5 Swoon-worthy Santa Barbara Wine Country Wedding Venues

There is more to Santa Barbara than swaying palms and sandy beaches. This destination-worthy wedding location is full of rolling hills, picturesque mountain ranges, and romantic vineyards. So if a toes-in-the-sand ceremony isn't your thing, check out these whimsical wine country wedding venues that set the perfect stage for your Big Day!

Whispering Rose Ranch Private Estate

Solvang, California

Fab Features: majestic ranch estate set on 100 scenic acres • the grounds boast a grand entry beneath a canopy of sycamores; a romantic fountain court; and a manicured lawn with stunning mountain vistas • a covered barn for dining & dancing that's the epitome of rustic elegance

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

The 1880 Union

Los Alamos, California

Fab Features: former Wells Fargo stagecoach station-turned-private-hotel • enchanting ceremonies beneath a vine-covered arbor in a serene rose garden • chic receptions in the dining room, with chandeliers in beaded cages, jazzy Art Deco bar, and eclectic mix of antiques • unique guestrooms, including a romantic bridal suite with canopy bed and copper soaking tub

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Santa Ynez Ranch

Santa Ynez, CA

Fab Features: stunning Santa Barbara Wine Country luxury retreat is set amidst a 105-acre organic vineyard and farm • vineyards views and lavender-scented breezes enhance your vows on the Wedding Lawn, which overlooks a pretty pond • a gorgeous upscale event barn with a chic lounge hosts exquisite celebrations

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$$

The Maker's Son

Los Alamos, CA

Fab Features: reimagined former filing station • the one-of-a-kind interior boasts an authentic 1920s service garage with the original open-truss high-vaulted ceiling and an intimate Western tavern, both with curated décor and Western-style antiques • customized menus made with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients paired with signature cocktail inspirations, along with wines, beers, and ciders from artisan Central Coastal producers

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Plenty on Bell

Los Alamos, CA

Fab Features: a charming garden patio for intimate ceremonies, with a splashing fountain and a fire pit • world-class menus from acclaimed chef Jesper Johansson, paired with local wines • full-service planning matches you with local vendors for an all-inclusive experience

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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