Destination Wedding Spotlight: Vintners Resort in Sonoma

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Eat, drink, and be married..that’s how the saying goes right? If you're dreaming of a destination wedding, then Vintners Resort in Sonoma is the place for you! From picture perfect suites, to the luxe spa and farm-to-table sunset dinners in the vineyard, Vintners Resort is the perfect location for a Sonoma destination wedding, bachelorette, or a romantic honeymoon! 
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photography by Alyssa Luzaich at Vintners Resort

The Ultimate Sonoma Destination Wedding

If you’re looking to plan a destination wedding with all the feels of a European getaway (minus the pricey plane ticket) Vintners Resort is the perfect spot.  Situated in the heart of Sonoma wine country, this four diamond luxury hotel is about a 10 minute drive from the local airport, and less than an hour away by car if you're flying in to SFO.
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by via Instagram
It is the perfect destination for a wedding of almost any size, with 78 villa-style rooms covered in florals & vine. The landscaping of the property truly feels like you are under the Tuscan sun, with 92 acres of lush vineyards just steps away outside your room. 
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @jennyong via Instagram
When it comes to the ceremony, there are so many romantic backdrops to choose from.  Say “I do” at one of the resorts wedding pavilions overlooking the gardens, followed by a sunset dinner in the vineyard. Or, if you’re trying to accommodate a larger group, the resort’s stunning event center can host up to 500 guests. 
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photography: Amy Little
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @bertolibridal via Instagram
Being in wine country, it is no surprise that food & drink is one of the highlights for this picturesque Sonoma destination wedding location. John Ash & Co., the resorts legendary restaurant on the property, will bring five star farm-to-table cuisine to your and your guests, integrating fresh, seasonal, & local ingredients artfully paired with local, national, and international wine for your reception.
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @medlockames via Instagram
So whether you’re a lover of food, a wine connoisseur, or simply dreaming of Mediterranean destination wedding, there is no doubt that Vintners Resort is the place for you. The entire staff at the resort are truly some of the most accommodating, with wedding specialists on site, available to work with you to bring your dream Sonoma destination wedding to life!
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photography by Melissa Atle at Vintners Resort

A Romantic Honeymoon in Sonoma

Romance is in the air at Vintners Resort, and it is no surprise--the property is absolutely perfect for an intimate getaway.  The deluxe rooms at on the property feature french doors, king-size beds, high-end bath amenities (including couples robes & slippers), a fireplace, and stunning views. Spend your days by the pool, take a day trip to a local winery or enjoy a couples massage at the Vi La Vita spa, and pop a bottle of Prosecco with your honey on your room’s balcony at sunset--overlooking the vineyard. 
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @taylor_lovee via Instagram
Dine at one of their two amazing restaurants on property. Enjoy dinner for two at John Ash & Co., complete with a menu featuring fresh and local foods of Sonoma wine country, where there is of course an extensive wine list featuring more than 300 selections, many of them from the appellation’s exceptional and boutique wineries. 
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @vintnersresort via Instagram at John Ash & Co.
For brunch, head over River Vine Cafe overlooking the courtyard or just order room service and enjoy an intimate breakfast on the balcony of your room. Vintners Inn is so beautiful and relaxing, you’ll never want to leave--it truly is the perfect romantic getaway.
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @nicolemehta via Instagram

A picture-perfect girls trip/bachelorette  

Vintner's Resort is not just for lovers, in fact it’s one of the best destinations for a girls trip! That’s right, at Vintners Inn, it’s all about rose all day!
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @youhadmeatbordeaux via Instagram
Start your day brunching at River Vine Cafe--yes boomerangs of your mimosas are allowed! Then hop on a party bus, and plan a day trip to one of our favorite local wineries just 15 minutes away--Ferrari Carano Vineyards.
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @nicolemehta via Instagram
When we say bring a portable charger, we mean it, because Ferrari Carano Vineyards & Winery is one of the most beautiful places we’ve ever been, and you’re going to want to take all the pics have some of the best photo memories with your girls. 
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photo by @thekachetlife via Instagram
And it’s not just about the pictures, this backdrop is home to one of the finest wine-growing properties in all of California. Totaling 1,900 acres, Ferrari Carano produces a variety of whites and reds, and you can take a tour of the grounds, learn all about the winemaking process, visit the cellars, and stroll through the gardens, and enjoy an immersive experience in the private wine tasting room. Think about it, it really doesn’t get better than sipping vino with your friends & strolling through picture perfect grounds!
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photography by @stephaniehopkinsphotography
When you get back to Vintners Inn, you can lay out by the pool, hit the gym, and/or get a facial or mani-pedi at the spa--you know, a little R&R after your big day! Later, you can grab a cocktail at the bar at John & Ash Co. and/or hit the town! Oh and did we mention that at the end of the night they’ll be fresh made cookies on your bed? That’s right...who needs a pillow mint!
Sonoma Destination Wedding Photography by @stephaniehopkinsphotography
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