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Looking for elegant wedding venues near Placerville that offer stunning views and luxe charm? Well, you’re in luck! Our private estate wedding venue Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, is located in Cool, CA just 20 miles from Placerville. Our picturesque hillside location boasts breathtaking vistas of the Sierra Foothills and sprawling vineyards. With a blend of rustic refinement and serene ambiance, Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is the perfect setting for your dream wedding. From intimate ceremonies to grand receptions, our versatile venue promises an unforgettable experience tailored to your style and vision. In this blog, we’ll showcase our luxury amenities and venue spaces, and answer some FAQs.

Address: 2480 CA-193, Cool, CA 95614

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Tucked away in the heart of Northern California’s Gold Country, Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is a hidden gem among Placerville wedding venues. Its sprawling landscape showcases the beauty of nature while providing a luxurious setting for your special day. The vineyard’s modern Mediterranean villa, perched atop a hill with panoramic views, offers an intimate and serene retreat that captures the essence of California elegance.

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Reasons to Choose Black Oak Mountain Vineyards

  • Have you seen the awe-inspiring vistas from Black Oak Mountain Vineyards? Imagine standing at the edge of the world, gazing at the majestic Sierras in the distance. These breathtaking views add a touch of wonder to your romantic getaway, setting the perfect backdrop for a truly enchanting experience.
  • The sprawling vineyards of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards extend to the horizon, offering a breathtaking and scenic setting for your shared experiences. Wander at your own pace among the verdant, carefully tended grapevines and let yourselves be enveloped by the splendor of the natural world and the warmth of affection.
  • Seeking a remote yet luxurious destination? Black Oak Mountain Vineyards epitomizes pristine beauty, offering the perfect blend of seclusion, style, and luxury. This sanctuary allows you to flee the mundane and welcome the remarkable, all amidst the untainted splendor of the natural world.
  • Black Oak Mountain Vineyards guarantees an EXCEPTIONAL impact on each visitor who has the fortune to encounter its charm. The blend of scenic splendor, opulent features, and private ambiance creates a memorable event.
  • At Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, the focus is entirely on you and your significant other. Spanning 150 acres of secluded and personal terrain, bask in the sensation of solitude within this magnificent property.
  • If you’re organizing a cozy marriage ceremony or an extravagant festivity with your nearest and dearest, Black Oak Mountain Vineyards offers sleeping arrangements for you and your VIP attendees.
  • Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is an outstanding sanctuary for couples who prioritize sustainability. The estate adheres to a completely organic philosophy, using solar energy, implementing structured water systems, and committing to an eco-friendly mission.

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Venue Highlights and Amenities

  • Dive into luxury at the Sapphire Saltwater Oasis and Spa. Perfect for capturing stunning photos, enjoying a relaxing dip, cooling off on warm days, and lounging with your favorite signature cocktail.
  • Experience tranquility at the Sierra Vista Serenity Terrace. Ideal for savoring a cup of Pachamama coffee while witnessing breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. Take in panoramic views of vineyards, hills, and the majestic Sierra Mountains.
  • The Mountain Villa offers a range of amenities including 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 a cozy living room.
  • Step into luxury at the Vineyard Club surrounded by lush vineyards and soft, inviting lighting. This modern space offers ample room for socializing, featuring expansive open spaces, beautifully landscaped gardens, recreational games, cozy fire pits, and delightful hanging basket swings.

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Our Luxury Inclusions

  • Accommodates up to 150 guests across 150 private acres, ensuring everyone enjoys their own acre of space!
  • Elegant wood-crafted tables provide a beautiful setting for your event.
  • Chairs and benches are available for both ceremony and reception, ensuring comfort and convenience for your guests.
  • Enjoy the shade with 8 amazing shade structures scattered throughout the venue.
  • Choose from 4 incredible ceremony sites to match your vision.
  • Access to both the Mountain Villa and The Vineyard Club for added luxury and convenience.
  • Set-up and tear-down services are provided for a stress-free experience.
  • 10-hour venue rental with overnight options available for extended celebrations.
  • Benefit from the expertise of 2 professional venue staff members to assist with your event.
  • Entertainment options include hanging basket swings and games for added fun.
  • Separate bridal and groom suites are provided for privacy and preparation.
  • Silent Disco is included if needed for a unique entertainment experience.
  • Transparent pricing with no hidden fees, corkage charges, or extra taxes ever.

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Our Customizable Wedding Packages

Package

Opulent Elegance Celebration

Luxe Vineyard Dreamscape

Experience Duration

One-Day

Two-Day

Access Duration

10 hours

Overnight Stay

Rehearsal

1-hour

Rehearsal Time Included

Staffing

Two Onsite venue staff

Two Onsite Venue Staff

Accommodations

Not Included

Overnight Stay For VIP guests

Amenities

All Estate and Club Amenities

All Estate and Club Amenities

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The Enchantment of a Vineyard Wedding


Imagine exchanging vows with the sun kissing the horizon, where lush grapevines stretch across rolling hills as your natural altar. The surroundings of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards are more than just a backdrop; they’re an integral part of the wedding experience, offering a setting that can’t be replicated. Towering oaks and manicured lawns merge with the wild charm of the forest to form a breathtaking mosaic of nature’s splendor. With every season bringing its unique palette, the outdoor scenery ensures that your wedding photos will be as alive and vibrant as your memories. Whether it’s the fresh, green leaves of spring, the golden hues of fall, or the picturesque sunsets year-round, the landscapes at Black Oak Mountain Vineyards provide a sensational setting that’s picture-perfect for your special day.

walks around the property

walks around the property

Navigating Logistics

Navigating logistics for a Placerville wedding, especially at a venue like Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, calls for careful planning. Firstly, ensure you have understood the transportation details, as some of your guests may be traveling from afar. Offering shuttle services or directions for easy navigation can be a thoughtful gesture. It’s also wise to book accommodations early, particularly if your wedding coincides with the region’s peak tourist seasons. Always plan for the weather; though California’s climate is favorable, having tents or indoor options available is prudent. Work closely with the venue’s coordinators; their insider knowledge is invaluable for local vendor recommendations and timelines that flow seamlessly.

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the Ngo wedding champagne toast by the pool with bridesmaids

Testimonials

Memorable Moments Shared by Couples

The vineyard’s guest book brims with heartwarming entries from couples who’ve begun their journey together at Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, often with a magical wedding ceremony on site. Many recall the moment they first saw the estate, bathed in the golden light of the setting sun. From laughter-filled vows beneath the grand oak trees to first dances under the starry night sky, each couple shares a piece of their story that’s as unique as the setting itself. The recurring theme in these testimonials is the sense of awe and gratitude for a day that exceeded their dreams, set in a place that felt like theirs alone—the perfect start to their happily ever after.

tables and chairs all included with your venue rental

tables and chairs all included with your venue rental

Rave Reviews

Reviewed by Michael C.

We were lucky enough to randomly stumble across BlackOak for our wedding venue which boasts an exceptional reception area, and couldn’t be happier. The place is amazing and the staff are wonderful. Jane is a 10/10 and will do everything in her power to make your wedding perfect.

Reviewed by Eric C.

We had our wedding at Black Oak and it was hands down amazing! The barn is maintained very well, its very modern and the staff was very pleasant to work with! Not only is the barn amazing, but the property itself is surrounded with huge oaks and beautiful views of the mountains! Would highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for any sort of event!

Reviewed by Karina R.

Wow, where to start?? Jane and everyone at BOMV were so kind and caring with our wedding process from our first tour to the big day and beyond! We visited 14 (!!) venues and considered 20 more, but we went with BOMV because it was number one in beauty, customer service, amenities, and value!! The venue is so stunning that we only needed minimal decor and let the natural and architectural beauty shine through. We used the hilltop ceremony site, the Villa for cocktail hour, and the vineyard club for the reception, and doing so made the day feel like it was three events in one, with each part offering something unique. Jane and the BOMV team were always so quick to respond to our millions of questions and provide helpful information which gave us reassurance throughout the whole crazy wedding planning process. We stayed with our wedding party in the Villa the night of the wedding and it was one of the best decisions we made because we had SO much fun and really wowed everyone with the gorgeous estate. Thank you BOMV for making our big day so perfect! We hope to have a reason to visit soon ❤️

jump in, the waters warm!

jump in, the waters warm!

Frequently Asked Questions About Wedding Venues in Placerville

What are some tips for an unforgettable vineyard wedding?

  1. Consider the Season: Think about how the vineyard’s appearance will complement your wedding theme. Whether it’s the lush greenery of spring, the vibrant colors of fall, or the golden hues of summer, choose a time of year that enhances the vineyard’s natural beauty.
  2. Golden Hour Magic: Make the most of the soft, flattering light during the golden hours of early morning or late afternoon for your photos. These times of day create a romantic ambiance that will enhance the beauty of your vineyard backdrop.
  3. Rustic Elegance: If rustic is your vibe, accentuate the vineyard’s charm with elegant decor elements. Consider incorporating wine barrel cocktail tables, vine-wrapped archways, and other vineyard-inspired decor to add to the ambiance.
  4. Prepare Guests: Ensure your guests are prepared for the vineyard terrain by informing them in advance. Encourage appropriate footwear for walking on uneven ground and provide information on how to navigate the scenic grounds comfortably.
  5. Local Flavor: Celebrate the region’s flavors by incorporating local wines into your menu. Showcase local wines to give your guests a taste of the area’s culinary flavors.
  6. Weather Preparedness: Have a backup plan in place in case of unexpected weather. Whether it’s a tent for rain or shade, or an indoor space for cooler temperatures, be prepared to adapt so that your celebration can continue smoothly regardless of the weather.
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great view of the greenhouse

What makes Placerville ideal for vineyard weddings?

  • Charming Landscape and Rich History: Placerville’s allure for vineyard weddings stems from its picturesque landscape and deep-rooted history. Nestled within the Sierra Nevada foothills, this region offers an enchanting blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage.
  • Additionally, Placerville boasts a rich history, with its origins dating back to the Gold Rush era. The town’s historical significance adds a unique charm to weddings held in this area, offering couples and their guests a glimpse into the region’s storied past.
  • Welcoming Community and Small-Town Charm: The local community of Placerville adds to the allure of vineyard weddings in the region. With its mix of historical significance and small-town charm, Placerville offers couples and their guests a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Abundance of Fine Wines: Situated in the heart of California’s wine country, Placerville offers an abundance of fine wines that enhance the celebratory ambiance of vineyard weddings. Couples can choose from a variety of locally produced wines to complement their wedding festivities and delight their guests.
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gorgeous couple getting married at black oak

How can I maximize the natural beauty of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards for my wedding?

  • Choose the Right Time of Year: Consider the seasonal changes at Black Oak Mountain Vineyards and how they can enhance the natural beauty of your wedding. Spring brings lush greenery and blossoming flowers, while fall offers vibrant foliage. Select a season that aligns with your vision and maximizes the vineyard’s natural charm.
  • Utilize Our Outdoor Spaces: Take advantage of the vineyard’s outdoor spaces to showcase its natural beauty. Host your ceremony amidst the vineyards or on a scenic terrace overlooking the rolling hills. Outdoor receptions allow guests to immerse themselves in the stunning surroundings and create unforgettable memories.
  • Highlight Vineyard Features: Showcase the unique features of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards during your wedding. Incorporate elements such as grapevines, wine barrels, and rustic architecture into your décor. These details not only celebrate the vineyard’s heritage but also add visual interest to your wedding aesthetic.
  • Opt for Soft Lighting: Enhance the romantic ambiance of the vineyard with soft lighting. Use candles, lanterns, and string lights to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Soft lighting accentuates the natural beauty of the surroundings and adds a touch of magic to your wedding celebration.
  • Celebrate Local Flavors: Incorporate local wines and cuisine into your wedding menu to celebrate the flavors of the region. Offer wine tastings featuring Black Oak Mountain Vineyards’ wines and include dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Embracing local flavors adds authenticity to your wedding and enhances the overall experience for you and your guests.
  • Capture Stunning Photos: Work with your photographer to capture the natural beauty of Black Oak Mountain Vineyards in your wedding photos. Explore different areas of the vineyard for photo opportunities, from the vineyards themselves to scenic overlooks. Sunset and golden hour provide soft, flattering light that beautifully highlights the vineyard’s landscape.

gorgeous outdoor seating and luxe views

gorgeous outdoor seating and luxe views

When should I book my wedding at Black Oak?

As soon as you feel ready and comfortable! Our venue typically books out 9-36 months, and couples tend to book their wedding 9-12 months from their date. But if you’re feeling whimsical, we can produce incredible weddings within a few months (if your date is available). Once you’ve locked down the venue you can make sure you get the best vendors for your wedding. The longer lead time, the more likely they are available.

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Are there any other wedding venues in Placerville CA?

Yes, here are a few nearby:

  • Sequoia Mansion by Wedgewood Weddings
  • Saureel Vineyards
  • Davies Family Inn
  • David Girard Vineyards
  • Camp Nauvoo

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What are some nearby cities and attractions?

  • El Dorado Foothills Region
  • Folsom
  • Bella Vista

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Black Oak Mountain Vineyards shines as a beacon of elegance and romance, nestled amidst the Sierra Nevada foothills. Its stunning vistas, rustic charm, and impeccable amenities make it a standout choice for couples dreaming of a vineyard wedding with a touch of historical elegance. Contact us and schedule a tour to take the first step towards envisioning your wedding celebration amidst the rolling hills and vineyards. Your journey towards an unforgettable wedding near Placerville starts here. Cheers to love, beauty, and cherished moments!