Fine Print

Outside Food Policy

  • Outside food and beverage is not allowed on property. We encourage you to try our delicious wines, but if you choose to bring an outside bottle, both The Restaurant at Ponte and Bouquet Restaurant charge a $20.00 corkage fee.
  • Guests are welcome to bring in a cake or dessert for a celebration. The Restaurant at Ponte charges a $4.00 per person service fee to cut and serve. Our pastry chef bakes delicious cakes in five sizes and varying prices. We require a three day advance prior to your dinner reservation.
  • Picnics in the garden, courtyard areas and vineyard are strictly prohibited.

Restaurant Policy & FAQ

  • Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended on weekends and for parties of two or more.
  • The Restaurant at Ponte offers outdoor “al fresco” dining. During cold weather we provide outdoor heaters and comfortable blankets for our guests. During hot weather, we turn on misters to keep our guests cool! Please dress accordingly for outdoor dining.
  • The Restaurant at Ponte offers several menu options for kids under 12. Ice cream is included!

The Restaurant at Ponte accepts reservations based on availability and the following seating guidelines:

  • Monday – Thursday:
    • We accept parties with up to a maximum of 24 people.
    • All parties of 9 or more people will dine from a pre set menu.
  • Friday:
    • We accept reservations for parties with up to a maximum of 8 people.
  • Saturday – Sunday:
    • We accept reservations for parties with up to a maximum of 8 people.
  • Special Events Team
    • We can assist you with dining for 25 or more people on any given day based on availability.

Dog Policy

  • Ponte Winery allows certified service dogs only, and does not allow pets of any kind at the winery.

Smoking Policy

  • Ponte Winery and Vineyard Inn are non-smoking properties. The use of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, marijuana and medicinal marijuana is prohibited in all public and private areas at Ponte: the Tasting Room, restaurants, special event spaces, Ponte Vineyard Inn guest rooms and patios, gardens and walkways. Smoking is only allowed in the parking lots, away from building entrances.

Limo Policy

  • At this time, Limousines and Buses are permitted with a prior reservation only, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Party sizes are limited to a maximum of 8 guests. Your driver must present our written reservation confirmation to the parking attendant/greeter upon arrival. Reservations can be made by filling out the Limousine Reservation Request, or by calling (951) 694-8855.

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Shipping Policy

  • When Ponte ships wine to a home or place of business, a person over the age of 21 must be present at the recipient address to sign for the package at the time of delivery.

Wine Club Reserve Room Policy

  • The Reserve Room is open for Members only on Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • A maximum of 4 people are allowed per group, per day.
  • Wine by the glass and tastes are sold in the Reserve Room. Open bottles are not sold, nor allowed, in the Reserve Room.
  • Wine Club Member glasses must stay on property. Member glasses are available for sale in the Tasting Room or online at

The Pool and Poolside Bar & Café at Ponte Vineyard Inn

  • The pool and hot tub at our hotel, Ponte Vineyard Inn, are available for use by registered hotel guests only. The Poolside Bar & Café is also open to registered hotel guests only, however, it is temporarily closed for a food and beverage relaunch. Wine Club Member benefits apply at the Poolside Bar & Café as well. The 10% dining discount applies to a maximum of 8 registered hotel guests and the Member must be present to receive the discount.

Proposition 65 

  • Many food and beverage cans have linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to the State of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. 
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    Chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm may be present in foods or beverages sold or served here.