California Central Valley - Madera, Mariposa, Sacramento, San Joaquin (Lodi), Solano Counties - Winery Weddings


Vino con Brio Winery Central Valley CA

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The 400 mile-long Central Valley is one of the largest agricultural valleys in the world.  Nestled between the coastal mountain range and the Sierra Nevada, it stretches from Sacramento in the north to Bakersfield in the south. While vineyards are to be found in abundance, wineries are far and few between - the grapes largely destined for uses other wine or sent elsewhere. 

However, Winery Wedding Guide searched the area to find that delightful winery wedding venues do exist.  Most are located in the environs of the city of Lodi in San Joaquin County where six of the region's some 70 wineries host weddings. A scattering of venues are to be found near Sacramento, California's state capital, and the mid-valley cities of Fresno and Madera.


In addition,several Central Valley wineries, while not available for weddings, do host wedding-related events, such as receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, family gatherings.  Look for them following the Winery Wedding possibilities listed below:


Abundance Vineyards


"Picture perfect" describes the setting for Abundance's vineyard-surrounded Tuscan-inspired Tasting Room. Or choose the private, romantic ambiance of the spacious Barrell Room. Outdoors, the lavender-bordered Courtyard is perfect for both day or nighttime celebrations.

1150 West Turner Road
Lodi, CA 95242

Telephone: 209 334-0274


Web: www.abundance




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Bare Ranch by Michael-David Winery


In the heart of Lodi wine country, surrounded by 180 acres of vineyard, an arching bridge crossing Koi ponds leading to a waterfall and botanical garden greets your wedding party at this beautifully landscaped and historic property. Select from three outdoor main areas to entertain your guests with two options for the exchange of vows.

19877 N. Davis Rd.

Lodi, CA 95242

Telephone: 209 482-8725





Photo: Courtesy Bare Ranch

Berghold Vineyards


Berghold Vineyards & Winery Central Valley CA

Gardens with olive trees, roses, lavender and Italian marble fountains await your wedding party.  The elegant Main Building offers an indoor venue.  Dancing takes place in the grandeur of the Barrel Room.

17343 North Cherry Road

Lodi, CA 95240

Telephone: 209 333-9291





Photo: Courtesy Berghold Winery

Birdstone Winery


Located in Madera County, the southern gateway to Yosemite National Park and across the river from Fresno, this small family-owned winery welcomes your wedding party with its Tasting Room and Courtyard available to accomodate from 25 to 500 guests.

9400 Road 36
Madera, CA 93636
Telephone: 559 974-4440
E-mail: On Website


Photo: Courtesy Birdstone Winery/

             Chris Geiger Photography

Butterfly Creek Winery


Located near Yosemite National Park, Butterfly Creek features a quaint Chapel and rustic Tasting Room with gorgeous grounds surrounded by nature. Views of the Sierra Mountains, coupled with the area’s natural beauty provide an intimate backdrop for your wedding. Up to 100 guests.

4063 Triangle Road

Mariposa, CA 95338

Telephone: 209 966-2097



Photo: Courtesy Butterfly Creek Winery


Frasinetti Winery



Sacramento's oldest family-owned winery offers its romantic setting of Historic Buildings, plus an intimate Deck and Fountain area, all surrounded by towering eucalyptus trees.

7395 Frasinetti Road

Sacramento CA 95829

Telephone: 916 383-2444

E-mail: On Website





Photo Courtesy Frasinetti Winery/

Christoper Knight Photography

Harmony Wynelands Winery


Harmony Wynelands Winery Central Valley Ca

Spectacular Gardens and a peaceful, shaded Patio area are yours for your special day.  Additionally, a
spacious and elegant Banquet Room is available. All this, along with an historic pipe organ that the owner just might play for you.

9291 East Harney Lane
Lodi, CA 95240
Telephone: 209 369-4184

Photo: Courtesy Harmony Wynelands Winery

Idle Hour Winery



A tranquil  riverside location, just 13 miles south of the ultimate honeymoon destination Yosemite National Park, awaits your wedding day. The winery’s picturesque Queen’s  Inn & Wine Bar, adjacent Beer Garden, and spacious grounds are yours for your guests to enjoy on your special day.


41139 Highway 41
Oakhurst, California 93644
Telephone: 559 760-9090


Photo: Courtesy Idle Hour Winery

McConnell Estates



Built over 100 years ago, the beautiful McConnell house with its warm family atmosphere offers the flexibility of multiple rooms.  From the Sun Porch, a large Deck overlooks the landscaped yard and vineyards.

10686 West Stockton Boulevard

 Elk Grove, CA 95758

Telephone: 916 685-5386






Photo Courtesy McConnell Estates

Mettler Family Vineyards


High ceilings, a soaring fireplace, walls of glass, a twinkle-lit Courtyard - Mettler's Tasting Room and wedding venue is the centerpiece of seven beautifully landscaped acres, all surrounded by vines. Your guests are free to stroll the Gardens; a willow-shaded Pond provides a lovely spot for the exchange of vows.

7889 East Harney Lane

Lodi, CA 209 369-3045

Telephone: 209 747-3684



Photo: Courtesy Mettler Family Winery

Oak Farm Vineyards


The newly renovated 1864- built Redwood Barn is perfect for gatherings throughout the year. The Great Lawn, with Lake views and beside the Zinfandel vineyard, is ideal for sunset weddings. The Lake , bordered with lush, green lawns,  provides a serene and private setting.

23627 N. DeVries Road
Lodi, California  95242

Telephone: 209 365-6566



Photo: Courtesy Oak Farm Vineyards/

             Dee Yates Photography

Oak Ridge Winery


The rustic, yet elegant, Event Center, located in an historic part of the winery, provides a setting for ceremonies and celebrations. The adjacent Courtyard is perfect for smaller, less formal gatherings. Choose the Tasting Room, converted from the original winery’s redwood tank,as an even more intimate venue .

6100 E. Highway 12
Lodi, CA 95240
(209) 369-4758
X 27






Photo: Courtesy Oak Ridge Winery


R. H. Phillips Winery


R. H. Phillips Winery Central Valley CA

Located in Yolo County's Dunnigan Hills, with picturesque vineyards surrounded by rolling hills of wheat and views of mountain ranges, R. H. Phillips' beautiful landscape and modern tasting room create a striking backdrop for your special day.

26838 County Road 12A
Esparto, CA 95627
Telephone: 530 662-3215



Photo: Courtesy R. H. Phillips /Travis Hoehne

Scribner Bend Winery


Just 15 minutes from downtown Sacramento on a bend of the Sacramento River. Scribner Bend offers a rustic and intimate setting for outdoor weddings and celebrations. Tthe renovated Historic Barn adds an indoor venue.

9051 River Road

Sacramento, CA 95832

Telephone: 916 744-1803




Photo: Courtesy Scribner Bend


Sorelle Winery


With the restored Dodge House as its centerpiece, a choice of outdoor venues await your wedding day. Shaded grounds with lovely landscaping are incorporated into offered packages for gatherings large or small.

9599 North Highway 88

Stockton, CA 95212

Telephone: 209 931-4350






Photo: Courtesy Sorelle Winery/

KT James Photography

Viaggio Estate & Winery


A Grand Staircase leads to sweeping, green Lawns overlooking the Mokelumne River.  The Walnut Orchard offers its natural, shady canopy as yet another venue for larger celebrations. As a secluded place to exchange vows, or gather for a more intimate event, choose the Secret Garden.

100 East Taddei Road

Acampo, CA  95220

Telephone: 209 368-1378






Photo: Courtesy Viaggio Winery


Wilson Vineyards


Wilson Vinehyard Central Valley Ca

Picture a colorful garden where roses perfume the air and acres of vineyards stretch toward a glorious sunset.  Tiny lights outline a grape-stake fence beside a lush lawn.  and, in the midst of the garden, a wedding gazebo waits just for you.

50400 Gaffney Road

Clarksburg, CA 95612

Telephone: 916 744-1456





Photo: Courtesy Wilson Vineyards



                                               Related Events

In addition, several Central Valley wineries, while not available for weddings, do host wedding-related events, such as receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, family gatherings.  Here they are, listed below:


Bogle Winery

37783 Country Road 114

Clarksburg, CA 95612

Telephone:916 744-1139



Cardella Winery

41424 W. Panoche Road

Mendota, CA 93640

Telephone: 559 974-4797




Chateau Lasgoity

11219 Road 26

Madera CA 93637

Telephone: 559 674-8291







Dancing Fox Winery

203 School Street

Lodi, CA 95240

Telephone: 209 366-2634



Delicato Family Vineyards

12001 South Highway 99

Manteca, CA 95336

Telephone: 209 824-3500








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