Temecula Valley Nursery and Wine Grape Tour

Start this tour with a visit to Altmann’s Nursery, an impressive wholesale nursery business that encompass over 880 acres in three States. Altman Plants offers expertise in growing plants from cactus to herbs, from grasses to perennials, and more. Then it is on to Callaway Vineyard &Winery for a tour of grape and wine production, lunch, and wine tasting. The valley’s oldest winery, Callaway’s has received several awards for their wines and winery. The unusual micro-climate of the Temecula Valley provides an excellent environment for growing wine grapes. End this wonderful tour with a short visit to Murrieta and learn about the glassy winged sharp shooter, vector of Pierce’s disease. Pierce’s disease is a major problem in wine production, and the large IPM effort in the Temecula Valley has helped keep wine production viable.
Monday, August 2, 2010: 7:00 AM
Tour Lobby