Great Wineries of the Inland Empire
Joseph Filippi Winery
The year 2005 uncorks the Filippi family's 83rd Anniversary and finds brothers Joseph 'J.P.' and Gino farming 80+ acres of old vines - Zinfandel, Grenache, Mourvedre, Alicante - and 1996 plantings of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Grenache Noir, Petite Sirah and Tannat in the historic Cucamonga Valley. Handcrafted Joseph Filippi wines are the result of a craftsmanship derived from Italian tradition, passion, and artistry. The J. Filippi Winery has won over 100 awards for winemaking excellence in the past 30 years.
Joseph Filippi Winery Tasting Rooms
Savor premium Southern California wines at Filippi's winery tasting and sales locations in Ontario-Guasti, Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana. The Filippi Winery Guasti tasting room offers daily wine tastings and winery tours Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For special occasions or meetings, the Guasti winery offers banquet rooms and catering. At the Filippi Winery Cucamonga tasting room, you can taste excellent vintages, tour the winery museum, and enjoy the fruit of the vine in a tree-shaded picnic area. Wine tastings are only $5!
Riverside County 's oldest winery, the Galleano Winery, in Mira Loma's Wineville area, has been a family-owned winery since 1927. Situated at the southern fringe of the Cucamonga Valley in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Galleano Winery has been producing distinctive wines for five generations and is California 's largest producer of Cucamonga Valley wines. Enjoy daily wine tastings or tour the historic winery on weekend afternoons. Try the award-wining Three Friends Port Cucamonga Valley or Galleano Winery's acclaimed Zinfandel, a symbol of the valley's flavorful history. Galleano Wines continue to win numerous awards at international wine competitions, including the Sweepstakes Award at the LA County Fair. The winery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the California Register of Historic Places.
San Antonio Winery
San Antonio Winery is a cultural and historic landmark in Ontario. Since 1917, the San Antonio Winery has added flair and flavor to celebrations for people throughout the Inland empire and Southern California. San Antonio features the beloved Maddalena restaurant, a legendary banquet room, a comprehensive tasting room, and an international wine shop with hundreds of domestic and imported wines. Dine among the casks at Maddalena, where you will discover the essence of Italy - fresh pastas, grilled entrees, rotisserie chicken, tempting gourmet salads, delicious sandwich plates and desserts.
Temecula Valley Wineries
One of Southern California's finest wine producing regions, the Temecula Valley features 15 award-winning wineries and over 28 varietals. Temecula wines are rich, elegant, fruity and complex thanks to favorable growing conditions and talented winemakers. Enjoy a bottle of your favorite Temecula Valley wine while you savor panoramic views of the California countryside from the scenic picnic area.