So, you still haven’t decided where you want to take Mom for Mother’s Day?
Let us help you out with a few suggestions:
Caf Champagne at Thornton Winery
32575 Rancho California Road, Temecula
On the menu: Prime rib, Tuscan-style chicken and gnocchi, Sangiovese braised beef short ribs, toasted orzo Greek salad, cheese blintzes, house-made tiramisu, warm banana bread pudding. Full menu available here.
Cost: $49.95 adults, $19.95 children 5 to 12 years old, 4 and under free
Time: Noon to 5 p.m., with live music from noon to 4 p.m.
Ponte Family Estate Winery
35053 Rancho California Road, Temecula
On the menu: Belgian waffle and omelette bar, white port poached chicken breast with pistachio cream, prime rib, spiral-sliced ham, Alaskan halibut en crote, cheesecakes and lemon meringue and Key lime pies.
$49 adults ($44 for wine club members), $25 children under 12 years old ($22 for children of wine club members)
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.