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Romantic Getaway at Ponte Vineyard Inn in Temecula

We stayed as a guest of Ponte

The front of Ponte Winery in Temecula

When was the last time you had a romantic weekend away without the children? For my husband and I, it has been since the birth of my third child who is now eight years old. With both my husband and I working long hours and the kids keeping us busy, we have found it harder and harder to find time to focus on our marriage. So, we sent the kids to the Grandparent’s house for the weekend and escaped to Temecula for a romantic weekend at the Ponte Vineyard Inn.

Wine vineyards

Vineyard in Temecula

Beautiful Temecula Vineyard

Grape Vine in Temecula

The moment that we took our first steps into the picturesque vineyard and breathed in the fresh country air, a sense of tranquility came over us. The resort is nestled in-between miles of grape vines giving us a secluded feel in the heart of wine country. We sipped on a champagne flute filled with chilled bubbling Moscato while checking into the resort. After checking in, we were guided to our intimate room that was plush, bright, and cheerful with luxurious amenities.

Champagne in a vineyard in Temecula Wine Country

Ponte Bathroom in Temecula

Ponte Vineyard Champagne

Ponte Resort Master Bedroom

The zen-like room was a peaceful retreat with spacious room, soft king bed, lavish bathroom, and spa-like shower. The resort has a strong focus on being environmentally responsible, so the bathrooms feature a large spacious soothing shower vs. a soaking bathtub.

Ponte Inn Temecula

Horse Carriage Ride in Temecula

Horse Carriage Ride in Temecula Vineyard

Romantic Horse Carriage Ride

Horse Carriage Ride in Temecula Vineyard

Once we were settled into the peaceful atmosphere, we stepped out into the sunshine for a romantic horse and carriage ride through the countryside. Our romance rekindled while taking in the undulating landscape while riding through the countryside. The driver stopped in the middle of the rustic ambiance for us to savor a Caprese sandwich in front of the scenic views. It was a romantic outdoor experience unlike any other.

Ponte Vineyard Restaurant

Ponte Tasting Room

Fountain in Lake at Ponte Vineyard

The ride ended at Ponte Winery where we tasted the fine wines made at Ponte Vineyard. We sipped and savored the sweet flavors of the wine inside of the rustic and charming tasting room. During our tasting, we became wine club members so that we can continue to remember our time at Ponte with regular shipments of our favorite Ponte wines.

Salmon at Ponte Restaurant in Temecula

Artichoke Dip at Ponte Restaurant in Temecula

We ended our evening with dinner at The Restaurant at Ponte. While dining al fresco on the outdoor patio, our taste buds were tantalized by the delicious dinner paired with Ponte wines. The chef-driven restaurant features sustainable locally sourced ingredients that comes out in the flavors of the food.

The courtyard at Ponte Inn in Temecula

Before escaping to our room for the evening, we were charmed by the live music while we enjoyed our night-cap at The Cellar Lounge. In the morning, we awoke to warm french press coffee and eggs Benedict at Bouquet restaurant. It was a full epicurean adventure exploring the different flavors of the food served at bouquet with warm hospitality from the staff.

Fountain in the vineyard at Ponte in Temecula

Reflection on water at a vineyard in Temecula

Ponte Vineyards in Temecula

Our weekend at Ponte Vineyard Inn was an unforgettable getaway that was just an hour drive outside of Orange County. It is a place that charms guests and will impress even the most sophisticated travelers. Plan your romantic escape to Ponte Vineyard Inn and take advantage of their different travel packages.

Resort Lobby at Ponte in Temecula

Fire pit and chairs at Ponte

Beautiful Ponte Inn in Temecula Wine Country

Gazebo in the vineyards of Temecula

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