28 Gorgeous California Winery Wedding Venues—From North to South

You don't need to travel far in California to find a gorgeous wine country setting for your wedding day. Thanks to its agreeable climate, distinct seasons, and sprawling landscapes, the Golden State is ideal for growing juicy grapes—and playing host to dreamy nuptials. From the misty hillsides of Napa Valley to the sun-kissed fields of Temecula and everywhere in between, we've got a picture-perfect winery wedding venue for you.



NAPA/SONOMA



Hans Fahden Vineyards

Calistoga, California

Fab Features: charming winery nestled in the Mayacamas Mountains • the picturesque grounds are made up of terraced lawns, lush gardens overflowing with blooms, and a serene lily pond • candlelit receptions inside the one-of-a-kind wine cave

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Annadel Estate Winery

Santa Rosa, CA

Fab Features: striking turn-of-the-century estate set on 40 acres of woodlands, vineyards, and heirloom rose fields • magical Old World-style ruins boast hand-hewn stone walls and lush trellises • artful lighting illuminates expansive lawns, terraces, and a rustic barn

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Paradise Ridge Winery

Santa Rosa, California

Fab Features: wonderful family-owned winery and 156-acre estate on a bluff overlooking the Russian River Valley • spacious, two-story venue with a bright loggia and veranda which echo early California architecture with a modern twist • unique four-acre "Marijke's Grove" of artwork set among the oaks

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

B.R. Cohn Winery

Glen Ellen, CA

Fab Features: ceremonies in a spectacular al fresco Amphitheater with a large stage and terraced lawn • dreamy vineyard and mountain backdrop from under an ancient oak • olive grove-shaded receptions on an expansive lawn bordered by blooms

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Hamel Family Winery

Sonoma, CA

Fab Features: lovely, family-owned winery boasting an elegant estate house, airy terraces, and lush plantings and vines • patio ceremony site with jaw-dropping views of Sonoma Mountain • chic modern architecture embraces the landscape and offers endless gorgeous photo ops

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Barn at Harrow Cellars

Sonoma, CA

Fab Features: elegant whitewashed barn nestled among vineyards • olive-lined pathways wend past a quaint pond, succulent gardens, and a lush green lawn • gorgeous indoor/outdoor vibes and generous packages (including sweet microweddings!)

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


NORTH BAY



Pacheco Ranch Winery

Novato, CA

Fab Features: 1876 Italianate ranch house with Victorian touches like a columned covered porch, decorative eaves, a pergola draped in wisteria, and a fragrant rose garden • nestled on acres of bucolic grounds that include vineyards, heirloom citrus trees, Italian cypress, and a waterfall • al fresco reception area glows thanks to spotlights tucked in the tall trees

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


SACRAMENTO | GOLD COUNTRY



The Ranch at Stoney Creek

Somerset, CA

Fab Features: a Pony Express lodge-turned-miner's camp-turned-B&B • the grounds are made up of 67 acres of ancient oaks, rolling vineyards, historic barns and lodges, sprawling meadows backed by the soaring Sierra Nevadas • cozy accommodations include several bed and breakfast style rooms as well as small and group campgrounds

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


SAN JOAQUIN AND CENTRAL VALLEY



San Joaquin Winery

Madera, CA

Fab Features: exclusive use of the entire, sprawling property on your wedding day • toast your nuptials on the covered, open-air patio, with its tall ceilings, exposed beams, and wood-covered posts • endless photo ops among the wine barrels, luscious vineyards, and almond orchards

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


SOLANO



Village 360

Fairfield, CA

Fab Features: two unique venues nestled in the hills of the Suisun Valley • packages range from intimate to DIY to all-inclusive, ensuring every couple finds the perfect fit • outdoor seating areas offer picturesque vistas of the surrounding countryside and lush vineyards

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


TRI-VALLEY



Murrieta's Well

Livermore, California

Fab Features: 100-year-old winery tucked away in a pastoral fold of picturesque Livermore Valley • Spanish tiled staircase for a showstopping entrance to the graceful graceful Vineyard Terrace • inspired pairings of food and estate-produced wines

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Wente Vineyards

Livermore, California

Fab Features: award-winning restaurant nestled in a picturesque canyon • 3 private dining rooms and terraces with views of the grapevines, sycamore groves, and rolling hills • private wine tastings in their unique wine caves

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Nella Terra Cellars

Sunol, CA

Fab Features: spectacular setting including hillside vineyards, landscaped gardens, and water features • stunning al fresco ceremony site with vine-draped arches and a pergola backdropped by an idyllic creek-fed pond • dramatic peak-roofed white tent for indoor celebrations

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


SOUTH BAY



Guglielmo Winery

Morgan Hill, California

Fab Features: ‌flower-lined courtyard with granite bar under a grapevine-covered arbor • Old World-style cobblestone event space with an expansive white tent • ceremonies beneath a red-tile-roofed pergola

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Fortino Winery and Event Center

Gilroy, California

Fab Features: family-owned winery set among acres of vineyards, rolling hills, and giant redwoods • delectable Italian cuisine served in a rustic tasting room and handsome barrel room • large patio and lawn for al fresco events

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Regale Winery and Vineyards

Los Gatos, California

Fab Features: Old World Italian villa-inspired winery • lush gardens with fountains, heirloom roses, outdoor fireplaces, and a wood-fired oven • second-floor dining room & terrace affords breathtaking views of the coastal range and gardens

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


SANTA CRUZ



Bargetto Winery

Soquel, California

Fab Features: family-run winery with Old World hospitality • woodsy creekside ceremonies flanked by a long, weathered bar and the Tasting Room, prettily landscaped with espaliered vines and seasonal blooms • delectable menus paired with award-winning wines served in the elegant Mediterranean-style banquet room

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


PASO ROBLES



Tooth & Nail Winery

Paso Robles, CA

Fab Features: gorgeous Central Coast gem with 9,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space • event spaces include two rooftop terraces, a lovey ballroom, and an intimate wine library, all with a dreamy, modern aesthetic • generous amenities include two dressing suites, a private wine tasting, and exclusive access to the vineyards

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Allegretto Vineyard Resort

Paso Robles, California

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired resort built with Old World materials like stone and marble • beautiful surroundings that include fountains, grapevines, and picturesque hillsides • on-site pool, spa, and locally sourced Northern Italian cuisine

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Cass Winery and Vineyard

Paso Robles, CA

Fab Features: dreamy destination venue blends classic Paso Robles views with a clean, modern aesthetic • al fresco events nestled among ancient oaks and lush vineyards • the modern barrel room boasts four glass bay doors that open onto sprawling covered verandas

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Villa San-Juliette Winery

San Miguel, California

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired estate and Tasting Room on 168 acres of manicured grounds, gardens, and grape vines • gorgeous verandas and patios overlook the three-tiered fountain, pond, and lush vineyard • glowing market lights illuminate romantic lawns

Catering: BYO
Price: $$


SAN LUIS OBISPO



Oyster Ridge at Ancient Peaks Winery

Santa Margarita, CA

Fab Features: 19th-century historic ranch with panoramic vistas • glorious ceremony veranda nestled beneath ancient oaks with views of the surrounding vineyards • elegant and airy barn boasts fixed heaters, a handmade wooden bar, and sliding doors that open onto a twinkle-lit covered patio

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

La Lomita Ranch

San Luis Obispo, CA

Fab Features: luxurious Spanish style estate in the heart of Edna Valley • exchange vows next to the water with a rolling hill backdrop • intimate celebrations on the terrace framed by palm fronds and Spanish olive trees

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$


SANTA BARBARA WINE COUNTRY



Zaca Mesa Winery and Vineyards

Los Olivos, CA

Fab Features: elegant, sustainable winery nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley • courtyard ceremonies beneath century-old oaks trees with a breathtaking vineyard backdrop • Club Room outfitted with 6 stunning chandeliers and lofty glass doors that look out onto the vines

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$


TEMECULA



Falkner Winery

Temecula, CA

Fab Features: off-the-beaten-path Temecula treasure on a quiet hilltop overlooking acres of rolling, vine-covered slopes • ceremonies in the lush vineyard or garden among towering cypress trees, bountiful white roses, and natural arches of jasmine • hand-carved doors lead to the lovely Pinnacle Room, where tall windows offer dramatic views of the valley below

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Ponte Winery and Vineyard Inn

Temecula, California

Fab Features: lush garden and pond-side ceremonies with quintessential vineyard views • intimate celebrations in the aromatic Barrel Room lined with oak casks • award-winning hotel accommodations and gourmet on-site catering

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Wilson Creek Winery

Temecula, CA

Fab Features: family-owned winery known for delectable wines, stellar views • outdoor ceremonies overlooking the vineyards or under the gazebo nestled in a lush oasis bordered by olive and pepper trees • the Champagne Ballroom impresses with beautiful marble columns, a deeply coffered ceiling, and walls covered in a tapestry of wine barrel staves

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


SAN DIEGO



Milagro Winery

Ramona, California

Fab Features: spectacular 110-acre property lush with vineyards, an organic farm, and a lake • gorgeous oak-shaded ceremony site alongside unique, signature structures like the rustic granite wine cave and Tuscan Crush House • exceptional staff to assist every step of the way

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Forgotten Barrel Winery

Escondido, CA

Fab Features: vintage-inspired winery with lush vineyard landscapes, historic buildings, and exquisite views of Escondido Wine Country • airy, elegant ceremonies in the vine-wrapped courtyard • dramatic brick-and-wood barrel room boasts a vaulted ceiling and rustic wrought-iron chandeliers

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$


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Just 30 miles south of Sacramento you will find endless miles of vineyards in the largest grape-growing region in the United States. With 85+ boutique wineries and multiple award-winning wedding venues, Lodi has become the ultimate destination for a romantic wine country wedding.

Whether you're looking for a Mediterranean estate for the grandest affair, a luxury hotel with elegant grounds and a resort spa, or a rustic boutique winery offering extraordinary vineyard views, Lodi has a venue that will match your vision and your budget.



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