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Top 10 Vineyard Wedding Venues in Europe for your Destination Wedding

06.13.24

Hey, I’m Aideen, your go-to destination wedding photographer, and I’m here to help you find the perfect wedding location for your dream wedding in Europe. Imagine saying your vows surrounded by vineyards, lush rolling hills, breathtaking views, and the aroma of fresh grapes. Doesn’t that sound amazing?! Not to mention wine tasting during your wedding reception! Let’s dive into some of Europe’s best vineyard wedding venues!

Why Choose a Vineyard Wedding in Europe?

Vineyard weddings are pure magic! The romantic ambiance and stunning scenery are the perfect backdrop for a spectacular wedding day. Plus, the unique photo opportunities are endless. Picture this: golden hour shots with rolling vineyards behind you, intimate moments captured under vine-covered arches, all while you enjoy a glass of world-class wine!

With its rich wine culture and gourmet experiences, Europe offers the best of both worlds: historical charm and modern luxury. Let’s explore why a vineyard wedding in Europe might be precisely what you’re looking for.

Riesling signage in the vineyard at Quinta de Sant’Ana destination wedding venue in portugal

Criteria for Selecting the Best Vineyard Wedding Venue

When choosing the perfect vineyard venue, here’s what to look for:

  • Location and Accessibility: How easy can you and your guests get there?
  • Scenic Beauty and Photo Ops: Are the views stunning, and will the photos be epic?
  • Facilities and Amenities: Does the venue have everything you need for a seamless wedding day?
  • Reviews and Testimonials: What are other couples saying about their experience?
  • Unique Features: Does the venue offer something special, such as historical significance, unique wine-tasting experiences, or award-winning wines?

Top 10 best Vineyard Wedding Venues in Europe

  • 01

    Château Pape Clément, France

    Château Pape Clément, located in the heart of Bordeaux, offers a luxurious and historic wedding setting with its grand architecture and lush gardens. The grandeur of the 13th-century château provides an enchanting backdrop, complemented by fairy lights and stunning gardens, perfect for capturing timeless and elegant wedding photographs.

  • 02

    Castello di Vicarello, Italy

    Castello di Vicarello, nestled in the picturesque Tuscan hills, is an actual castle!! And it’s available for exclusive hire so you can enjoy your very own magical Castle in Italy on your wedding day! The team at Castello di Vicarello has over 15 years of experience planning weddings. They will take care of everything, be it an intimate event or an extravagant celebration.

  • 03

    Quinta do Vallado, Portugal

    Quinta do Vallado, situated in the stunning Douro Valley, blends traditional Portuguese charm with contemporary design, offering a beautiful and serene wedding setting. This vineyard is a truly unforgettable location known for its breathtaking views and award-winning wines!

  • 04

    Mas Palou, Spain

    Mas Palou is a rustic, chic, intimate vineyard venue just outside Barcelona. It has been highly recommended by Vogue, The Lane, and Conde Naste Travel Magazine. Imagine cocktail hour in the barrel room to the sound of a local Spanish jazz quartet followed by a reception under the stars!

  • 05

    Quinta de Sant’Ana, Portugal

    Quinta de Sant’Ana, just outside Lisbon, distinguishes itself as one of Portugal’s premier vineyards with its picturesque setting, historic charm, and award-winning wines. Renowned for its commitment to sustainability and artisanal winemaking, Quinta de Sant’Ana offers couples a truly authentic and unforgettable vineyard wedding experience in the heart of Portugal.

  • 06

    Masia Cabellut, Spain

    Masia Cabellut in Spain is a gem, blending cool Catalan vibes with modern luxury, all surrounded by gorgeous vineyards and olive groves. It’s the perfect spot for a fun and romantic wedding, where you can celebrate your love story in a setting that’s straight out of a storybook!

  • 07

    La Bastide de Marie, France

    La Bastide de Marie in Provence is an absolute dream. Its charming vineyards and lavender fields make the perfect Insta-worthy wedding backdrop. It’s the ultimate spot to say “I do,” where rustic charm meets French romance for an unforgettable day!

  • 08

    Le Mas de la Rose, France

    Le Mas de la Rose is a picture-perfect renovated Provençal farmhouse dating back to the 17th Century. It is full of understated charm and a cozy, welcoming feel that is perfect for tying the knot amongst your nearest and dearest.

  • 09

    Villa Cozzano, Italy

     ‘Since 1543, Villa Cozzano has been a place of love,’ promises their website. There is something incredible and romantic about the land surrounding Villa Cozzano, making it nearly impossible to pick anywhere on the property that wouldn’t be spectacular for a wedding.

  • 10

    Amastuola, Italy

    Amastuola is one of the best and most romantic Puglia wedding venues. Besides its enchanting setting, it’s also an eco-friendly winery, making it the perfect choice for couples who want to celebrate love while supporting sustainability!

Frequently Asked Questions about Planning a Vineyard Wedding in Europe

What is the best time of year to get married in a vineyard?

The best time of year to get married in a vineyard typically depends on your preferences and the region’s climate. However, spring and early autumn are ideal for vineyard weddings. Spring offers blooming vines and mild temperatures, while early autumn provides vibrant foliage and pleasant weather before harvest. These times often ensure picturesque landscapes and comfortable conditions for outdoor ceremonies and receptions amidst the vineyards’ beauty.

What is the cost range for vineyard weddings in Europe?

Prices can vary widely depending on the venue and the season. Generally, European vineyard weddings range from €10,000 to €50,000 or more.

How far in advance should we book a vineyard wedding venue?

It’s best to book your venue at least a year in advance, especially if you’re planning a wedding during peak season.

Can we have both the ceremony and reception at a vineyard?

Absolutely! Most vineyards offer packages that include both the ceremony and reception, which can simplify your planning process.

What if it rains on our wedding day?

Many vineyards have beautiful indoor spaces that can be used in case of rain. It’s always a good idea to have a backup plan.

Are there any restrictions on wedding sizes at vineyards?

Some vineyards restrict the number of guests due to space and local regulations. Always check with your venue to ensure it can accommodate your guest list.

Here’s to planning your dream wedding in Europe

Vineyard weddings in Europe are nothing short of magical. From the romantic ambiance to the stunning scenery, they offer an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. If you’re dreaming of a vineyard wedding, I’d love to be part of your journey. Contact me for more information or to book your destination wedding photography.

Happy planning! Cheers! 🥂