Weddings and wine are always a perfect combination, would you agree? If you want to take your wedding to the next level, why not have it at a place where wine is made — a vineyard? Imagine neat rows of grapevines, wide-open spaces, and that fanciful feeling that is unique to vineyards serving as a backdrop for your once-in-a-lifetime event.
These highlights and more are what you can expect from the Preston Ridge Vineyard wedding venue. Nestled on 60 rustic acres just 15 miles from the Long Island Sound, this vineyard offers breathtaking views of the Connecticut countryside that stretches for over 20 miles.
The vineyard is set to lights flashing with relaxing music, making it a great place for your vineyard wedding. Be allured by the stunning views and embrace the moment at the wrap-around deck that presents a gorgeous vantage point above the vines. The classic New England two-sided roof style barn is surrounded by lush gardens, providing the ideal setting for your big day.
This beautiful Connecticut wedding venue gives you everything you will ever need for your event, including:
- 60 rustic acres of breathtaking views of the Connecticut countryside
- A spacious lawn with an elegant setting, bordered by hand-made rock walls
- Lush flower beds and a wildflower meadow for your background
- Luxuriate to the sound of relaxing music with sparkling lights
- Wine tasting at the tasting room and deck for cocktail hour
- Savoring the scent of ripe grapes, feeling of privacy, and the availability of wine for you and your guests
- Accommodation – up to 175 guests
Brief History Of Preston Ridge Vineyard
Preston Ridge Vineyard wedding venue started in 2008 when two families, the Sawyers and the Helms, came together. They both loved wine and enjoyed sharing it with family and friends, desired to create something unique. Four years later, they officially opened the vineyard.
This is a family-owned vineyard that offers ten wines to date and is looking to add more to their list in the years to come. They are a well-known Connecticut wedding venue, and just last year, they received the distinction “Preferred Vendor” from My Mystic Wedding.
A vineyard wedding is definitely a unique, memorable event. This particular venue is great because it gives you a single location for both the ceremony and reception. You don’t have to worry about moving to another site after you and your better half exchanged vows. Create lasting memories in a spacious lawn with an elegant setting, bordered by hand-made rock walls.
What makes Preston Ridge Vineyard wedding venue is that they offer relaxing music and sparkling lights, and if your event is on a weekend, you’ll even get the chance to have live music, which gives you that luxurious and comfortable experience.
Accommodations for Ceremonies
Your wedding venue will either make or break your event. That’s why it’s important to determine the number of people allowed. This Connecticut wedding venue can accommodate up to 175 guests. You can rent their winery or vineyard for the evening using the tasting room/deck for a cocktail hour. At the same time, you can hold the reception down in the events area. However, if you want something smaller, and make the event more intimate, they can also make it work for you.
Pricing, Packages, and Potential Fees
Site fees are inclusive of a wedding ceremony, an optional tent for the deck (depending on the weather), a tent for the reception area, parking attendants, and two winery staff members who will serve you and your guests throughout the event. Also, the package rate includes access to their dressing suite for preparation or storage of items. Catering, rentals, and wine are not included in the event fees. They also require the purchase of a case of wine when you book a wedding with them. The pricing for both ceremony and reception starts at $5000, also event booking requires a minimum purchase of 1 case of wine through the vineyard. To find out more about the prices, packages, and fees of Preston Ridge Vineyard wedding venue, check HERE.