Thursday, March 8, 2012

Your Reception in the Vineyard

If you're looking for a vineyard venue with a delightful difference, think South Australia. This state has it all. Romantic and picturesque wedding locations, two superb botanical gardens that offer stunning wedding photo opportunities, accommodation options and a selection of fine wines and fabulous local produce.

Located in the Adelaide region are some seriously special vineyards wedding and reception venues. From the Murray Valle, Riverland, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills and the Barossa Valley, each area offers its own unique features and variety of delightful vineyards in which to hold your wedding ceremony and/or reception.

Here are some of BD's favourite vineyard wedding and reception venues…

Seppeltsfield Winery's impeccable gardens and grounds will provide the perfect background for your special day and opportunities for unique wedding photographs. Built in 1890, the Dining Hall is the perfect venue to delight and entertain your guests. Creating a beautiful atmosphere for any type of event, the Dining Hall can comfortably seat 10 to 120 guests. The rustic Distillery can cater for up to 200 guests. The ambience of Seppeltsfield Estate will be sure to charm your guests at the heritage listed property in the Barossa.

Up to 200 | 08 8568 6217 |

Grand Cru Estate's courtyard area, beautiful gardens and spectacular lake are filled with provincial charm and offer an ideal location for an intimate and unique ceremony. The traditional stone buildings were built by Peter Seppelt himself and are situated around the peaceful grounds where your guests are able to enjoy the open space and rural tranquility. The Wine Store provides a romantic atmosphere amongst the wine barrels and glowing candelabra, perfect for a formal reception. For a cocktail function the iconic Grand Cru Tower and Cellar Room provide the perfect setting in which to enjoy scrumptious wood oven pizzas and other tasty treats.
Up to 120 | 08 8568 2452 | 

Situated in the heart of the famous Barossa Valley, Jacobs Creek Retreat at Moorooroo Park is a privately owned property offering luxurious accommodation, boutique wines, and intimate weddings. From a cocktail garden soirée to a formal eight course degustation with matching wines produced in the Barossa Valley. Sit down with the head chef and discuss your own perfect menu, getting advice on seasonal produce and wine matching. The property also boasts seven individually appointed luxury suites, set in the historic stone buildings scattered throughout the gardens. All of the suites are uniquely designed and furnished to create a world of pure relaxation and tranquillity.

08 8563 1123 |  

St Francis Winery is situated on five acres overlooking Lake Carew Reynell. Its picturesque grounds and manicured lawns are ideal for garden ceremonies and create endless photo opportunities. Your reception is specially catered for in the historic winery building (circa 1852) with four reception rooms to choose from. Whether it’s small and intimate or a grand event, sit down or cocktail, each individual bride is catered for with the utmost attention to detail. St Francis Winery also offers 3.5 star accommodation with 41 suites for you and your guests. A wedding at St Francis Winery will provide you and your guests an unforgettable experience any time of the year. 

Up to 150 | 08 8322 2246 | 

Saltram Wine Estate is located in the Barossa Valley just a short drive from Adelaide. Established in 1859, the estate combines the old age charm of the original winery with modern facilities and contemporary styling. Three indoor function rooms include Dolan’s Den is an elegant, intimate room featuring wooden floors, ambient lighting and an exclusive entrance through the barrel hall, the Grey Floor function room is contemporary and versatile with an impressive cathedral roof draped with white silk panels and The Mamre Brook gardens feature Mamre Brook Homestead, Saltram’s ancient pepper tree and garden beds full of colourful roses, creating the perfect setting for an outside ceremony.

Up to 150 | 08 8561 0212 |


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