By Jeff Pack

Oak Mountain Winery offers relief from the heat and more


Last updated 8/13/2018 at 3:58pm

Jeff Pack

Oak Mountain Winery's tasting room inside The Cave is bustling on a recent Sunday afternoon.

For thousands of years, when high temperatures became unbearable, humans figured out that they could control the climate around them by going underground.

These days people enjoy air conditioning, but with electricity bills skyrocketing during recent heat spells like the one currently happening in the Temecula Valley, some people wish they had a cave to crawl into all summer.

Oak Mountain Winery has one – and they have food and wine there. Lots of it.

"Considering how hot this summer has been, the cave has kept a good ambient temperature, around 65 on average," Valerie Andrews, owner a...

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