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Keyways Vineyard & Winery

37338 De Portola Road
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-7888
info@keywayswine.com

Tasting:   Open daily Mon-Thurs 11:00am-5:30pm Fri-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm
$10 tasting fee
15% case discount
Tours:
  Tours by Appointment
Price Range:   $15 to $45 per bottle
Established:   1989
Vineyards:   13 acres
Production:
  10,000 cases
VIP Tasting:   Yes
Winery Dog:   Spike (English Bulldog)

Keyways Vineyard & Winery Description

Off the beaten track on De Portola Road is the home of a charming early-California-style winery and tasting room with a history dating back to the region’s early days of grape growing. Keyways Winery has gone through an extensive makeover, with an expanded production facility, newly remodeled tasting room and lushly landscaped grounds.

Keyways was the name of one of the first vineyards in the area that proved the viability of growing quality wine grapes in Temecula. Today it is the first and only winery in Temecula that is owned and managed by a woman. The tasting room has a rustic yet elegant environment, with a Brazilian onyx-topped tasting bar, cozy fireplace and unique gift shop.

New vines have been planted to Rhone varieties to complement the Bordeaux wines that are currently being produced. For something very exotic try their “Ice Wine,” which is a sweet wine made from grapes left on the vine well into winter, concentrating the fruit and natural sugars.

Keyways Vineyard & Winery Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Resort Like
Kid Friendly
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Hip & Stylish
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Italian
Tours Available
Private Tasting
Food Available
Picnic Sites
Event Space
Catering
Gift Shop
Barrel Sampling
Wedding Services
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Keyways Vineyard & Winery Reviews

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reachmcneal, temecula
When I visit this winery, I imagine they have some exceptional weddings here! Great grounds. Wine is good too! Michele Waters http://www.execvipshuttle.com/tours.htm

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Wedding Disaster
beachgirly, Costa Mesa
I used to love Keyways, the tasting room ambience, the quality of the wines, etc. I decided to get married there and that was a whole other story. From the planning process, staff was unorganized, not capable of giving us a true picture of what we can expect and the service did not meet the price that they charge for the event. Charged us up-front for the 20% staff service charge for the reception and the bartender brought a tip jar. Bar tender was by herself, elderly and broke several corks trying to open the wine. Servers were slow, one half of the reception was finished with their dinner by the time the other half was just getting their food. They did not clean the restrooms from their normal day traffic and men's restroom had urine on the floor, along with tissue. On top of all that, winery charged our credit card,without our authorization, after the fact for guests that were not there. We had 10% no show and the winery has charged us for the extra plates, on top of that. We complained and the owner and the operations manager, did not offer a refund and/or compensation for the terrible service. How about them not giving is the bottles of wine that we paid for in the package that were not drinken? In our wildest dreams. My advice, do not get married there... it's not worth it.

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ansmom, San DIego
Follow up visit after WOW tour. Very nice helpful happy staff, great wine, only disappointment they were out of 'sweet surrender' white wine. May be the best I've tried.

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Great Experience!
reachmcneal, Temecula
Great Wine, charming setting and great service! I really enjoyed the whole experience. Michele McNeal www.execvipshuttle.com

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Best place in the valley
Wino, Santa Barbara
Don't miss this stop in Temecula! Beautiful place out in horse country. There is a great selection of wines to taste and a great lady pouring the the stuff. Outside there is a nice patio and places to hang out. The whites were are favorite of all we tasted that day. Highly recommended.

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Outstanding winery
Sharyn, Temecula
This winery has a personalized touch of charm and elegance with a warm touch of personalities that reflect this beautiful winery. I always recommend it to all of my friends and they report back that it was their favorite winery of their visit to wine country. Outstanding wines and exceptional service.

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Best in the Valley
rsalinger, Vista
We've been to quite a few wineries in the Temecula area and Keyways just seems to have consistently the best wines and very fair prices.

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A must visit
simplywine, Brea
I can't say enough about this little winery, it's charming, it's off the beaten path and the wine is spectacular. I have visited Keyways several times and their wine never disappoints and is always consistent (and for dessert, the Ice Wine is a must taste). If you are wine tasting in Temecula, make sure you veer off Rancho California and head towards Deportola Road for a wine tasting experience to remember.

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