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Bella Rosa at Garre Vineyard and Winery and Martinelli Event Center

Livermore Wedding Venue
7986 Tesla Road
Livermore, California 94550
Contact: Events
Phone: 925/371-8200

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Why We Like This Place

Garré Vineyard & Winery is a bit like a small village—a charming one surrounded by grapevines. One of the Livermore Valley's original wineries, this gem, with its Italian Wine Country style, has always drawn a crowd. Maybe it's because of the café on the premises, the park-like setting, the Tasting Room or the jazz they serve up with the food and the bocce ball.

That popularity has increased even more with Garré's Martinelli Event Center, a private facility located just a short drive up the hill from the winery. Set on an elevated vineyard, it's a grand Hacienda-style venue with wrought-iron gates, a bell tower, and palm trees at the entrance. The ballroom, which has been designed for both beauty and versatility, features a vaulted beamed ceiling, wood wainscoting and accents, high windows, and contemporary chandeliers. There are three built-in, remote-controlled projection screens (for that slide show of the bride and groom), as well as wireless microphones for the toasts. The building's stone-paved inner courtyard with fireplace and fountain is ideal for a bar setup and appetizers, or for a reception under the stars. A nearby ceremony site is not only surrounded by vines, but also offers views of vineyard-laced rolling hills. The entire facility—including an enormous patio and lawn, an exquisite bridal suite, and a comfortable groom's dressing area—is laid out in a way that allows for seamless transitions from ceremony to hors d'oeuvres to dining and dancing.

Back down the hill on the winery property is Bella Rosa, Garré's stunning new event center, and Oak Staging Area, another gorgeous wedding site. Old-fashioned 19th-century streetlamps line the paths and illuminate the area at night. One walkway leads up to a small stage beneath the property's centuries-old oak tree. Bordered by flowerbeds and Italian cypress and backed by rows of Cabernet vines, this is a lovely spot for a ceremony. Just steps away, the event center features a full bar, hardwood floors, distinctive chandeliers, and vineyard views through large arched picture windows. It's an incredibly flexible space for a reception, and a marvelous place to sample the masterful pairings of food and wine recommended and prepared by their Executive Chef and highly trained culinary staff. Two full-size bocce ball courts that are lit at night offer a before- and after-dinner diversion, adding to the Old World ambiance.

Tours of Garré Winery's event sites are by appointment only. We suggest that to really experience what Garré is like, make a reservation for lunch or dinner, too. That way you'll be able to stroll the grounds, take in the views, and taste their award-winning food and wine.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 370
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 300

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 370
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 400
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 500


  • Max. Seated: 370

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Martinelli Event Center seats up to 200 guests, and Bella Rosa seats up to 370.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The New Café holds up to 80 seated, the Café Courtyard up to 100, the Martinelli Center up to 200, and Bella Rosa up to 370.

MEETING CAPACITY: Spaces are available for 12–370 guests. Facilities include conference capabilities.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

15% of the estimated event total is the nonrefundable deposit required to reserve your date, and the balance is due 2 weeks prior to the event. The most popular all-inclusive packages range $90–150/person.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners


Catering: in-house

Kitchen Facilities: n/a

Tables & Chairs: provided, Chiavari chairs at both event centers

Linens, Silver, etc.: provided

Restrooms: wheelchair accessible

Dance Floor: yes

Bride's & Groom's Dressing Areas: yes

AV/Meeting Equipment: video projectors, DVD, amplifier, electronically operated projection screen, program speakers, wireless microphone, and wireless connections are available at both event centers

Parking: ample on site

Accommodations: no guest rooms

Outdoor Night Lighting: yes

Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no

Cleanup: provided

View: vineyards, valley, mountains, meadow, fountain, gardens

Venue Views

Fountain/Water Feature
Garden Patio/Courtyard
Golf Course Fairways
Landscaped Grounds

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility


Alcohol: in-house; full bar at both event centers

Smoking: outdoors only

Music: amplified OK outdoors until 10pm

Wheelchair Access: yes

Insurance: liability required

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