'authentic' atmosphere. The staff, although busy, greets you at the door. The servers are knowledgeable, helpful and engage in conversation. More importantly, the wines, especially the reds, are very respectable. I was very impressed overall. Keep up the great job! Michele Waters Customer Service

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Wonderful RED WINES
lgennawey, temecula
What a wonderful time we had. This is the 1st winery in temecula. They are family owned & the staff is knowledgeable & we had a great time hanging out! BEST OF ALL THE WINES ARE WONDERFUL. Better than 9 out of 10 wineries in the area!

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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