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Where to host a winery wedding

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A winery wedding is a fabulous choice, with their luxurious country settings and relaxed vineyard vibe. Planning for the perfect winery wedding theme can give you the feel of a destination wedding without having to pack up and leave the state. Here are some of our favourite wedding ideas for a winery escapes.

Poachers Panty and Wily Trout Vineyard

Seeking a picturesque backdrop to your winery-themed wedding? Wily Trout Vineyard located just outside of Canberra, boasts a rustic charm that will only add to your wedding theme.

The Homestead lawn provides a breathtaking setting for a twilight ceremony or for a more intimate reception, the Old Smokehouse café can host up to 100 guests. For larger groups, there is a marquee available. Enjoy the culinary delights of Gourmands who will impress you with their regional food and wines.

Peppers Creek Barrel Room

In the heart of the Hunter Valley, just two hours' drive from Sydney, resides Peppers Creek, offering the romance and country charm of a European-style wedding. The accompanying sandstone chapel perfectly sets the winery wedding theme overlooking rows of lush vineyards, a perfect location for wedding snaps. With romance and rustic charm in mind, the Barrel Room features soaring gabled ceilings and a warm fireplace, accommodating up to 200 guests.

Ironbark Hill Hunter Valley

For a unique wedding venue that merges modern design with country style glamour, Ironbark is prime.  Also situated in the glorious Hunter Valley, Ironbark’s old world chapel is set in a picturesque vineyard. Casual civil ceremonies can also be held on the grassy lawn. The sandstone reception venue holds up to 150 guests, with impressive catering provided by the award-winning Café Enzo team.  

Chateau Elan

For an amazing winery-themed wedding, the elegant Chateau Elan offers a number of luxury wedding packages. Ceremonies can be held outdoors on the manicured greens, or in the sandstone Carriage House, a fantastic addition to your wedding ideas, providing a unique alternative to a traditional chapel. There are a number of reception areas on offer too, ranging from intimate nooks right through to the grand Founders Room, a generous space seating up to 170 guests.

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