California Sierra Foothills – Winery Weddings

A winery wedding in the Sierra Foothills!  Equally known as “Gold Country,” for the 49’ers who churned the red earth in the search for gold,   today the area produces a new treasure, superb wines earning international acclaim. Winery Wedding Guide searched through five picturesque counties of the Sierra Foothills – El Dorado, Placer, Nevada, Calaveras and Amador – and struck it rich in winery-wedding venues ready for your special day. All described below:

Sutter Ridge Vineyard & Winery


Amador County:  Sutter Ridge, nestled in grassy foothills, is a 170-acre family-owned ranch that claims breathtaking views and beautifully landscaped grounds.   Bocce ball and a Hay Ride through the vineyards can add to the festivities.

14110 Ridge Road
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Telephone: 209 267-1316
Photo: Courtesy Sutter Ridge Winery

Villa Toscano Winery


Amador County:  Celebrate your special day in the Shandandoah Valley, Tuscan atmosphere of Villa Toscano.  Landscaped Grounds await your wedding ceremony.  Celebrate in the romantic, tented Garden Pavilion.

10600 Shenandoah Road
Plymouth, CA 95669
Telephone: 208 245-3800
Web: VillaToscano.comPhoto: Courtesy Villa Toscano

Brice Station Vineyards


Calaveras County:  Brice Station invites you to come visit their Open Meadows and Pine Trees to find the perfect spot to exchange “I do” and celebrate with friends and family.  Once an old stage stop, today, in addition to vines and wine, add pottery and fine art, organic gardens and impressive vistas.

3353 East Highway 4
Murphys. CA 95247
Telephone” 209 768-7262
Photo: Courtesy Brice Station Vineyards

Broll Mountain Vineyards


Calaveras County: In the serene Sierra Foothills, Broll Mountain Vineyards offers two unparalleled wedding venues – the Tuscan-like Tasting Room on the town of Murphys’ Main Street and the winery’s 25-acre Vineyard with its backdrop of manicured trees and gardens.

106 Main Street
Murphys, CA 95247
Telephone: 209 728-9750
Photo: Courtesy Broll Mountain Vineyards

Four Winds Cellars


Calaveras County:- Exchange vows and celebrate amidst the lush gardens, breathtaking views, tranquil and romantic ambiance of Four Winds’ 400-acre estate.  Whether your plans are large and extravagant or small and intimate, venues include the Wedding Vineyard Site, Tasting Room and adjacent Lawn.

3675 Six Mile Road
Vallecito, CA 95251
Telephone: 209 736-4766
Photo: Four Winds Cellars

Ironstone Vineyards


Calaveras County:  In the heart of scenic Gold Rush country, Ironstone’s winery is built in the style of a 19th-century gold stamp mill and is peppered with antiques that include a theater pipe organ.  Twelve unique ceremony and reception locations are located on the 1500 acre property.

1894 Six Mile Road
Murphys, CA 95247
Telephone: 209 728-1251
Photo: Courtesy Ironstone Vineyards

Twisted Oak Winery


Calaveras County:  Two distinct locations are offered: Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito, located between Murphys and Angels Camp, with spectacular views of rolling hills and vineyards and Wisteria House Tasting Room, a shady venue perfect for smaller weddings in the heart of Murphys.

4280 Red Hill Road
Vallecito, CA 95251
Telephone: 209 736-9080
Photo: Courtesy Twisted Oak

Vina Moda Winery


Calaveras County:  In the picturesque town of Murphys, Vina Moda’s winery and tasting room provide unique wedding venues in building that date to the gold rush era. All are tucked among old oaks and gardens on Main Street.

634 French Gulch Road
Murphys, CA 95247
Telephone: 209 728-9911
Photo: Courtesy Vina Moda Winery

Wilderotter Vineyard


Amador County:  Surrounded by 40 acres of vineyard with stunning views of the Sierra foothills, the Grand Reserve Inn awaits your wedding day. Indoor and outdoor spaces include fire pits, courtyard with fountains, an oak-tree shaded lawn.

19890 Shenandoah School Road
Plymouth, CA 95669
Telephone: 209 245-5466
Photo: Courtesy Wilderotter Vineyard 

Young’s Vineyards


Amador County:   Sweeping vineyard views, a pond with a fountain and wild swans – several locations await your ceremony.  If you wish, make a grand entrance in a horse-drawn carriage.  Young’s promises endless possibilities for a perfect day.

10120 Shenandoah Road
Plymouth, CA 95669
Telephone: 209 245-3005
Photo: Courtesy Young’s Vineyards 





David Girard Vineyards


El Dorado County:  Tuscan columns and bubbling fountains grace the ceremony site for your classic, wine-country wedding. Host your reception in the stunning Viticulture Galleria, an indoor banquet hall with vaulted ceilings, and chandeliers.  Choose from two all-inclusive wedding packages.

741 Cold Springs Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
Telephone: 530 295-1833
Photo: Courtesy David Girard Vineyards

Gold Hill Vineyard


El Dorado County:  Gold Hill offers picturesque views and a relaxed and serene setting for your special day.  Both indoor and outdoor locations are available. The Banquet Hall overlooks vineyards and the American River Canyon.  Cornelia’s Meadow at the Lower Pond is an ideal outdoor venue.

5660 Vineyard Lane
Placerville, CA 95667
Telephone: 530 626-6552

Photo: Courtesy Gold Hill Vineyard

Hart 2 Hart Vineyards


El Dorado County:  A drive through an alley of mature oak trees takes your guests to Hart2Hart, picturesquely nestled in the lovely Coloma Valley. Celebrate in the Event Grounds, directly across from the Tasting Room. Ancient oaks shade the large, outdoor facility,  which includes a covered Pavilion. Up to 200 guests.

5821 Highway 49
Pilot Hill, CA 95664
Telephone: 530 885-9463
Photo: Courtesy Hart 2 Hart Vineyards

Mount Aukum Winery


El Dorado County:  From casual picnics to elegant celebrations, Mount Aukum’s professional staff stands ready to provide every detail to create a unique and special day you and your guests will remember forever.  Staggering views surround the winery’s mountain-top setting.

6781 Tower Rd.
Mount Aukum, CA 95656
Telephone: 530 620-1675
Photo: Courtesy Mount Aukum Winery