Set on the banks of the meandering Sacramento River, known as Scribner’s Bend, Scribner Bend Vineyards is a beautiful family-owned wine estate that offers an exquisite venue for romantic wedding ceremonies and receptions. Located 12 miles south of the Capitol and Downtown Sacramento, Scribner Bend Vineyards exudes a rustic, elegant charm and offers an intimate venue for outdoor weddings and receptions, along with a range of deluxe services and gracious hospitality for types of events.

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Dating back to the late 1800s when George Washington Scribner began farming the rich, deep soils of the Sacramento River Delta, settled along what is now called Scribner Bend, Scribner Bend Vineyards has been part of the Scribner who has been farming in the Sacramento Delta for over 100 years. The estate still features original barn that was built in 1918 and has been transformed into a unique space that includes a modern tasting room, a loft and event spaces, and offices. In recent years, a large tent with chandeliers was added for outdoor weddings and events and features a concrete floor and beautiful outdoor fireplace with a seating wall.

The estate offers several beautiful venues for intimate ceremonies and receptions, including the Chardonnay Garden, which is perfect for exchanging vows; the Tuscan Courtyard, where guests can mingle over cocktails against a backdrop of gorgeous vineyard views before the reception; and the Reception Tent, which is ideal for dinner and dancing affairs.

Amenities & Services

Scribner Bend Vineyards offers a variety of wedding packages for every budget, which include standard facilities and services such as the use of the grounds and gardens, the use of the 3,000 square foot tent with a fountain and outdoor fireplace with seating wall, and the use of 1,800 square foot bungalow for the bridal party to get ready, a pre-function rehearsal. Also included is site access for engagement photographs, tables, ceremony and reception chairs, wine glasses, specialty lighting, a gazebo for a DJ or a band, a dance floor next to the tent, coordination with vendors to facilitate the wedding day, an on-site Event Specialist throughout duration of the wedding, SBV event staff, bar staff, parking attendants and security for the period of the event, set-up and break-down of the venue, and complimentary parking.

Also offered is a choice of food and beverage packages, including an Unlimited Beverage Package and a Hosted Beverage Package, with the addition of a Champagne Toast if required.

General Information

Scribner Bend Vineyards is located at 9051 River Road in Sacramento, is wheelchair accessible, and offers ample parking for guests.

World-renowned as one of the world’s premium wine-growing regions, California’s Wine Country is an area in Northern California that is home to over 400 wineries and estates. California is home to an array of diverse terrains, ranging from mountains, deserts, and valleys, which provide a myriad of microclimates suitable for growing a wide variety of grapes. In addition to this, climates and soils in California are exceptionally well suited for producing a few particular types of grape that produce outstanding wines, such as white Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc and red Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel, which is a distinctive and famous California grape variety.

California Wine Country attracts oenophiles and wine-lovers from around the world who come to experience the region’s picturesque scenery and enjoy fine wine and cuisine at the many wineries and award-winning restaurants in the area. Many of the wineries offer free tours and tastings, and several excellent restaurants are serving outstanding California cuisine which can be enjoyed with local vintages.

Starting in Vallejo just north of Oakland and stretching 35 miles northward along the famous Route 29, the Napa Valley’s flat valley floor and the surrounding volcanic hillsides are covered with orchards and vineyards. Small towns such as Napa, Yountville, Rutherford, and Calistoga are interspersed between rolling farmlands, which are dotted with famous wineries and beautiful estates, some boasting palatial mansions, Victorian houses and European-style castles.

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9051 River Rd, Sacramento, CA 95832, Phone: 916-744-1803

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