October 10, 2014 - Now in Healdsburg
Planning a wine country wedding? Winter, spring, summer, fall – every beautiful season here has something different to offer the bride and groom.
Your wedding party will be comfortable staying at the Inn or at one of our off-site vacation rentals. For venues, here a few we recommend.
Healdsburg Country Gardens:
Healdsburg Country Gardens is a beautiful wedding venue in a prime location, just 1 & 1/2 miles from the Healdsburg Plaza. For wedding couples who want a barn wedding in the wine country, this wedding place also offers vineyards, spectacular views and dazzling flower gardens. It is exclusive, private and hosts weddings legally with a Use Permit for Special Events. This is the wedding venue for your ultimate wine country wedding. http://www.hcgweddings.com/
The Villa Chanticleer:
The Villa is a local landmark, owned by the City of Healdsburg and managed by Tayman Park Golf Group. It’s a charming seventeen-acre park overlooking breathtaking Alexander Valley. Wrought-iron gates invite you into a split-level Garden bordered by terraced flowerbeds and redwood trees - the perfect setting for your outdoor event. The main Villa with its wisteria-vined lodge accommodates 500 people and has a spacious bar and a separate dining room and ballroom. http://www.ci.healdsburg.ca.us/index.aspx?page=330
Soda Rock Winery:
Soda Rock Winery is located in the gorgeous Alexander Valley and offers a wonderful setting for your celebrations. Choose from two outdoor sites, three spacious indoor sites or a combination of both all with vineyard views. The venue provides an ideal site for rehearsal dinners, weddings, elopements or large galas gatherings. Enjoy the benefit of their Certified Wedding Planner's expertise during the planning of your celebrations. http://www.sodarockwinery.com/
Paradise Ridge Winery:
Paradise Ridge Winery’s spectacular wine country estate provides a sophisticated setting for a romantic wedding. Situated on 156 magical acres, this family owned and operated winery will captivate your guests with the European style courtyard, expansive mahogany verandas and a grand terrace with amazing Russian River Valley views. The beautiful vineyard setting is perfectly located and offers a stylish setting for your wine country wedding. Named one of the “Top Five Most Romantic Wineries in Sonoma and Napa.” http://www.prwinery.com/
Be sure to check out the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce for more information on local venues, florists, caterers and other providers. http://www.healdsburg.com/
Here is a celebration cocktail:
Sonoma County Fall Bellini
4 oz. Sonoma County Sparkling Wine or a prosecco
2 oz. fresh apple cider or juice (check with your local Farmers Market)
Pour the juice or cider into a Champagne flute. Slowly add the sparkling wine. Makes one cocktail. Great for brunch.