Defiance Ridge Vineyards is nestled within the rolling hills of the Historic Missouri Wine Country. The 42-acre vineyard property consists of the vineyard, a lush garden landscape, and a serene lake. Stunning views can be found throughout the entire year of the expansive Missouri River Valley from the property’s veranda and terraces that surround the vineyard’s historic farmhouse.

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The romantic wine country setting of Defiance Ridge Vineyards offers the perfect atmosphere for a wedding ceremony and reception. The bride, groom, and all of the wedding guests will enjoy the beautiful views of the wine country of Missouri as they enjoy the wedding event from the pavilion, veranda, and terraces of this romantic wedding venue. The venue is able to host weddings of nearly any size, providing event space that can accommodate up to 400 guests. This makes Defiance Ridge one of the Historic Missouri Wine Country’s most adaptable and versatile wedding venues.

Defiance Ridge Vineyards is easily accessible by Highway 94 upon entering the Missouri Wine Country corridor. The vineyard can be the first and the last stop for any visit to Missouri’s wine country. The site reflects its combined passions for farm-to-table food, wine, warm hospitality, and one-of-a-kind events. Defiance Ridge offers a wide variety of both west coast and Missouri varietals. The venue also offers season artisan food, beautiful grounds, and amazing views.

Just like how the food and wine at Defiance Ridge Vineyards tells the story of the land, events held at the venue can share the story of the bride and groom and reflect their vision and personality. The vineyard can help couples create the perfect memorable wedding experience, offering a full catering menu and able to accommodate weddings both small and large. Defiance Ridge hosts several other kinds of event throughout the year as well as being a wedding venue. Live music, winemaker dinners, special themed events, artisan farmers market, and tastings and tours are all events that can be enjoyed at the vineyard.

Amenities and Facilities

Defiance Ridge Vineyards can accommodate up to 325 guests for wedding ceremonies and receptions in its outdoor space or covered pavilion. The wedding venue features a large gazebo that can be used for the wedding ceremony or a band, accomplished chefs, wines from Napa Valley and around the world, two full bars, amazing views, large stone fireplaces, waterfalls, ponds, and more.

Situated in the rolling hills of Missouri’s Historic Wine Country, the vineyards spans across forty-two acres, boasting beautiful garden landscaping, a tranquil lake, and vines of grapes. Guests can enjoy sweeping views of the Missouri River Valley throughout the year from the property’s veranda and terraces surrounding the farmhouse. Defiance Ridge Vineyards is a dream wedding venue with its romantic wine country setting. The pavilion also features a dance floor and space for a band.


Wedding rental packages at Defiance Ridge Vineyards include set up, clean up, tables, chairs, linens, glassware, china, flatware, lighting, and sound equipment.

General Information

Defiance Ridge Vineyards is located at 2711 South Highway 94 in Defiance, offers on-site parking, and is wheelchair accessible.

2711 South Highway 94, Defiance, MO 63341, Phone: 363-798-2288

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