We've come up with a list of our favorite 10 vineyard venues from around the world. These places have some amazing qualities. They are sophisticated, they have a lot of natural beauty, and they offer some amazing wines. Take a look:

1. Clouds Estate – Stellenbosch, South Africa

  • 7 bedrooms/7 bath
  • Closest airport: Cape Town
  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Catering provided
  • Tables and chairs included
  • Capacity: 60

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Photo provided by Anton Velleman & the Clouds Estate

The Clouds Estate is located in the Western Cape region of South Africa. The estate offer expansive views of the Stellenbosch Valley and its vineyards. The modern décor and styling make this a unique venue for all types of events including weddings, retreats and honeymoons.

There are four different types of accommodations, from a standard room to the luxurious honeymoon suite. Floor-to-ceiling windows fill each guest room. Amenities include wifi, in-room entertainment systems, kitchens, private balconies and other luxurious extras.

When you aren’t lounging by one of the estate's two stunning pools, be sure to sip some of the local wines produced in the valley.

2. La Villa del Valle – Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico

  • 6 bedrooms/7 bathrooms
  • Closest airport: Tijuana
  • Outdoor event space
  • Catering provided
  • Capacity: 150

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The charming Villa del Valle estate is located in the heart of Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico (the famous wine making region of Baja California). The property makes guests feel right at home, and it is perfect for both smaller and larger events.

The views of the surrounding vineyards, valley and mountains are simply breathtaking. All the food at La Villa del Valle is locally sourced. If you wander around the property, you will see an olive grove, a vegetable garden, fruit orchard, wine tasting room, pool and yoga room.

Events at Villa Del Valle Wedding

Traveling by car from San Diego is one of the best ways to get to Villa del Valle. The estate is only about an hour and a half from San Diego.

Guests are treated to handmade breakfasts each morning. Local bath products are stocked in each restroom. Each evening during happy hour, guests are treated to a complementary glass of wine and a small bite.

Events can take place next to the villa. They can also be held in the valley below, where there is a built-in food truck, a bar and plenty of seating.

 3. Cavas Wine Lounge - Mendoza, Argentina

  • 14 Rooms
  • Closest airport: Mendoza
  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Tables and chairs Included
  • Capacity: 50

Cavas wine lodge wedding

Located at the foot of the Andes Mountains in Argentina, the Cavas Wine Lodge is a wonderful winery event destination. Sample local wines from Mendoza and stay with your close family and friends at the main lodge and in one of the private villas.

Each room is furnished with a king bed, fireplace, soaking tub, outdoor shower and private plunge pool. Guests can enjoy complementary breakfast, indulge in spa treatments or even take a wine-tasting tour through Mendoza.

Cavas Wine Lounge specializes is hosting all types of special events. Their event staff will handle all preparations and will oversee the event itself.

4. Campovida – Hopland, California

  • 10 Rooms
  • Closest airport: San Francisco
  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Capacity: 250

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Campovida is a breathtaking organic farm, vineyard and event venue. Most people consider this location a true retreat from their busy everyday life. You won't find a TV or phone in your guest room, but you will find everything you need to relax and soak in the beautiful surroundings.

When you book Campovida for your event, you book the whole property exclusively. The views of the valley create a perfect backdrop for all types of events: weddings, getaways, wine tastings and more. The organic wines and farm-to-table meals make this a great place for an eco-conscious event.

5. Sunstone Winery Estate - Santa Ynez, California

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Closest airport: Santa Barbara
  • Outdoor event space
  • Capacity: 150

Sunstone winery weddings events

Sunstone Vineyard is located in the Santa Ynez Valley, just a short distance from Santa Barbara. The property's main villa was built in true Tuscan style. Imported limestone from France and wood beams from Queen Victoria's lavender plantation give the building its unique character. The center courtyard is a wonderful place to host your next event or private tasting.

Only a select number of weddings are allowed to take place here each year. This high level of exclusivity is just one of the many reasons why Sunstone is so highly sought after.

6. Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard - Rhode Island

  • Closest airport: Boston Logan
  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Catering provided
  • Tables & chairs included
  • Capacity: 300

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Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard has been in the winemaking business for over 40 years. The estate is ideal for all types of events. It has several event areas suited for both small and large receptions. The barn is perfect for small receptions of up to 90 guests. Outdoor areas can be tented to accommodate 200 seated guests, or up to 300 guests for a more casual cocktail-style event. 

One thing to note is that Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard is closed from November through March, so this is not a year round venue.

7. Viansa - California 

  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Closest airport: San Francisco Airport
  • Catering provided
  • Tables & chairs provided
  • Capacity: 175

Viansa Estate bride and groom

Viansa Estate bride and groom

Viansa Winery has a classic Italian style. Everything you need to host your event is provided by the estate. They take of everything from furnishings and decor to catering and wine. Viansa’s restaurant specializes in gourmet foods made using local and organic ingredients.

Viansa has several unique event settings including a tented pavilion on a well-manicured lawn. For a more romanic or intimate event, host your reception in the candle-lit wine-cellar.

8. Vineyard Estate - Orange County, California

  • 4 bedroom/4 bath
  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Closest airport: John Wayne International Airport
  • Catering provided
  • Tables & chairs provided
  • Capacity: 400

Vineyard Estate Wedding Reception

Vineyard Estate Wedding Reception

The Vineyard Estate sits on approximately five acres of land in Orange County. This vacation rental is available for both events and overnight accommodations.

The property has two houses. In between them is the lush event oasis, complete with rockscapes, palm trees, a waterfall, a pool and fantastic views. While it always offers all-inclusive packages, this estate has a number of options available to accommodate different budgets and styles.

9. St. Helena Vineyard Estate - St. Helena, California

  • 6 bedroom/7 bathroom
  • Outdoor event space
  • Closest airport: San Francisco
  • Capacity: 100
  • No weddings

St Helena Vineyard Estate

This vacation rental is great for a family reunion or group getaway. While not available for weddings, it can be a great sanctuary for any other type of small group event. Located in Napa Valley, St. Helena's gorgeous garden setting includes manicured rose bushes and picturesque walking trails.

The home can accommodate up to 100 guests for an event, and it can host up to 12 people overnight. The main house has five bedrooms available, while the guest house has an additional private room.  When you aren't outside enjoying the beautiful views or sampling wine from the area, the multi-purpose media and game room is great for winding down and relaxing.

10. Holman Ranch - Carmel Valley, California

  • Indoor/outdoor event space
  • Closest airport: Mineta San Jose
  • Capacity: 250

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Holman Ranch features a beautiful stone hacienda that was built in the 1920s. The beautiful gardens and grounds are an ideal setting for all types of events from weddings to corporate retreats.

In addition to its winery, the estate's highlights include riding stables and olive groves. Guests rooms are available for newlyweds and special guests. Wedding packages at Holman Ranch including furnishings and catering services. There are also special packages for weekend-long celebrations. Some additional amenities you can enjoy at Holman include spa treatments, a swimming pool and lawn games.

Host your ceremony on the verandah, which overlooks the entire valley. The hacienda lawn and the garden courtyard are perfect for a cocktail hour. The carriage house can host 125 people for a seated indoor reception and up to 250 for a standing reception. If you prefer an indoor ceremony, the chapel is a great location for a more intimate experience.

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