California Santa Cruz Mountains – Winery Weddings 

The Santa Cruz Mountains’ appellation encompasses the wineries of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County as well as those of its namesake, Santa Cruz County. All are located in convenient proximity to the San Francisco Bay area. Yes, the eastern side of the coastal range is best known as Silicon Valley. Even so, some of California’s most historic wineries are located here. Winery Wedding Guide has found winery-wedding locations climbing close to the peak of Mount Madonna, venues overlooking the sparkling waters of Half Moon Bay or San Francisco Bay, venues in the midst of redwood forests – all with welcoming hospitality for your perfect winery-wedding day.

House Family Vineyards


A stone Sculpture Garden at the vineyard entrance provides the opening scene to an unforgettable day. Stroll through the hilltop vineyard to  Vineyard Point, where panoramic views of the Santa Cruz Mountains and Silicon Valley provide the frame for your celebration. Evening brings on the twinkling lights of the world below as the dancing begins.

13336 Old Oak Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
Tel: 800-975-7191
Photo: Courtesy House Family Vineyards 

The Mountain Winery


The Mountain Winery’s charming facilities and magnificent views provide the atmosphere for an unforgettable event. Exchange vows under cascading trees on the Vista Deck, celebrate on the  Chateau Deck while taking in the panoramic  sweep of the valley below.

14831 Pierce Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
Telephone: 408 741-2822

Thomas Fogarty Vineyards


A three-level redwood reception facility flows down from its mountain-top setting into the vineyards, each level offering stunning views of the San Francisco Bay area.  Choose the Pavillion or the Hill House with its adjoining terrace for a most special day.

19501 Skyline Boulevard
Woodside, CA 94062
Telephone: 650 851-6777
Photo: Courtesy Thomas Fogarty Winery

Testarossa Vineyards


Testarossa promises a wedding of elegance and charm at their historic winery. The Garden Patio, with forested backdrop, is a welcoming venue for guest arrival, wine reception, or outdoor ceremony. Steps away, the Wine Cave provides an enchanting setting for an indoor ceremony. Finish your celebration with dining and dancing in the spacious Cask Room.

300-A College Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Telephone: 408 354-6510
Photo: Courtesy Testarossa Vineyards

Poetic Cellars


But 25 miles from Silicon Valley, celebrate your wedding amidst rolling, oak-studded hills in the solitude of a country estate. Inside and outdoor venues are possible – the romantic Barrel Room, spacious Tasting Room, choose a spot under the trees for the exchange of vows. A Tented celebration is possible on the Lawn.

5000 North Rodeo Gulch Road
Soquel, CA 95073
Telephone: 831 462-3478
Photo: Courtesy Poetic Cellars

Morgan Hill Cellars


Located in the South Silicon Valley with gorgeous views of the foothills, Morgan Hill Cellars is one of Santa Clara County’s oldest.  In the garden patio, a lovely romantic spot under the olive tree has been set aside for the exchange of vows.

1645 San Pedro Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Telephone: 408 779-7389
Photo: Courtesy Morgan Hill Cellars

La Nebbia Winery


A country vineyard setting in the picturesque hills above Half Moon Bay awaits your exchange of vows. Available are lovely garden areas along with La Nebbia’s vintage winery.

12341 San Mateo Road (Highway 92)
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Telephone: 650 726-9463
Photo: La Nebbia Winery

La Honda Winery


Behind the golden stucco walls of La Honda Winery, lies a warm and inviting venue for your wedding day. The winery’s Old world craftsmanship provides an inviting and welcoming atmosphere in the heart of Silicon Valley.

2645 Fair Oaks Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94063
Telephone: 650 814-9727
Photo: Courtesy La Honda Winery 



Kirgin Cellars


Founded in 1916, Kirigin Cellars lends old-world charm to your wedding day.  Located five miles west of Morgan Hill, the winery offers a choice of Pastoral Venues for your ceremony and an elegant Club House Banquet Facility for up to 225 guests.

11550 Watsonville Road
Gilroy, CA 95020
Telephone: 408 847-8827
Photo: Courtesy Kirgin Cellars

Hecker Pass Winery


La Vigna, an all-inclusive event center at Hecker Pass Winery, invites you to gather family and friends in a setting of vineyards and rolling hills.  French doors lead to a patio; a covered deck and dance floor enjoy gorgeous views.

4605 Hecker Pass Highway
Gilroy, CA 95020
Telephone: 408 842-8755
Photo: Courtesy Hecker Pass Winery

Clos LaChance Winery


Clos LaChance offers a state-of-the-art wedding facility – Tasting Room, Grand Terrace and Grand Salon located in a natural setting near the sixth hole of luxurious Corde Valley Golf Club – classically elegant yet quietly informal.
1 Hummingbird Lane
San Martin, CA 95046
Telephone: 408 686-1050
Photo: Courtesy Clos LaChance Wines