A beautiful wedding ceremony in the courtyard of Chateau St. Jean winery in Sonoma.

It’s hard to beat Sonoma – especially when it comes to planning a wedding. The rustic settings, the vineyard-striped hillsides, the destination wedding and honeymoon getaway potential. Wineries, estates, and good food are scattered throughout the county, and several luxurious day spas are ready and waiting to help you unwind pre or post-“I do” in true wine country fashion – A Simple Touch Spa has sparkling wine baths, while the Hotel Healdsburg has a revitalizing wine and local honey body wrap. But we know you have a lot of details to sort through before you get to the big day itself, which is why we’ve collected our favorite Sonoma wedding vendors to share.

Sonoma Wedding Venues

Your wedding venue is a decision that will help set the mood for your entire wedding day – which is perfect, because Sonoma wedding venues are to die for. Chateau St. Jean is an option we’ve fallen for, with Mediterranean-inspired gardens and a historic setting. The grounds are absolutely stunning, and various ceremony and reception sites are available depending on the size of your celebration.  From the 1920’s Chateau to the inner courtyard and spacious lawn with panoramic views, it’s hard to go wrong. The Depot Hotel Restaurant and Garden is another area venue – this time right off the plaza in Sonoma itself. Wedding packages here are about as inclusive as it gets and designed to reduce both cost and stress for your special day, while the hotel itself is filled with country inn style charm and beautiful décor in shades of cream and gold. An Italian garden complete with outdoor fireplace and flower-laden terraces is perfect for cocktail hour.

P.S. Don’t forget to use the best planning tools around – our wedding websites are perfect for communicating with your guests and sharing the details of your wedding day and registry.

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