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Private Events

Welcome to the Santa Ynez Valley’s premier destination for weddings and private events. Let us help you create an experience that you and your guests will never forget.

Husband dips and kisses his new wife between rows of seats and large trees

At Gainey Vineyard, you can have it all—vineyard views, unforgettable settings and remarkable estate grown wines - all to be savored in the company of those you hold dear. We offer multiple venues for hosting everything from intimate parties to festive weddings.

The event you have dreamed about is waiting for you at Gainey Vineyard.

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Gainey Vineyard Site options


Bordered by grapevines and sprawling Valley oaks, the Terrace is an ideal location for an intimate seated dinner or standing cocktail reception.

Here, our resident “twinkle lights” pair beautifully with the sunset and bring an ambient glow to any evening.

  • Seated: 200 Guests
  • Reception: 300 Guests
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Terrace set with tables for an event
Oak tree at Gainey vineyard lit up at night

Vineyard View Lawn

Our Estate vineyards are set against the majestic San Rafael Mountain Range, which creates a stunning panoramic scene from our Vineyard View Lawn.

This is an exquisite setting for wedding ceremonies, large-seated dinners or standing receptions—all beneath the dappled shade of 100-year-old Valley oak trees.

  • Seated: 350 Guests
  • Reception: 500 Guests
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Wedding set up at Gainey Vineyards
Couch and pillows set on the lawn

Circular Courtyard

Our pepper tree-lined entrance grandly ushers guests to the Circular Courtyard.

A grassy expanse features sycamore trees that create a spectacular natural aisle for a wedding ceremony or welcome reception.

  • Seated: 500 Guests
  • Reception: 750 Guests
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Husband dips and kisses his new wife between rows of seats and large trees

Barrel Room

A wood-beam ceiling, rustic chandeliers and stacks of oak wine casks create the authentic ambience of the Barrel Room.

Here, one can breathe in the aromas of maturing wine in an open space that easily accommodates a sit-down dinner, standing reception or extended after-party.

  • Seated: 150 Guests
  • Reception: 250 Guests
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Pouring wine at the Gainey barrel room
Wine barrels stacked on each other

Private Cellar Room

The ultimate location for an intimate wine-pairing dinner, the Private Cellar Room is a vision with wines lined floor-to-ceiling.

This cozy space is complemented by the grand, dark woodwork of long tables and high-back, studded leather chairs.

  • Seated: 32 Guests
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Shelves full of bottles stacked high
A long table in the cellar room set with sunflowers

Club Lounge

We created the luxurious Club Lounge for our Wine Club members, but it can be yours for an evening as well. With its comfy leather chairs and centerpiece bar, the Club Lounge is great space for a casual mixer or intimate celebration.

The ambiance is heightened by a glass wall that overlooks our picturesque barrel cellar.

  • Seated: 20 Guests
  • Reception: 30 Guests
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The club lounge bar at Gainey
A lit fire in a cozy brick fireplace

Historic Gainey Barn

A venue can’t be much more distinctive than our 1890s-era Gainey Barn located in the bucolic hills of the Santa Ynez Valley.

Here, a natural, rustic atmosphere unfolds amid a variety of spaces—all framed by sweeping meadows, magnificent shady oaks and charming fence lines.

  • Seated: 300 Guests
  • Reception: 500 Guests
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Aerial photo of the barn at Gainey
Tables set for a wedding in a grove of oak trees

Evan's Ranch Tasting Room

Located in the heart of charming Los Olivos, the Evan’s Ranch tasting room is the perfect place for a private party or mixer.

After your event, the restaurants, shops, hotels and galleries of Los Olivos await your exploration.

  • Seated: 40 Guests
  • Reception: 60 Guests
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The Evan's Ranch Tasting room empty
Wine tasting on the Evan's Ranch patio
Couple walking down the aisle after getting married
Wine barrel with floral arrangement

Published Gainey Weddings

Your Eventat Gainey

Drone view of the vineyard view lawn
A view of the Rancho Esperanza vineyard with lush green vines in the foreground and rolling hills in the background.
Gainey Limited Selection bottle laying down on a wooden table with a wood handle wine key and a custom Gainey logo wine glass.
Gainey Cabernet and Chardonnay Limited Selection bottles on a table

Wine Club

Becomea Member

The Gainey Family invites you to experience their very best as a member of the Gainey Wine Club.