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Top Temecula Wedding Venues: Part One


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Are you looking to plan your dream wine country wedding? Look no further than the breathtaking Temecula Valley! Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, Temecula has become a top destination for winery getaways, weddings and celebrations of all types!


The first winery opened in Temecula just 48 years ago in 1974. Since then, the area has experienced massive expansion, with seemingly a new winery popping up every few months! With Temecula’s moderate yearly temperatures, absolutely stunning views and abundance of venue locations, it makes it the perfect area to tie the knot and celebrate with all your love with all your family and friends.


As wedding planners, we understand the importance of selecting the right venue to fit all of your needs and vision. Once the venue is selected, everything else starts to fall into place. Our team here at Finerr Weddings and Events are long time residents of the Temecula community and have planned endless events in the area. We truly are the experts in all things Temecula events! So, we are here to give you our expert opinion on the top Temecula wedding venues! Check out a few of our favorites in no particular order!


Altisima Winery - “Spanish Roots with a Modern Touch”


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First up on our list and one the newest additions to the Temecula Wine Country, Altisima Winery! Altisima has quickly become one of the hottest destinations to visit in Temecula…and for a good reason! The insanely beautiful views paired with their world class restaurant including a menu of Spanish inspired cuisine and stellar wine selection makes Altisima a ‘must-do’ while in Temecula and also the very reason they have made it onto our top venue locations in the area!



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A wedding held at Altisima Winery will be one your guests will surely never forget! The rolling hills of wine country as your backdrop, the modern and contemporary architecture and the wide variety of ceremony locations to choose from…Altisima is truly unforgettable. This venue is the perfect option for couples who are looking for an elevated winery wedding experience. Altisima offers custom packages that are unique to your wedding or event’s needs. Check out a bit more details below.


The Details

  • Full catering options available

  • A variety of locations to choose from (tasting room, members lounge, 56 degree room, olive grove, and more)

  • A preferred vendor list

  • On-site bridal suite

  • Day of on-site coordinator

Learn more about this beautiful venue right in the heart of Temecula wine country at https://altisimawinery.com/book-your-event/ and follow them on social at https://www.instagram.com/AltisimaWinery/ and https://www.facebook.com/AltisimaWinery


Temecula Creek Inn – “Escape Under the Oak Trees”


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Next up on our list is another absolutely beautiful spot (okay, every venue on our list is stunning), Temecula Creek Inn. Located just minutes away from wine country, Temecula Creek Inn, or as the locals refer to it as TCI, is a prime location for your upcoming wedding or event in Temecula. From the moment that you drive onto the property, you feel transported to a magical and secluded So.Cal oasis. TCI offers over 130 luxurious hotel rooms and suites so your guests can stay on-site and enjoy all of the amazing amenities they have to offer including 27 holes of championship golf, breakfast lunch and dinner at their outstanding farm-to-table restaurants (Fun Fact - The donut bites at Cork | Fire Kitchen are out of this world) and of course, delicious local wine and craft cocktails.



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As for their venue space, you can say “I do” under the stars, and dance the night away under ancient oak trees in either of TCI’s whimsical outdoor venues. They offer two stunning outdoor venues to hold weddings and events. Both are nestled on their 300 acres of beautiful scenery, surrounded by nature and embracing the rustic elegance vibe that makes the property truly unique. The Stone House and The Meadows are both unique in the style and vibe that they offer.


The Stone House is TCI’s most iconic wedding venue and is known for its history and charm. With a unique historic cottage built in the late 1800s and a gorgeous backdrop for your ceremony and reception, this location includes 6 hours of event time and can hold up to 280 guests. Guests are transported to the space on a private shuttle from the hotel to the venue space for the entirety of your wedding. Alternatively, The Meadows offers an intimate garden style setting with beautiful open air lounge space and twinkling market lights to dance the night away under. The space includes 5 hours of event time and can hold up to 150 guests.

Temecula Creek Inn offers custom packages that are unique to your wedding or event’s needs. Below are some of the details:


The Details

  • Two different venue location

  • Full catering options available

  • Rentals & equipment

  • Full service staff

  • On-site bridal suite

  • On-site accommodations

  • Transportation to and from venue space

  • And more!

Learn more about this breathtaking venue and all it has to offer at https://www.temeculacreekinn.com/ and follow them on social at https://www.instagram.com/tcreekinn/ and https://www.facebook.com/temeculacreekinn



Ponte Winery and Vineyard Inn- A Stunning Boutique Temecula Hotel


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With over 300 acres of vineyards, a Top-10 hotel in the United States and an events team like no other, you absolutely cannot go wrong with selecting Ponte Vineyard Inn for your beautiful Temecula wedding venue! Ponte Winery and Vineyard Inn is a boutique hotel that offers 90 guest rooms. Your guests will enjoy the laps of luxury with their fine amenities, pool, hot tub and the open-air Poolside Bar & Café, In-room massages and other spa treatments as well!



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Ponte Winery and Vineyard Inn offers two ceremony spaces and two reception locations on-site, all with their own beautiful and unique charm. Say “I do” surrounded by vineyard and mountain views in the Ponte Winery Vineyard Garden or waterside at the Pond at Ponte Vineyard Inn. As for reception spaces, you can choose between Vineyard Pavilion, a bright and beautiful indoor space or the Barrel Room which gives a super authentic and memorable wine country experience to all guests. Not to mention, the bride and groom receive a complimentary one night stay at Ponte Vineyard Inn on your wedding night.


Details:

  • Two different venue location

  • Two different reception locations

  • Full catering options

  • Rentals & equipment

  • Reserved one hour rehearsal

  • On-site bridal suite & groom suite

  • On-site accommodations

  • Day of coordinator and wedding hostess

Learn more about this breathtaking venue and all it has to offer at https://www.pontevineyardinn.com/weddings/ and follow them on social at https://www.instagram.com/pontevineyardinn/ and https://www.facebook.com/PonteWinery


Peltzer Winery- the Perfect Location for Your Dream, Country Wedding


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Our next venue on the list is for those couples looking for a more rustic, country wedding day feel. You will find that Peltzer Winery with its assortment of venue spaces, all surrounded by rolling hills of vineyards is the perfect location for your dream, country wedding! Offering both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites that fit up to 200 guests, Peltzer has got something for every style and season!


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From their classic vineyard ceremony location with gorgeous panoramic vineyard views and a versatile space to make it your own, to their ceremony ready garden site, where every detail has been hand picked by Peltzer’s event designer and owner, Carrie Peltzer. For those couples looking for more of a rustic feel, check out the Crush House, which is the perfect balance of industrial farmhouse chic and vineyard elegance or their Farmstead, where you can celebrate under a canopy of mulberry trees and romantic market lights! You truly can’t go wrong with any of these beautiful venue spaces! Check out more details on Peltzer below.


Details:

  • An Assortment different wedding venue locations to choose from

  • Indoor and outdoor event space

  • Full catering options

  • Rentals & equipment

  • On-site bridal suite

  • On-site accommodations

  • Service staff

Learn more about this Peltzer and all it has to offer at https://www.peltzerwinery.com/weddings/ and follow them on social at https://www.instagram.com/peltzerweddings/ and https://www.facebook.com/Peltzerfarmandwinery/



Europa Village - A New Invitation to Old World Charm


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Last on this list BUT most definitely not least, is Europa Village. For those brides and grooms who have been dreaming of their fairytale weddings since childhood, Europa is the venue for you. Choose from any number of their extraordinary wedding venue locations that hold up to 250 guests. These spaces have been inspired by the landscapes and architecture of Spain, Italy and France- all of which set the scene for a magical and picturesque wedding!


Not only does Europa have the most magical venue spaces, but they also have an amazing hand-picked team to go along with it! They provide top-tier, personalized services throughout the planning process to ensure that every couple has the wedding of their dreams…and their hundreds of amazing reviews prove just that! Check out a few more details below and definitely add Europa to your list of venues to look into.


Details:

  • A number of different ceremony and venue locations to choose from

  • Indoor, outdoor and covered outdoor event space

  • Full catering options

  • Rentals & equipment

  • On-site bridal suite

  • On-site accommodations

  • Service staff

Learn more about this breathtaking venue and all it has to offer at https://www.europavillage.com/weddings/ and follow them on social at https://www.instagram.com/europavillage/ and https://www.facebook.com/EuropaVillage



There is no way we could wrap up our top wedding venue location in Temecula in just one blog, so we broke it down into two blogs! Check out part two of our favorite Temecula wedding venues for five more, equally amazing venue spaces here.


We hope that you found some venue inspiration in our Temecula recommendations! At the end of the day, no matter where you book, your wedding day will be the very best day of your life and we are so excited for all of it! When it comes time to select your wedding planner, choose Finerr Weddings and Events. Whether you're looking for full wedding planning, month of coordination or just need some advice along the way, our team at Finerr Weddings and Events are here to make your vision come to life!

We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality events that leave your guests in awe! Our goal is to inspire, create the extraordinary, and leave an impression that lasts a lifetime. We truly are experts in the Temecula Valley area and can help make your dream wine country wedding a reality! Learn more about what we offer @ https://www.finerrweddingsandevents.com/


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