If you are a couple that loves to relax over a great glass of wine, a vineyard wedding venue is a no-brainer. Even those who don’t drink wine will love the beautiful landscape and relaxing atmosphere that vineyards have to offer. Luckily for those getting married in the South, there are plenty of gorgeous vineyard wedding venues to choose from. The following three venues are the best of the best in the area.
This gorgeous vineyard in northeast Georgia is exactly what many couples dream of as their perfect wedding venue. The sprawling 200-acre estate features stunning views of vineyards, hills, and Yonah Mountain. Yonah Mountain Vineyards has a variety of indoor and outdoor (covered and uncovered) event spaces for both your ceremony and reception needs. One of the largest spaces is the ballroom, an elegant 10,000 square-foot space that has a grand double staircase. It also opens up to a patio, which has a stone fireplace and offers views of the vineyard. Couples can also host their reception in the wine cave – guaranteed to be a unique wedding experience. The maximum capacity of Yonah Mountain Vineyards is 1000 guests. The property also offers bar services, set up and clean up, audio/visual equipment, a variety of event furniture pieces, getting ready rooms, and coordination with the event planning team. Couples interested in Yonah Mountain Vineyards can contact the team via phone or email for more information.
If you are looking for beautiful greenery, a tranquil lake, and an expansive indoor space, Lion Hills Vineyard is the wedding venue for you. The property features a variety of outdoor ceremony spaces, including a gorgeous open-air chapel and a variety of lawn spaces overlooking the lake. There is also a covered outdoor patio, which is perfect for cocktail hour. The modern brick clubhouse on the property can fit up to 280 guests, and also features groom and bridal suites. Lion Hills Vineyard offers a variety of essential rental items, such as tables, chairs, and a dance floor. While they have a list of vendors who they’ve worked with and can recommend, the coordination team is also willing to work with the vendors of your choosing. Interested couples can contact the team at Lion Hills Vineyard via an online form on the website, or via phone.
Hop just over the northern border to Sylva, North Carolina, and you’ll come across The Vineyards at Betty’s Creek, an elegant and rustic wedding venue. The stunning 600 acre property features views of the Great Smoky Mountain, as well as ponds, creeks, gardens, and, of course, vast vineyards. It offers a variety of ceremony and reception options that will fit any couples’ needs. Ceremony locations include an outdoor space that overlooks the flower gardens and the orchard, an open lawn under a gorgeous tree, and a patio overlooking the property. The open-air rustic event pavilion can fit up to 250 guests, and features a catering kitchen – making it the perfect spot for a reception. The Vineyards at Betty’s Creek also features the Honeymoon Cottage, as well as five en suite bedrooms at the Dunkard Barn Lodge. Couples interested in the venue can contact the team via phone or email for more information.
If you are in the process of planning your wedding, come to the next Georgia Bridal Show near you. You will have the chance to meet with wedding professionals from Georgia and the Southeast who can help bring your vision to life!