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Weddings at Byington

Create the beginning of your marriage in a world of your own. Byington offers a stunning 95-acre, wine-experience getaway situated on our grand estate with manicured lawns, expansive views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Monterey Bay, and our Pinot Noir Vineyard. Our attentive staff, grand facilities, wonderful wines, and superior catering partners combine to make your wedding a unique wine, winery, and vineyard experience.

See a video of Byington from overhead.

Our Approach

We want to develop a relationship with you before, during, and after your Wedding and take an integrated wine-experience approach. The team you work with is expert not only in Weddings but also wines, vineyard management, and wine making. Following a tour of the faciities, we invite you to sample our wines. If you choose to marry at Byington, in addition to providing regular updates, we offer two private, complimentary events: 1) meet our Wine Maker for a barrel tasting and overview of the recent harvest, and 2) enjoy a Wine Tour & Tasting for up to 20 guests.

Testimonial: "Thanks to you and your entire staff, our wedding was absolutely SPECTACULAR, and exceeded all possible expectations!! We are still thinking about it; talking about it; savoring it every day! Everything was absolutely perfect in every way. We are so happy and so grateful for having the opportunity to work with you and have our wedding at Byington!"

Our Facilities

We offer a variety of wedding facilities to match your plans. We can accommodate up to 100 total guests indoors (seated within one room) and 175 guests outdoors.

Wedding Hill

Wedding vows are exchanged on Wedding Hill beneath a white gazebo, surrounded by our Pinot Noir vineyard and the beauty of the expansive redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Nature provides a stunning canvas of flowers, evergreens, and oak trees. A lavender and rose-lined brick stairway leads the wedding party to the ceremony site.

See images from Erica and Justin's Wedding.

The VIP Room & Adjoining Veranda

Following the wedding, guests are hosted in the VIP Suite, where hors d’oeuvres are served and Byington wines are poured from a mahogany bar. Accented with hardwood floors, French doors, large windows, a high-beamed ceiling, and a stone fireplace, this majestic room creates the ambiance. The VIP room opens onto a large wisteria lined veranda overlooking one of our Pinot Noir vineyards and the Monterey Bay. This room can also be transformed into the perfect venue for an intimate wedding.

See images from Susan and Avi's Wedding.

The Bridal Suite 

The VIP Room includes a separate room, our Bridal Suite. The wedding celebration begins as the bride and her attendants prepare in the private Bridal Suite complete with comfortable chairs, elegant furniture, a full bath, large mirrors and French doors leading to a balcony overlooking our estate Pinot Noir vineyard.

See images from Veronica and Jerrod's Wedding.

The Barrel Room & Private Tasting Room

Guests and the wedding party celebrate over dinner and dancing in the Barrel Room with vineyard views and an adjoining balcony. The Barrel Room provides the unparalleled experience of enjoying your meal paired with Byington wine amid the very barrels where our wines are crafted. A hardwood dance floor completes your ideal reception. The adjoining Private Tasting Room with high ceilings, picture windows looking into the winery, and hardwood floors provides an exquisite backdrop for the cake cutting ceremony.

The Cave Patio

For Weddings beyond 100 guests, we offer our Cave Patio. Following your Ceremony at Wedding Hill and Wine Reception in our VIP Room, we escort your guests to this newly created space. It affords an amphitheater-style view of our Vineyard as guests descend a private path amongst Redwood Trees. With a backdrop of grand doors of our Wine Cave, the Bride and Groom alone take a private path through the Cave for a grand entrance to greet guests. Following dinner, retreat to the Barrel Room for dancing and the VIP Room for mingling.

Pricing

The Facilities and Staffing Fee is $8100 for up to 100 guests. This includes Wedding Hill, the VIP Room with Adjoining Veranda and Bridal Suite, and Barrel Room. Three Byington staff members and a Byington Wedding Lead - all expert in Byington Wines and Events - ensure the smooth flow of your Wedding Day. For a guest count beyond 100 guests, we include an additional event space, our new Cave Patio, priced at $80 per person beyond 100 guests. This 8-hour offering provides time for a full ceremony, reception, and dancing. It includes time for set-up and break-down, and provides 5 hours of party time.

In addition, Weddings for up to 100 guests include the following:

100 ceremony chairs
100 banquet chairs
10 – 72” rounds dinner tables
4 – 6’ Tables
7 – 48” round tables and 42 chairs on the VIP Veranda
12x12 foot dance floor
Wine glasses
Rehearsal the week of your wedding
Wine Tasting for Bride & Groom to choose wines to serve

Additional Byington-Related Costs

Byington Wines*
Beer
Sparkling Wine
Insurance

* Join our Wine Club to receive a 25% discount on a case of wine or more; otherwise, receive at 10% discount.

Catering

We partner with a select group of caterers/event planners to ensure a wonderful wedding experience. (We are in the process of securing a caterer expert in Indian cuisines.) Bridal couples work directly with our caterers to select all aspects of the wedding day including linens, table settings, and much more.

Additional Vendors

Our staff is available to assist with your Wedding plans at Byington. In addition to coordinating with our premier catering partners, we are able to recommend florists, photographers, DJs, hotels, and transportation providers as well as suggestions for your personalized wedding schedule. A Byington Wedding Lead and Byington Staff will be on-site throughout the day of your wedding to ensure perfection.

See our list of Wedding Partners.

All-Inclusive Wedding Package

Too busy to tend to all the details of a Wedding? We offer an all-inclusive Wedding Package for one price: facilities and staffing, catering, wine and sparkling wine for toasting, Wedding cake, floral, DJ, and transportation. Please ask for details should this be of interest. 

Schedule a Site Visit Now

We offer Wedding Site Tours each weekend. Please register at this link. If you require another appointment day, please contact us at 1-408-354-1111. Please note that online bookings close the Friday before the weekend tours. 

Testimonial: "I appreciate the warm welcome that you and all your team at Byington have given us during our visits and that makes a huge difference when a bride is looking for a wedding venue. It was a very nice welcome."

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