By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna

The Temecula Wine & Music Festival will be held on Saturday July 13th. The festival has been one of the most popular festival events in the Temecula Valley for the last 18 years. Its main goal has been to promote the lifestyle of the valley and support local charities.

Throughout the years Michael & Terri Paulo have supported numerous organizations such as the Shriners Hospital for children, the Boy and Girls Club, All from the Heart supporting military veterans and more. This year they will be benefitting Michelles Place a 501C3 nonprofit organization. In 2001, Michelle’s Place was founded by Michelle Watson’s friends and family to ensure no one faces cancer alone. Michelle’s Place offers over 23 different programs more than 51 times a month. All programs and services are free to the community.

Also, for the third year the National Association of Music Angels nonprofit donating music instrument for kids in need. Last year they donated over 20 thousand to these charities through their fundraising activities.


The festival is a concert and wine tasting event with gourmet food trucks and other alcohol and beverage options. Come and experience music and wine tasting all day long at the beautiful Monteleone Meadows Ranch located just off the 15 and 215 freeways. The festival is always fun, relaxing and all for a good cause helping local charities. They offer live and silent auction items during the event. One hundred percent of all proceeds go to charity.

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