Our Winery

Located on a beautiful 40 acre estate on the De Portola Wine Trail in Temecula, CA, Danza del Sol Winery produces a remarkable range of quality wines.


Nestled in a 40-acre vineyard, Danza del Sol Winery is located on the De Portola Wine Trail in the heart of Temecula Valley, just 50 minutes from San Diego the winery reflects the spirit of “The Valley” rustic, authentic, and bold. Proudly owned by Temecula residents Ken & Tina Smith, the winery is also a part of the Kentina Hospitality Group.

Danza del Sol Winery’s story is deeply rooted in Temecula Valley’s wine history. The 40-acre property was  originally planted with Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc in 1972, making the Sauvignon Blanc vines the oldest in the Valley. Since then, Danza del Sol has continued to produce handcrafted Mediterranean-style award-winning wines by winemaker, Justin Knight.

Two things you immediately notice when you visit the tasting room is the rustic and authentic setting, and the friendly and knowledgeable staff eager to guide you through a memorable tasting experience. From casual or group tastings, guided tours, or private events, Danza del Sol winery has created experiences for the social wine enthusiast to enjoy. Danza’s philosophy is wine brings people together, so come taste with us!

Hand Crafted

In the first year, Danza del Sol winery produced about 3400 cases of wine. Due to the popularity and quality of the wines, friendly staff and casual tasting experience, production has grown to 15,000 cases in 2015. Our hand crafted wines are sold exclusively direct to our customers – through the tasting room, our robust Wine Club and online. The vineyard is planted with the following varietals: Cabernet Franc, Tempranillo, Gewürztraminer, Sangiovese, Syrah, Viognier, Orange Muscat, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sauvignon Blanc.


There are two things that are immediately evident when you arrive at our tasting room: the rustic and authentic ambiance and our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our team prides itself on providing a first class hospitality experience for everyone who comes to see us. We believe wine brings people together.

At Danza del Sol Winery we pride ourselves in producing wines in a Mediterranean style for you to share with friends and family on a lazy afternoon, dinner with friends or a special occasion. We invite you to share our passion for wines by visiting our tasting room, taking a tour, and creating memories that will last a lifetime!

Our Winemaking Team has over 20 years of experience in the wine industry.

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