Situated in the Livermore valley, around 50 minutes from San Francisco, Del Valle Winery has the advantage of being in California’s oldest wine regions – meaning you get some of the best wine available for your guests. Overlooking Lake Del Valle, this beautiful, recently remodeled winery offers spectacular views. The cherry on top is the upgraded bridal suite, which is perfect when you’re looking to get dressed for your big day.  From corporate events to rehearsal dinners and birthday parties to weddings, this place can be customized to suit your style and event. Their Barrel Room is perfect for cocktails, while the outdoor space is perfect for medium to large weddings.

Address: 4948 Tesla Road Livermore, CA 94550 (~52 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (925) 464-2557

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Contact : Valle W. Del


Nestled within the breath-taking Sonoma Valley, it is no wonder why couples head to Viansa to read their vows on their big day. An extraordinary fusion of Italy and Sonoma, this winery can accommodate both indoor (up to 200 guests) and outdoor (up to 400 guests) ceremonies. If you are looking to host an intimate wedding with just a few friends and family or a more lavish gathering, this place is your go-to place. Their packages range from $6,500 up to $11,000, depending on the day and month of your celebration. With gorgeous vineyard views lined with olive trees and a stunning ivy-covered courtyard setting, what else do you want?

Address: 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476 (~52 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (800) 995-4740

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Contact : Victoria Campbell

This Italian-inspired vineyard estate offers three event spaces – Vineyard Vista, Grand Piazza & Barrel Room – that can be fashioned just as you want them and can accommodate up to 150 seated guests on your big day. Vineyard Vista boasts a Tuscan façade and Sonoma appeal, making for an ideal outdoor venue, while Grand Piazza features picturesque architecture and is perfect for al fresco dining or a post-ceremony reception. Their Barrel Room offers a European aura and attractive interiors and can serve as a formal dining venue or be transformed into a ballroom. In addition to this, if you want a more country-style, intimate wedding, then the Tuscan Road is also an option. Their packages run from as low as $4,000 to as high as $11,000 and above, depending on the number of guests, day, and season.

Address: 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476 (~52 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (707) 931-7516

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Contact : Chris Riezenman

Looking for a rustic charm wedding but with contemporary facilities? The Bella Rosa is a new addition to the Garré Café that gives countryside vibes but with modern-day facilities. It can entertain up to 370 guests and offers an indoor space along with an outdoor space for ceremonies. There’s also their majestic Martinelli Event Center with an outdoor fountain and fireplace to make a perfect photoshoot backdrop for you. Their Californian cuisine with the kick of Mediterranean inspiration coupled with their warm service will leave your guests mesmerized. On top of it, they have a list of international wines apart from their in-house Garré wines for you to choose from.  

Address: 7986 Tesla Road, Livermore, CA 94550 (~54 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (925) 371-8200

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Contact : Mona Canen

Gloria Ferrer is another glorious vineyard wedding venue, and its aesthetically designed indoor and outdoor spaces are sure to leave you drooling. The venue overlooks the magnificent vineyards and offers some of the best views in Sonoma Carneros. Able to accommodate up to 120 guests, it has multiple options to cater to your unique needs. You can exchange your vows at the Vista Pavilion overlooking the vineyards and then throw a romantic wedding reception at the Vista Terrace with beautiful Carneros Wine Country views, and then freely dance away in their chic, open-space Tasting Room.

Address: 23555 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476 (~54 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (866) 845-6742

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Contact : Colleen Patten

Want to have a perfect wedding but don’t want to fret with the deets? Head to Belle Vie Vineyard and Event Center for their all-inclusive packages, so you don’t have to stress about anything! Their packages are also fully customizable, so you can have your big day planned just your way. From the venue to the staff and their 5-star food to several beverage options, they have it all covered. Overlooking the breezy and sparkling San Joaquin River, this 37-acre estate positioned on Sherman Island is a promising venue to begin this new chapter of your life.

Address: 19900 Sherman Island Cross Rd, Rio Vista, CA 94571 (~54 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (925) 778-1900

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Contact : Mara Boone

If your list of needs for your wedding venue includes panoramic views of rolling hills and stunning vine rows while still being light on the pocket, then BoaVentura de Caires Winery is where you should consider hosting your wedding. Boasting a variety of outdoor event spaces, this rustic yet elegant venue can accommodate up to 150 guests and charges a flat fee of $5000. Their 5-acre property offers a spacious lawn and garden area, which is perfect for an outdoor ceremony and reception.

Address: 9309 Tesla Road, Livermore, CA 94550 (~56 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (925) 606-9672

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If a weekend getaway wedding is your kind of thing, then this venue is the perfect option. Event spaces on offer include their Rose Garden, which can accommodate up to 250 and is an ideal location for outdoor ceremonies. Additionally, you have an indoor option at their Olive Branch Event Center, which can accommodate up to 150 guests, and their Patio is perfect for hosting a cocktail hour. You can also enjoy pre-wedding spa services at the Purple Orchid Resort and Spa and let the stress melt away so you can make the most of your big day. With its convenient location and splendid outdoor views – lush rose gardens, fountains, and rock waterfalls – this place is definitely one of the best wedding venues around.

Address: 4549 Cross Road, Livermore, CA 94550 (~57 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (925) 606-8855

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Contact : Taylor Lobb

A truly unique venue, the Napa Valley Wine Train is a train that can accommodate up to 60 guests. You can have your ceremony in their romantic lounge car or at the River Walk Clearing, while the reception takes place on either their historic, fully restored 1917 Pullman Dining Car or their 1952 Vista Dome car. The train takes you and your guests on a two-hour round-trip journey through Napa Town, passing beautiful vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley. What better place to say your ‘I Dos’ than this romantic wine country wedding destination?

Address: 1275 Mckinstry Street, Napa, CA 94559 (~59 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (707) 253-092

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Contact : Kayla

If you want to get away from the craziness of Napa yet be in close proximity to the city for your wedding, then Suisun Valley Inn is the right fit for you. The property allows you to host weddings if you stay for three or more nights and can accommodate up to 250 people. 

The venue offers accommodation for you and your guests, and you can take advantage of the event space in their outdoor vineyards when it comes to planning your actual ceremony. The facility will be booked exclusively for your use while you stay there, which will allow you to pull off the wedding of your dreams. For more information, get in touch with their team to schedule a walkthrough.

Address: 4400 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, CA 94534 (~48 mins from San Francisco)

Phone: (707) 864-3153

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Contact : Gary Bacon

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It can be quite overwhelming to choose one from such lovely options. However, once you and your partner are on the same page, the decision will be a worthwhile one. We hope this list takes some of the worries away from your decision-making process so that both of you can have the time of your lives planning your memorable day.

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