Congrats, you’ve found the best, insta-worthy luxury wedding venues in California at Black Oak Mountain Vineyards. Get ready for awe-inspiring views, romantic vineyards, indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception areas, and a commitment to excellence that flirts with obsession. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill space; it’s a curated stage for couples who demand nothing less than the extraordinary.

jacqueline and ben in the vineyard

Address: 2480 CA-193, Cool, CA 95614

Step into a world where sophistication blends with nature’s grandeur. Here, luxury isn’t just a term; it’s a vibe that saturates every inch of our grounds. This is where your dreams of a lavish wedding turn into reality, and trust us, reality has never looked this fabulous. ✨

Black Oak Mountain Vineyards: The Premier Choice for Weddings in California

Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is a haven of resort-style luxury, meticulously catered to the discerning tastes of contemporary couples seeking extravagance and awe-inspiring settings for their celebration. Here, we celebrate and embrace your unique vision, fostering an environment that encourages creativity and individuality. Offering a canvas of 150 acres adorned with scenic vineyards, panoramic edge-of-the-world views, a rustic desert mountainside Villa, and a modern Barn, our venue transcends the ordinary, embodying an iconic authenticity that serves as a boundless source of inspiration.

great view of the greenhouse

great view of the greenhouse

Plan Your Dream Northern California Wedding

We’ve created this helpful map so you can visualize your wedding experience at our mountain venue. Plan a hiking excursion, go wine tasting, visit our local secret spots, and make your wedding an unforgettable experience.

Modern Spaces for Trendsetting Couples

Step into a world of sophistication and contemporary elegance designed exclusively for trendsetting couples seeking a backdrop for their special day. Our modern spaces redefine the traditional wedding experience, offering a perfect fusion of sleek aesthetics, cutting-edge design, and unparalleled versatility. Whether you envision an intimate celebration or a grand affair with a cocktail reception, our spaces cater to your desires.

Elevate your wedding experience with our trendsetting venues that embody the essence of modern romance and set the stage for a celebration that reflects your distinct style and vision.


Mountain Modern Villa

Indulge in the luxurious Mountain Villa, featuring a Bridal Suite, 2 guest rooms with ensuites, a terrace room, a garden room, 4 restrooms, a butler’s pantry, a laundry room, a spacious kitchen, and an inviting living room.

modern barn with chandelier and doors opened to the bistro lit patio

modern barn with chandelier and doors opened to the bistro lit patio

Industrial Modern Barn

The Barn, surrounded by picturesque vineyards and soft lighting, sets the stage for lively celebrations and gatherings. With striking black chandeliers, expansive open spaces, charming gardens, entertaining games, fire pits, and delightful hanging basket swings, it provides the perfect ambiance for festive gatherings.

the infinity pool

the infinity pool

The Infinity Pool

Immerse yourself in the Sapphire Saltware Oasis – the Infinity Pool. Ideal for capturing memorable wedding photos, taking a leisurely dip, cooling off, or lounging with your favorite signature cocktail.

kristen enjoying the Sierra Outlook Balcony

kristen enjoying the Sierra Outlook Balcony

The Infinity Terrace

Experience serenity on the Sierra Vista Serenity Terrace. Whether sipping a cup of Pachamama or witnessing the sun’s magical journey from rise to sunset, this terrace offers panoramic views of vineyards, hills, and the majestic Sierras.

jacqueline and ben's hilltop ceremony

jacqueline and ben’s hilltop ceremony

Ceremony Spaces

Discover four enchanting ceremony sites on our private property, each a potential garden wedding venue including the 360° Edge of the World Site, Viewing Deck at the Villa, Grand Oak Tree, and Meadow Hitching site. Each of these fixtures on our property offers a unique backdrop for your special moment.

decked out reception area

Outdoor Soirees

Explore the multitude of landmarks, including our vineyard, across our property to host your post-ceremony dinner. With endless possibilities, you can unleash your creativity to design a celebration as unique as your love.

Incredible Inclusions

  • Capacity for 150 Guests on 150 Private Acres
    • Your guests can freely enjoy all our acreage whether that’s for your wedding day or weekend trip!
  • Beautiful Wood Crafted Tables
    • Elegant wood-crafted tables contribute to a charming and rustic atmosphere.
  • Chairs & Benches for Ceremony & Reception
    • Ample seating with chairs and benches for both the ceremony and reception.
  • 4 Incredible Ceremony Sites
    • Choose from four distinctive ceremony sites, each offering its unique charm.
  • Access to Mountain Villa and Modern Barn
    • Enjoy the versatility of both the Mountain Villa and Modern Barn for your celebration.
  • Set Up & Tear Down
    • Our dedicated team handles the setup and tear-down, ensuring a stress-free experience.
  • 9-Hour Site Rental Services & Overnight Options
    • Generous 9-hour site rental for your celebration, with the option for overnight accommodations.
  • 2 On-Site Day of Coordinators
    • Benefit from the expertise of two on-site day-of coordinators for seamless wedding events.
  • Wine Barrels & Hanging Basket Swings
    • Enhance the ambiance with wine barrels and hanging basket swings for added rustic charm.
  • Separate Bridal and Groom Suites
    • Personalized spaces for the bridal and groom parties to prepare and relax.
  • No Hidden Fees. No Extra Taxes. Ever.
    • Transparent pricing without hidden fees or additional taxes, ensures a clear and cost-effective celebration.

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Black Oak Mountain Vineyards Wedding 107

Our Packages

At Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, we understand that your wedding day is a reflection of your personal journey and unique love story. That’s why we offer a range of thoughtfully curated packages to suit the varied tastes and needs of our couples, including options for micro weddings. From intimate elopements to grand celebrations, our packages are designed with every couple in mind.



Pricing (Monday-Thursday)

Pricing (Friday-Sunday)

One Day Experience

(Opulent Elegance Celebration)

9 hours of exclusive access, 2 days of coordinators, 1-hour rehearsal, all estate & barn amenities



Two Day Experience

(Luxe Vineyard Dreamscape)

Luxe Vineyard Dreamscape, Overnight stay (one night) for 10 days, VIP guests, rehearsal time, 2 days of coordinators, all estate & barn amenities, coffee & tea for overnight guests



3-Day Weekend Experience

(Infinite love)

Exclusive access to 150-acre land for 3 days and 2 nights, 2 nights of overnight accommodation for 16-22 VIP guests, full venue service, breakfast, brunch for overnight guests, rehearsal dinner, 2 days of coordinator, get ready with Mimosas and craft beer, snacks, and beverages for overnight guests, hangover recovery kits



Our Lodging: The Ultimate Mountain Modern Villa

Experience unparalleled luxury with every imaginable amenity, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Northern California sun and stars. Cloud cover is minimal which allows for optimal views and opportunities to soak in the sunshine! Our Mountain Modern Villa features:

  • Spacious Bedrooms
  • Three bedrooms, accommodating up to 8 guests in total
  • Bedrooms 1 &2
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • 1 King Bed
  • Impeccable master bath with spa tub and fireplace
  • Suite-style with a living area fit with stylish Roche Bobois couches
  • Full Kitchen and Living Area
  • An open plan, designed by the famed Kristi Sandford, brings beautiful nature indoors and offers high-end appliances.
  • Additional Features
  • Cozy firepits
  • Terrace with panoramic views
  • Infinity pool
  • Stunning spa
  • Private access to all 150-acres

Embrace the epitome of comfort and sophistication in this Mountain Modern Villa, where every detail is designed to provide an unforgettable experience. You can book your stay with VRBO.

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8 roxie and ian

Why choose Black Oak Mountain Vineyards?

Choosing Black Oak Mountain Vineyards for your special day means stepping into a world where luxury and nature exist in perfect harmony, making it the ideal wedding venue. Here are compelling reasons why this could be your dream wedding venue:

  1. DISCOVER COOL, CA – Cool, CA lives up to its name, offering a harmonious blend of natural beauty and a laid-back atmosphere. As a bonus, we’re just a drive away from California cities like San Jose and San Francisco. Our location provides the ideal retreat for couples seeking a serene and picturesque wedding destination. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the countryside while remaining conveniently close to the city.
  2. WINE WONDERLAND: TOAST TO LOVE – Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is a unique wedding experience with its sprawling vineyards and picturesque landscapes. Delight in wine tastings amidst the vines, celebrating your love with the exquisite flavors of the region. What could be more romantic than exchanging vows surrounded by the sweet aroma of wine and the laughter of friends and family?
  3. WEDDING OF YOUR DREAMS: CRAFT UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES – At Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, we are committed to turning your wedding dreams into reality. The idyllic setting, personalized service, and the freedom to shape your unique celebration make us the perfect choice for couples seeking a destination aligned with their vision.
  4. SCENIC WONDERS: EMBRACE NATURE’S BEAUTY – Cool, CA is a haven for nature lovers. Explore the nearby El Dorado National Forest, traverse scenic trails, or simply revel in the beauty of local parks. This mini destination provides a natural backdrop as enchanting as your love story.
  5. EXPLORE LAKE TAHOE: AN ADVENTUROUS GETAWAY – For adventurous souls, Lake Tahoe is a short drive away. Plan a pre-wedding adventure or a post-wedding escape to this stunning destination. From hiking and skiing to enjoying the vibrant nightlife, Lake Tahoe offers a plethora of activities for you and your guests, ensuring an unforgettable wedding weekend.
  6. LUXURY ACCOMMODATIONS: INTIMATE RETREATS – Cool, CA, and its neighboring regions feature charming bed and breakfasts, boutique inns, and cozy cabins that offer a delightful blend of comfort and intimacy. Retreat to a cozy abode after the celebrations, allowing you to bask in the afterglow of your wedding day.
  7. TOWER BRIDGE: ROMANTIC VIEWS AND STROLLS – One of the many famous California landmarks, you can embark on a romantic walk across the iconic Tower Bridge, offering breathtaking views of the Sacramento River and the city skyline. It serves as a picture-perfect spot for pre-wedding photography or a serene escape with your love.
  8. FARM-TO-FORK CAPITAL: INDULGE IN CULINARY DELIGHTS -Nearby Sacramento, renowned as the Farm-to-Fork Capital, invites you to savor culinary delights. Delight in local flavors at various restaurants, partake in a food tour, or visit farmers’ markets to relish the region’s fresh produce.

13 Lauren and Sebastian

13 Lauren and Sebastian

Planning and Logistics for the Perfect Luxury Wedding

Full-Service Planning for a Stress-Free Experience

Embarking on your wedding journey should be a source of joy, not stress. At Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, every detail is carefully managed by our full-service planning team, ensuring that your path to ‘I Do’ is as smooth and serene as the vineyard’s horizon. From the initial consultation to the final toast, we’re here to handle all the complexities, allowing you to remain focused on the magic of the moment.

Our experts will guide you in creating your dream wedding event through vendor selection, decor choices, and day-of coordination, tailored entirely to your tastes and preferences. This stress-free experience translates to an effortless celebration yet exudes the elegance and meticulous attention it deserves.

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32 sydney and sam

Choose Your Top-Tier Amenities and Vendors

While you have the freedom to choose every detail for your wedding at our venue, we offer a selection of top-tier amenities and a network of acclaimed vendors for your planning. Spanning from gourmet catering that creates unforgettable wedding meals to dazzle every palate, to florists who transform spaces with blooms, our preferred vendors are amazing. With amenities such as state-of-the-art sound systems, designer furniture, and lighting that sets the perfect ambiance, your wedding is poised to be an affair that resonates with luxury and class.


“Fabulous natural R&R wedding experience with lovely, caring, attentive people!”

“Our hectic lives needed connection to nature, hikes, and R&R and this wonderful destination does it all! Very quiet and zen! Amazing views, and very kind and caring people such as Brad, Jane, Adena, Curtis, and Raul! The outdoors here offer an unparalleled experience. Thank you for a great week.”

“Beautiful property! The host is great and is everything you see in the listing and more! Will be coming back!”

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54 olivia and holden

FAQs About Luxury Wedding Venues in California

What defines a luxury venue in 2024?

What sets the stage for luxury in 2024 is not just the grand architecture or the expanse of the grounds, but the intuitive blend of top-notch technology with timeless glamor. Luxury event venues now offer smart, eco-friendly features meshed seamlessly with opulent design elements. For those who demand the exceptional, a luxury venue comes with cutting-edge amenities, personalized experiences, and an unwavering commitment to privacy and exclusivity. It’s a place where your desires aren’t just met, they’re anticipated and catered to with impeccable detail.

Why should I choose California for my outdoor destination wedding?

California’s luxury wedding venues are a place where your nuptials are not just celebrated, they’re elevated. From the vibrant cityscapes to the serene vineyards, California’s diverse settings: from countryside venues, and rooftop wedding venues, to oceanfront wedding venues, offer the perfect backdrop for the most discerning couples. Imagine beginning the rest of your life together in a setting that’s as unique and beautiful as your love story.

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How can I identify luxury at California destination wedding venues?

Luxury wedding venues, including high-end hotel wedding locations, are distinguished by their exceptional service, exclusivity, and attention to detail. Expect lavish surroundings, gourmet dining options in our dining room, personalized experiences, and a sense of privacy and opulence that ordinary venues simply cannot provide.

How far in advance should you book a luxury venue in California?

To secure a luxury venue in California, booking at least 12 to 18 months in advance is recommended due to high demand and to ensure adequate time for planning your perfect day.

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192 black oak mountain vineyards

Are there exclusive-use luxury wedding venues for privacy?

Yes, many luxury venues in California, like ours, offer exclusive use for wedding or reception space options to ensure privacy and intimacy for your wedding celebration.

Can luxury venues accommodate cultural and custom requirements?

Luxury venues, like ours, pride themselves on their ability to accommodate a variety of cultural and custom requirements for wedding ceremonies, ensuring your wedding respects and celebrates your heritage.

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144 black oak mountain vineyards

Where else can I explore in California?

California offers a diverse range of destinations for exploration, ensuring a memorable and enriching experience. Relax along the scenic shores of Laguna Beach or venture into the rugged landscapes of the Santa Monica Mountains for a nature-filled escape. Santa Barbara beckons with its breathtaking coastline, while a visit to the Beringer Estate Winery in Napa Valley promises a delightful wine-tasting experience.

Explore the charming Santa Cruz Mountains or enjoy the iconic attractions at Santa Monica Pier. For a magical family adventure, Anaheim Resort awaits with the enchanting Disneyland. Discover the wonders of wildlife at the renowned San Diego Zoo or indulge in luxury in the upscale enclave of Beverly Hills. Head to the Santa Lucia Mountains for serene landscapes and complete your journey with the coastal beauty of Monterey Bay. With such diverse options, California invites you to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.

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101 black oak mountain vineyards

Are there other Northern California wedding venues?

Northern California boasts an array of wedding venues, offering diverse settings and unique experiences (none as unique as ours). ;) Each venue provides its distinct charm, from coastal elegance to rustic ranch vibes, promising couples a wide range of options for their special day:

  1. Rocky Oaks Malibu
  2. Legends Ranch- A charming ranch wedding venue
  3. Montage Laguna Beach
  4. Alila Ventana
  5. Ojai Valley Inn- Considered one of the best golf course wedding venues
  6. Malibu Rocky Oaks Vineyard
  7. Ritz-Carlton
  8. Rosewood Sand Hill
  9. Korakia Pensione
  10. Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm

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Schedule a Tour at Black Oak Mountain Vineyards

Envisioning your wedding day is one thing but feeling the magic of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards in person is truly incomparable. Trust us, we know! Schedule your personalized event venue tour and let the landscape speak directly to your heart.

What to Expect

  1. Guided Property Tour: Allow our knowledgeable staff to guide you through the expansive 150 acres of private land. Explore the sprawling vineyards, the luxurious Mountain Villa, the Industrial Modern Barn, and the scenic ceremony sites.
  2. Exclusive Access: Enjoy exclusive access to our iconic spaces, including the Mountain Modern Villa with its lavish Bridal Suite, guest rooms, and picturesque terrace. Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of the Industrial Modern Barn, surrounded by vineyards, gardens, and enchanting hanging basket swings.
  3. Infinity Pool and Terrace: Delight in a visit to our infinity pool offering stunning views of the vineyards and Sierra mountains. Relax on the Sierra Vista Serenity Terrace, soaking in panoramic views and tranquility.
  4. Ceremony Sites: Explore our diverse ceremony sites, from the 360° Edge of the World Site to the Grand Oak Tree. Discover the picturesque Viewing Deck at the Villa and the Meadow Hitching site, each offering a unique backdrop for your special day.
  5. Accommodation Preview: Tour the exquisite accommodations, including the Mountain Modern Villa’s elegant bedrooms and luxurious Master Suite. Visualize the comfort and style that awaits you and your guests.
  6. Venue Services: Gain insights into our comprehensive venue services, from set-up and tear-down to overnight options. Learn about the dedicated on-site coordinators who ensure every detail of your celebration is seamlessly executed.

How to Schedule

Contact our event specialists to schedule your private tour and embark on the first step toward creating an extraordinary wedding experience. Immerse yourself in the magic of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards and envision your dream celebration amidst the beauty of California’s wine country.