A taste of Italy in Temecula

Sometimes when I think of Temecula I think of cheesy wineries and annoying bachelorette parties, but the new Bottaia Winery has me reconsidering that notion with its new upscale refined wine country farmhouse experience, with stunning vineyard views backed up to a mountainous landscape. Adjacent to the Ponte Vineyard Inn Resort, relaxed Bottaia Winery grows and harvests only Italian varietals. Just a year old, intimate Bottaia … Continue reading A taste of Italy in Temecula

LA Getaway: Pechanga Resort & Casino

Southern Californians have a variety of casino resort options. Every metropolitan area has on its distant outskirts at least one gaming establishment on Native American lands. Your humble correspondent has launched an ambitious undertaking: to experience these local hospitality providers and report back to you, the would-be informed traveler. In future posts, I intend to offer feedback on some big names in the genre: Morongo, … Continue reading LA Getaway: Pechanga Resort & Casino