Cougar Vineyards

Welcome to Cougar Vineyard and Winery one of the newest boutique wineries located on the "De Portola Wine Trail" in beautiful Southern California Temecula Valley Wine Country. We specialize in 100% Estate Italian varietals. All our wines are produced at the winery.

We currently farm approximately 17 family acres including: Vermentino, Sangiovese, Aglianico, Montepulciano, Primitivo, Malvasia Bianca, Arneis, Pinot Grigio, Sagrantino, Lambrusca, Brachetto, NegroAmaro, Falanghina, Canaiolo Nero, Ciliegiolo, Coda di Volpe, Prosecco, and Piedirosso. Join us next time you go to Temecula wine tasting at the friendliest Temecula Valley Winery.

Wine Varieties Produced

  • Vermentino
  • Sangiovese
  • Aglianico
  • Montepulciano
  • Primitivo
  • Malvasia Bianca
  • Arneis
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Sagrantino
  • Lambrusca
  • Brachetto
  • NegroAmaro
  • Falanghina
  • Fiano
  • Coda di Volpe

Winery Features

Cougar Vineyard and Winery Winery Owners and Wine Makers Rick and Jennifer Buffington in Temecula, CA.  At Cougar Vineyard and Winery, you are submerged in the wine and wine making processes. Which not only allows you to sample delicious wines, but you also get to learn and appreciate how great wine created in Temecula Wine Country is, can, and will be!

Tasting Room Description

The owners of Cougar Vineyard and Winery in Temecula, CA, are the husband and wife wine making team, Rick and Jennifer Buffington. Rick and Jennifer were inspired to, "Create a winery tasting room that would be like one we would want to visit…all of the time". And thus, Cougar Vineyard and Winery was born.

The atmosphere at Cougar Vineyard & Winery is friendly, the staff is knowledgeable and the Wine Makers are always accessible. They love interacting with their customers to ensure they experience the essence of great wine tasting.

Upcoming Events


Open Daily 11:00am - 6:00pm
subject to change

Wine Tasting

$20.00 for 6 tastes and our logo Glass

39870 De Portola Road
Temecula, CA 92592
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