Weddings

Create the beginning of your marriage in a world of your own. Byington offers a stunning 95-acre, winery-experience getaway situated on our grand estate with beautiful lawns and expansive views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Monterey Bay, and Pinot Noir vineyards. Our stunning grounds, unique facilities, catering partner, and award-winning wines combine to make your wedding an unforgettable day. Byington work exclusively with Four Seasons Silicon Valley to cater and manager the event.

THE GEM OF THE SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS

A Byington Wedding
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WEDDING HILL

Vows are exchanged beneath a white gazebo, surrounded by our Pinot Noir vineyard and the beauty of the expansive Santa Cruz Mountain’s redwood forests. Nature provides a stunning canvas of flowers, evergreens, and oak trees. Following the Wedding Ceremony, guests are directed to the The VIP Room and Adjoining Veranda.

THE VIP ROOM & VERANDA

Accented with hardwood floors, French doors, picture windows, high-beamed ceilings, and a stone fireplace, this majestic room creates a romantic ambiance. The VIP Room opens onto a large veranda overlooking our vineyards and Monterey Bay. Here, friends and family toast the newly married couple.

FOYER

With high-beamed ceilings, hardwood floors, and picture windows looking into the winery, this room provides a pass through to our Barrel Room, the location of the Wedding Reception. The Foyer also provides an exquisite backdrop for the cake cutting ceremony.

THE BARREL ROOM

This 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.

WHAT IS YOUR MAXIMUM CAPACITY?

100 guests.

HOW LONG DO WE HAVE ACCESS TO THE VENUE?

Pricing is based on an 8 hour rental. This is when your vendors arrive at 3 pm until they vacate premises no later than 11 pm. The earliest you can start your event is 5 pm. Your event will be contracted to end at 10 pm and cleanup completed by 11 pm.

WHAT IS THE RENTAL FEE?

The rental fee starts at $12,000 plus tax and a service and administration fee and includes 1) Wedding Hill for the ceremony, the VIP Room and Adjoining Veranda for the toast, the Barrel Room for the Wedding Reception; 2) set up and coordination by Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley, 3) chairs at Wedding Hill, 4) tables and banquet chairs and dance floor in Barrel Room.

DO YOU REQUIRE USE OF YOUR CATERER?

Yes. Four Seasons Silicon Valley manages all aspect of the Wedding, including catering. Due to our unique set up, this ensures the best experience. Pricing is available upon request.

IS LIQUOR PERMITTED?

We are a wine-only venue. Byington is a fully operational vineyard and winery. The rule of thumb is 1/2 bottle of wine per person. The purchase requirement is 4 cases of wine.

ARE WEDDINGS OFFERED DURING THE WINTER?

Wedding Hill is an outdoor venue. Our Barrel Room for receptions is naturally cooled in Spring, Summer, and Fall. It is not suitable for events during cold weather months.

IS THERE AN AREA FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY TO GET READY?

The bride, bridal party, groom and groomsmen arrive at Byington ready for the Ceremony. Guests proceed directly to Wedding Hill upon arrival.

CAN I SCHEDULE A TOUR?

Couples are encouraged to visit during Tasting Room hours, Thursday-Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Following this initial visit, should Byington appear to be a match, we will schedule a guided tour of the facilities.

HOW DO I BOOK A WEDDING?

A signed contract, a non-refundable payment of 50% of the rental fee, and a refundable $1500 deposit reserve your date.

Thanks to 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!

Thank you for all that the Byington staff did to make our wedding so wonderful! All the vendors worked very well together, which made for a very relaxing and fun evening for our guests! I felt that everything just came together seamlessly. We love looking back at the photos and reliving every moment!

I appreciate the warm welcome that 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.

CONTACT US

Byington Vineyard & Winery
21850 Bear Creek Road
Los Gatos, CA 95033
Santa Cruz County
Phone: (408) 354-1111
Fax: (408) 354-2782