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What’s happenin’ in December?! — Orfila Vineyards & Winery

What’s happenin’ in December?!

It’s December, time to put up the Christmas tree, untangle all those lights that you supposedly “put away perfectly” last year and somehow became a huge mess over the course of a year, grab a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy some peaceful time by the fire. December is one of our favorite months at Orfila, that’s why we stocked it full of fun events for the whole family. Check out the list below for what we have going on in December plus a few fun facts about the 12th month of the year:


 December comes from the Latin word “decem” which means ten.

 Turqouise is the birthstone for December.

 The flower for the month of December is holly (of course).

 December 3rd is National Let’s Hug Day.

 The Charles Dickens classic story ‘A Christmas Carol’ was 1st published in December 6, 1843.

 Famous people born on Christmas Day – Sir Issac Newton: 1642, Clara Barton: 1821, Humphrey Bogart: 1899, Little Richard: 1932

Weekly Events at Orfila in December:


Thursday, December 6th is the final installment for the winter season of  Live Prize Trivia! From 7-9pm in our Tent Pavillion, Trivia Night takes you on a mental journey from Pop Culture to History and everything in between. Think you know a lot of useless knowledge? Well come out to Orfila and put that knowledge to use! The top 3 teams win some amazing prizes.

Click for more info on Feel Good Fridays! FREE EVENT

We welcome amazing Spanish Guitarist Jimmy Patton to our Feel Good Friday on December 21st from 3-5:30pm. Joining Jimmy will be Wholé Molé Gourmet Food Truck run by Escondido’s own Hacienda de Vega Restaurant. Come out and enjoy the tunes while sipping on your favorite Orfila wine and enjoying some authentic Mexican cuisine. December 28th brings you Britt Doehring. Her insane vocal talents will send you over the edge of enjoyment. COme and witness it in person from 3-5:30pm.

Click for more info on Sundays on the Terrace! FREE EVENT

Finish your weekend off with Orfila’s Sundays on the Terrace. On December 2nd from 3-5:30 we welcome Guitarist Mike Slayen. December 9th from 3-5:30 brings you Jazz Guitarist Blu Gruv and Pearson’s Louisiana Cajun Food. And ending the month we have Mike McGill on December 30th also joined by Pearson’s Louisiana Cajun Food.

Monthly Events at Orfila in November:

Click here for more info and tickets to Movie Night!

Orfila’s Monthy Movie Night has become a big hit! This month on December 16th starting at 7pm, we are featuring the hilarious holiday classic “Elf”. Tickets are $8 and include the movie and free unlimited popcorn throughout the night.

Click here for more information on the Painting Party!

Saturday December 29th from 3-5pm, Jennifer Doehring will be offering a painting class outside overlooking our estate vineyards. For $30 you will get all supplies needed, step by step painting instruction and the finished product to go home! Grab a glass of Orfila wine and enjoy the afternoon while learning to paint! Discounts on wine and merchandise available for Painting Party attendees.

Special Events at Orfila in November:

Holiday Dessert and Wine Pairing

On Thursday, December 13th from 7-9pm, you will enjoy amazing Holiday desserts paired with 5 of Orfila’s best wines. You will also enjoy some Holiday music played by classically trained Jazz guitarist Craig Perry, special after-hours shopping deals, other appetizers all while under the stars and lights. Tickets for this event are $30 and need to be purchased by Monday, December 10th.

A Special Holiday Click for more info on Sundays on the Terrace!

Britt Doehring is back and singing your favorite Holiday tunes under the arbor. Amazing vocals, guitar, a capella holiday tunes with a glass of Orfila wine and some amazing Holiday treats, what more could you ask for! It’s all happening Sunday December 23rd from 3-5:30.


Orfila Presents: The 12 Days of Christmas Case Sale

On the First Day of Christmas my true love gave to me…
A case of wine from my favorite winery!

Give your true love your wishlist now, because Orfila’s 12 Days of Christmas Case Sale is about to begin!Starting December 1st and continuing through December 12th, Orfila is offering a case of our favorite wines at an amazing discounted price!

Every day, a new wine will be announced as the “Wine of the Day” and you can get a case of it for 30% OFF Retail Price!

Stay tuned for a new Orfila wine offered for 30% off the case (12 bottles) each day for 12 days!

Wines will be announced each day on Facebook or on our website

You can also call 1.800.868.WINE each day to find out the wine of the day and reserve your case!

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To get more information on all of these events and much more please visit our website by clicking here. We hope you have an amazing December and spend some time with us! Stay tuned for “What’s Happening in January” coming up next year!

Happy Holidays!