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A Napa or Sonoma Wedding Might be a Nightmare

Does Your Dream of a Napa Wedding Match the Napa Reality?at Mountain House Estate California’s wine country is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking in the United States, rivaling even the majesty of Saint-Émilion in Bordeaux, France, Stellenbosch in South
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The Pros and Cons of a DIY Wedding

The Pros and Cons of a DIY Weddingat Mountain House Estate The Pros and Cons of Throwing a DIY Wedding at a Wine Country Wedding Venue If you’re getting married sometime soon, congratulations! This is undoubtedly an exciting and very
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Why You Need a Wedding Planner at Our Wine Country Venue

Why You Need a Wedding Plannerat Mountain House Estate You may think wedding planning might be your calling but when it comes to putting your own wedding day together, it is far wiser to bring on professional help.
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How to Make Your Wedding Timeline

How to Make Your Wedding Timelineat Mountain House Estate Have you just said yes to the proposal from the love of your life? If you have, then you must be all starry eyed but fraught with nerves right now.
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Veronica and Ben Tie the Knot

Veronica & Ben Tie the Knot10.19.2019 Veronica & Ben tied the knot at Mountain House Estate in Fall 2019. Here are some of our favorite highlights from their wedding day.
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Mountain House Estate First and Only Wedding Industry Business to Earn Diamond Certified®

Mountain House Estate First and Only Wedding Industry Business to Earn Diamond Certified®Prestigious California Wine Country Wedding Venue Scores Highest in Quality in Local Service Company Customer Satisfaction Study 02/28/2020 For Immediate Release Contacts: John Alden, Owner Mountain House Estate
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Choosing A Wedding Date

Your Wine Country Destination Weddingin Dreamy Sonoma Wine Country One of the most important steps you will take in planning your wedding as a couple is choosing the date. This will have an impact on every aspect of your celebration.
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How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

How to Choose a Wedding Photographerto Capture Your Wedding Day at Our Rustic Wedding Venue As with many tasks on your wedding planning checklist, booking a photographer is no easy feat.
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If You’re Dreaming of a Wine Country Destination Wedding, Look No Further

Your Wine Country Destination Weddingin Dreamy Sonoma Wine Country Every couple has dreamed about having a destination wedding at one time or another.
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Top Trends of 2020 Weddings

Top Trends of 2020 Weddingsat Mountain House Estate 2020 has just made its grand entrance. While the holiday spirit seems to be winding down, we know for a fact that the festivities are far from over.
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How To Plan a Winter Wedding in Wine Country

How To Plan a Winter Wedding in Wine Countryat Our Indoor and Outdoor Venue If you’re getting married sometime soon and looking to do something a bit out of the ordinary, fun, romantic and rustic, then a winter wedding in
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Mountain House Estate – A Dreamy Wine Country Wedding Venue for Every Kind of Wedding Couple

A Dreamy Wine Country Wedding Venuefor Every Kind of Wedding Couple If you’ve recently been engaged, congratulations! Now the reality of planning a wedding is probably sinking in for you.
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Romantic, Rustic and Relaxed

Melissa and David’s Mountain House Estate wedding was everything they wanted it to be; romantic, but rustic, relaxed and fun. WeddingThe couple is  from Santa Rosa, California and they met during Melissa’s freshman year of high school.
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Flexibility Is Key – Our Wine Country Venue Vision

In working to develop Mountain House Estate as the premier private estate and venue for California wine country weddings, several things were key and needed to happen.
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Beverages and Bars

For a large number of couples serving alcohol, from Signature Cocktails to Champagne toasts, can be a big part of their wedding celebration.
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Love, Laughter and Happily Ever After

From the first time we met Chelsea and Ryan, it was easy to see how in love they are and how much they love to laugh.
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Be My Baby

Lynne and Elliot are a mature couple who are truly beautiful inside and out. And our Mountain House Estate team loved working with them and especially seeing how much they are in love with each other.
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Dancing Into The Night

Anna and Nikita are an absolutely gorgeous couple!  Their Mountain House Estate wedding was incredible.
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Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies

We have talked about Mountain House Estate wedding ceremonies at our incredible Oak Tree Terrace, but that is not the only location option available for an outdoor wedding ceremony.
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Rustic Elegance

Earlier this year Sonia and Drew hosted their beautiful rustic California wine country wedding here at Mountain House Estate.
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Food Truck Receptions in Wine Country

Mountain House Estate is one of the few venues that can host a food truck reception in Sonoma wine country.  Food trucks have long since moved beyond the corner lunch truck found on college campuses and construction sites.
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Dollars and Cents

Mountain House Estate is an affordable Sonoma wine country wedding venue that knows events, especially weddings, are not inexpensive and the price can grow based on the number of guests invited and all the extras.
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Shed and Garden

Just over the ridge and a short walk from our Mountain House Estate Oak Tree Terrace ceremony venue, is a beautiful and tranquil garden space. Perfect for strolling cocktail receptions after you exchange your wedding vows.
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Safety Precautions at Mountain House Estate

Without a doubt, our Mountain House Estate team loves when couples go on and on about how beautiful our property is.
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The Nice List

Mountain House Estate prides itself on having an open policy in regard to wedding professionals. We know that many couples coming to Cloverdale for a California wine country wedding experience want to work with local wedding professionals.
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Timing Is Everything

In love, in life and especially in marriage photography, timing is everything. Recently Ben and Leanne were married here at Mountain House Estate and their wedding photographer Crystal Clear Studios Photography did an amazing job with their wedding portraits.
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Spontaneous Dance Party at Spring Wine Country Wedding

Katie and Nate are an incredible couple who live in Oakland and fell in love with Cloverdale, Sonoma Wine Country and Mountain House Estate to host their recent late spring wine country wedding.
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A Chill In The Air

Hayley and David chose Mountain House Estate after hearing about us from friends who were married here at our beautiful wine country wedding venue.
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Beyond The Venue | Sonoma Wine Country

Beyond Our Wine Country Wedding Venuea Peek at Our Story A beautifully appointed wedding venue is just real estate without the right team.
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Oak Tree Terrace

Mountain House Estate offers a number of private locations to host your wine country wedding. You are able to mix and match a number of ceremony and reception locations on our estate, each with its own unique personality.
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Get Ready

For couples coming to wine country for a destination wedding weekend, a place to get ready for your big day is a necessity.
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What The World Needs Now

The 1960’s song “What The World Needs Now Is Love” is as true now as when it was written.
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Your Wine Country Wedding Weekend

We know that when your wedding guests join you at Mountain House Estate, they are looking to stay for an entire wedding weekend.
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Fall Wedding at Mountain House Estate

This past fall Paige and Shane exchanged their wedding vows at our beautiful Mountain House Estate. The weather here has average highs of about 78 degrees with fewer than three days of rain.
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Our Couples Say It Best

At Mountain House Estate we pride ourselves on our private, beautifully maintained California wine country wedding venue.
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A World Away

If you are planning a San Francisco Bay area wedding and you have not ventured outside the city to Mountain House Estate, you do not know what you are missing.
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