What’s more romantic for a couple’s special day than a beautiful rustic winery surrounded by lush vineyards? Well, we would say two wineries. Actually, let’s make that ten stunning bottle-filled venues which invite you to celebrate your wedding day in true wine country-style.
We’ve selected ten of the dreamiest winery settings from across the states to play host to your upcoming nuptials. From the sweeping mountain views in Colorado and sprawling estates in North Carolina and Virginia, to the country elegance of Massachusetts and sophisticated cityscapes of New York, or the laid-back West Coast-chic vibe found from California to Oregon and Washington States—all of the spectacular sites we’ve discovered are sure to create the perfect backdrop for your special day.
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1. Canyon Wind Cellars (Palisade, Colorado)
This family-owned estate winery offers rustic elegance and wine country charm along with a helpful staff and dozens of options for your special day. Choose to hold your ceremony, reception or entire event in one of their two beautiful outdoor spaces. The intimate front yard shaded by a Mulberry tree is perfect for smaller gatherings, while the open and airy backyard overlooking the magnificent Colorado River is ideal for larger groups and offers unobstructed views of the Grand Mesa.
2. Shelton Vineyards (Dobson, North Carolina)
Find your fairytale at Shelton Vineyards! The Northern Carolina mountain views, rolling vineyard hills and top-notch hospitality makes Shelton Vineyards the perfect spot for your wedding day dreams to come true, and a place to create memories that will last a lifetime.
3. Linganore Winecellars (Mt. Airy, Maryland)
Majestically built into a hillside on an impressive 230-acre estate, Linganore Winecellars offers indoor event facilities with an upscale cabin-inspired décor, as well as scenic outdoor options to suit anyone’s taste. The secluded setting, surrounded by beautiful vistas, rolling hills and a serene pond, lends itself to a wedding filled with romance and style.
4. Veritas Vineyard & Winery (Afton, Virginia)
The winery and its expansive grounds offers the opportunity and flexibility to create the event of your dreams. Whether you prefer an intimate sit-down dinner in the Mezzanine or a full-blown celebration in Saddleback Hall, Veritas can accommodate in effortless-style. The tasting room boasts hardwood floors, leather furniture, numerous French doors and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace–warmly welcoming you and your guests to this lavish rustic elegance.
5. Nashoba Valley Winery (Bolton, Massachusetts)
Nashoba Valley Winery offers an elegant site to host your indoor or outdoor wedding ceremony and reception throughout the year. The winery is located in the heart of apple country with acres of orchards, idyllic views of the beautiful gardens and ponds and numerous walking paths.
6. Three Rivers Winery (Walla Walla, Washington)
Three Rivers Winery is a destination winery located just west of Walla Walla, Washington in the Columbia Valley wine country. Set atop a small knoll overlooking the surrounding vineyards and Mill Creek, the winery features stunning views of the Blue Mountains in the distance and nearby Whitman Mission.
7. Black Star Farms Winery (Suttons Bay, Michigan)
Located on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula in northern Michigan, Black Star Farm’s luxurious B & B Inn on Suttons Bay offers a particularly gracious setting for an elegant wedding event. This scenic winery offers many unique indoor and outdoor options for your special day. All of the site’s event venues are located within close proximity, making for an easy transition from one to another in the event of inclement weather.
8. Brooklyn Winery (Brooklyn, New York)
With a fully functioning winery as the background for your wedding, Brooklyn Winery is a uniquely chic and sophisticated space. Filled with reclaimed wood and hand-selected vintage adornments, your guests will sip fine artisan wines made right on premises. Our dedicated event manager will carefully assist with all of your details such as helping create an individualized wedding menu, to making sure every element is absolutely perfect when it comes time to walk down the aisle.
9. Viansa Winery ( Sonoma, California)
Have the wedding of your dreams at this beautiful hilltop winery in Sonoma! The spectacular views of Sonoma Valley and its vineyards, charming ivy-covered courtyard and utterly romantic wine cellars make this wine country venue one you simply can’t resist.
10. Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn (McMinnville, Oregon)
With everything you need in one fabulous location– breathtaking views, award-winning wines and the Inn’s intimate setting–Youngberg Hill is specialized in creating exclusive, romantic and personalized weddings to make your big day simply perfect in every way.
For all of you brides (and grooms!) to-be, we wish you the best–wherever you decide to tie the knot. But most of all, may your wedding day be filled with love, family and of course, wine!