Vineyard Weddings - Wiens Family Cellars



Vineyard Weddings - Wiens Family Cellars
Vineyard Weddings
Wiens Family Cellars
Located among the rolling hills of Temecula Valley, Wiens Family Cellars is the perfect place for your
romantic winery wedding. Every couple wants their special day to be unique and it is our goal to
create an experience unlike any other, with beautiful food, wine and ambience.
Weddings At Wiens
We are a family owned winery and we hope that when you have your wine country wedding at
Wiens, you feel like you’ve been taken care of like you’re a member of our own family.
Food & Wine
Wiens Family Cellars has gained a reputation for having superior red wine. We take special care
to pair the wine with high-quality food to bring out the best in both the food and wine. Your meal
at Wiens will be a memorable experience for all of your guests, especially if they appreciate fine
Winery Experience
The winery was built with weddings in mind and the facility allows your event to take full advantage
of what Temecula wine country has to offer. Enjoy your ceremony surrounded by lush vineyards
and celebrate with unforgettable food and wine in our fully enclosed event pavilion, vineyard
patio or intimate barrel room. Bride and groom suites are available on-site for your wedding
party to use in preparation for the big day.
Wedding Package
Your Wedding Will Include:
Use of Sprawling Vineyards for Engagement Photos
Full Access to Coordinator for Help with Planning
Exclusive Pre-Wedding Food and Wine Tasting Event
Day Of:
Use of Private Bride and Groom Suites for the Day
Private Parking with Separate Entrance for the Wedding Party
Complimentary Amour De L’Orange Sparkling Wine, Refreshments, and Snacks in Each Suite
Use of Cellar Room, Mountain View Arbor, or Vineyard View Arbor Ceremony Sites
Dark Wood Padded Chairs
Wine Barrels for Ceremony
Unity Wine Ceremony
Table & Linen for Program, Gifts, and Guest Book
Complimentary Parking for Your Guests
Professional Coordination
Complimentary Ceremony Rehearsal
Photo Credits: ABM (Brian Kent), Acqua, Mike Arick, Terrence Bishop, Mike Byzak, Carly Daniel, Justin Hulse, Timothy J.,
Leah Marie, Melissa McClure, Theresa Minnette, Orange Turtle, Tamarack Studios (Nic Dragomire), Trailbrook.
Wedding Package
Your Wedding Will Include:
Appetizer Hour:
Use of Vineyard View Outdoor Area, Cellar Room, or Main Patio
Free Flowing Sparkling Amour De L’Orange for Your Guests
Stationed Platters of Artisanal Cheeses, Artichoke- Black Olive Tapenade, Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Vegetable
Crudités, 22 Spiced Hummus, Toasted Pita, and Assorted Crackers and Breads.
Umbrellas or Heaters
Use of Event Pavilion, Cellar Room, or Vineyard View Outdoor Area
Set up and Clean up
Tables and Chairs up to 300 Guests: 72” Rounds or 6’ Banquet Tables
Head Table for Wedding Party
Gift Table, Guest Book Table, Place Card Table, Favor Table & DJ Table
Wedding Cake Barrel with Complimentary Cake Cutting and Service
Dance Floor
Two Centerpiece Options and Votive Candles
Wiens Wine Cork Place Card Holders
Dramatic Uplighting
Your Choice of Floor Length Linen, up to 44 Colors to Choose From
China, Glass, & Flatware
Gold or Silver Chargers
Premier, Organic, Four Course Meal Prepared with Local Ingredients
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, and Children’s Meals Available
Plated, Buffet, or Family Style Meal Service
Complimentary Sparkling Amour de L’Orange for Toast
One Bottle of Wiens Family Cellars Red & White Wines per Table of 8-10 Guests
Professional Event Coordination
Vineyard View, Mountain View, & Patio
Vineyard View
Our Vineyard View ceremony and reception venue is the newest addition to Wiens Family Cellars.
The wedding arbor backs right up to our vineyard so you can literally get married “in the vines.”
200 Guests for Ceremony, Appetizer Hour, & Reception
Mou ntain View Amph ith eater & Patio
The wedding amphitheater is a beautiful backdrop for your wedding ceremony. The rustic arbor
looks whimsical when decorated with fabric and flowers. Just beyond the arbor are stunning views
of the mountains.
Our outdoor patio overlooking our grounds is a beautiful venue for an outdoor reception or appetizer
hour. As the sun sets over the vineyards, the patio is great for a casual occasion or can be dressed
up for something ultra-posh.
300 Guests for Ceremony & Appetizer Hour
250 Guests for Reception on Patio
Cellar Room & Event Pavilion
Cellar Room
The perimeter of our functioning Cellar Room is lined with French and American oak barrels along
with stainless steel wine tanks, and offers a classic ambience for any event. This intimate venue is
ideal for smaller gatherings, appetizer hour, and formal dinners.
100 Guests for Ceremony & Appetizer Hour
40 Guests for Reception
Event Pa vilion
Our Event Pavilion is a fully enclosed hall perfect for wedding receptions and offers a comfortable
and versatile option year round. Decorated in neutral earth tones, the Pavilion is appropriate for
celebrations of any style.
250 Guests without Dance Floor
200 Guests with Dance Floor
Menu - Hors D’Oeuvres
Sassy on a Stick
Hors d’oeuvres are priced per piece and may be
added to any wedding package.
Pipette Caprese with Local Blood Orange Citrus Oil 5.00
Pan Roasted Mexican Tiger Shrimp with Sautéed Garlic 6.00
Grilled Free Range Chicken Satay with Coconut Plum Glaze 5.00
Kalbi Beef Tenderloin Skewer with Scallion Threads 5.50
Classic Am ericana
Tomato Basil Bisque Shooter with Truffled Three Cheese Multigrain Triangle 5.00
Gourmet Mini Mac-N-Cheese Bite 4.50
Buttermilk Chicken Tender Bite with Herbed Ranch 4.50
Grilled Angus Beef and Roquefort Slider on a Pretzel Roll with Roasted Garlic Aioli 5.75
Und er th e Sea
Cabernet Chipotle Smoked Salmon Bruschetta with Red Onion, Caper, and Whipped Dill Cream Cheese 4.75
Homemade Dungeness Claw Meat Crab Cake with Lemon Preserve Aioli and Micro Lettuce 5.50
Miso Glazed Diver Scallop with Wasabi Cream and Leek Fish Fume 6.00
Pepper Crusted Seared Ahi with Pickled Shiitake, Sea Vegetable Salad, and Wonton Triangle 6.00
Trio of Empanadas: Steak and Cilantro, Tomato and Mozzarella, and Chicken Pot Pie Drizzled with Crème Fraîche 5.00
Smoked Chicken and Black Forest Ham Crepe with Oyster Mushrooms 5.00
Hand Carved Breast of Duck and Provencal Olive Tartine 5.50
Lamb Carpaccio with Pecorino and Onion Confit on Kalamata Olive Shortbread 6.00
From th e Field
Tempura Battered Artichoke Heart with Lemon Aioli 4.00
Petit Local Avocado, Tomato, & Cilantro Eggroll
with Roasted Sweet Golden Corn Relish & Cilantro-Avocado Crème 4.50
Falafel in a Lettuce Cup with Roasted Garlic and Tahini Sauce 4.75
Santa Fe Veggie Quesadilla with House Smoked Onion Dip 5.00
Menu - Beginners & Salads
All Wedding Menu Packages include the items
listed below
Please enjoy these complimentary accents for your guests:
Sparkling Amour De L’Orange served during your Appetizer Hour and Champagne Toast
Artisanal Cheeses, Artichoke-Olive Tapenade with Assorted Crackers served during your Appetizer Hour
Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Vegetable Crudités, 22-Spiced Hummus, & Toasted Pita served during your Appetizer
Indulge with one Bottle of Wiens House Red and White Wine per 10 Guests
Refreshing Orange Blossom Infused Spring Water, Iced Tea (upon request), and Coffee
Handcrafted Breads and Basil Butter served with your Meal
Intermezzo of Seasonal Sorbet following your Salad Course
Choose one salad
Coastal-Grown Greens with Manchego Cheese, Fried Shallot, Poached Pear Champagne Dressing
Wiens Wedge of Baby Iceberg, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Balsamic Grilled Red Onions, De Luz
Avocado, Smoked Amish Blue Cheese Crumbles, and Drizzled with Avocado-Blue Cheese Dressing
Grilled Romaine Hearts with Goat Cheese Crumbles, California Strawberries, Pepitas, and Local
Herb and Champagne Vinaigrette
Wild Rocket and Baby Arugula with American Grana Shavings, Blistered Grape Tomatoes,
Toasted Pine Nuts and a Peppered Temecula Meyer Lemon Parmesan Dressing
Menu - Entrées
Bu ck M esa Vineyard
Freedom to Field
Choose two entrées from one of the Menus. All entrées include
your choice of side plus seasonal vegetable bundle.
Steakhouse Grilled New York Strip with Sangiovese Demi Glace
Free Range Chicken Breast Marinated in Pesto and Finished with a Pine Nut Drizzle
Smoked Porkloin with Mission Fig, Cinnamon, and Wiens Ruby Port Reduction
of the
Smoked Wild Salmon Infused with Amour De L’Orange served with Citrus-Cilantro Coulis
Wild Ling Cod Politely Blackened with Pecan Praline Crust topped with a Creole Dijon Sauce
Drunken Farfalle Pasta Simmered with Tarragon, Red Wine, Fresh Goat Cheese, and Wild Forest Mushrooms
Gourmet Mac
Five Cheese Pasta, Truffle Oil, and Edamame Served with Sadie Rose Crostini
Sage Vineyard
Freedom to Field
Grilled Prime Center Cut Ribeye Café
Paris Topped with Herb Butter
Frenched Chicken Breast Poulet Chasseur Topped with Cremini Mushrooms Finished with a Tarragon Demi
Pork Tenderloin Medallions
of the
La Flamande Topped with Braised Apples and Butter Jus
Blackened Mahi Mahi Topped with a Grilled Pineapple Sauce
Five Spiced Seared Yellowtail Drizzled with Red Onion Reductions and Capers
the Garden
Butternut Squash Ravioli topped with Toasted Pine Nuts, Shaved Parmesan, & Roasted Butternut Cream Sauce
Polenta Stack Smoked Blue Polenta, Balsamic Portobellini, Grilled Squash, & Chardonnay-Pesto Cream Reduction
Menu - Entrées & Pricing
La Cresta Vineyard
Freedom to Field
Choose two entrées from one of the Menus. All entrées include
your choice of side plus seasonal vegetable bundle.
Grass Fed Seared Filet Mignon Topped with Traditional Bordelaise Served Over Artichoke Hearts
Lamb Lollipops Encrusted with Dijon, Garlic, and Rosemary Zinfandel Reduction Sauce
Pan Seared Muscovy Breast of Duck with a Sweet Cherry Red Wine Drizzle
of the Sea
Grilled Jumbo Shrimp on Rosemary Skewers with Viognier-Apricot Drizzle
Pan Seared Wild Alaskan Halibut Topped with a Seasonal Fruit Salsa
the Garden
Forest Mushroom Risotto Cakes with Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Micro Arugula, and Pinot Gris Drizzle
Roasted Vegetable Strudel Nested on Sautéed Scallions, Chili Spiced Sofrito, and Micro Basil
Wedding Package Pricing
Package prices include all items from our “Wedding Package” page, as well as selected menu.
Menu selections may be served plated, buffet, or family style. Prices are per guest.
Buck Mesa Vineyard
Sage Vineyard
La Cresta Vineyard
Friday / Sunday
*20% Service Charge and Sales Tax Charged on All Rentals, Food, and Beverage
Our Winemaker & Chef
Winemaker Doug Wiens
Doug Wiens was born and raised in Southern California. He studied horticulture at Colorado State
University, continuing with graduate work in Agriculture and Business Administration at Cal Poly and
Golden Gate University. Doug’s professional career includes 20 years in production, quality
assurance, and information services for food & beverage companies including Del Monte Foods,
Seneca Foods, and E&J Gallo Winery.
Doug says the family mission is “To make the highest quality wine and provide it at a reasonable
price. The winery seal contains the words Quality, Family, and Integrity. We stand firmly by those
three words as our guiding principles.”
“We have a large and tightly-knit family with a broad range of talents, all contributing to the
success of our business,” says Doug. “We enjoy the company of friends, good food, and fine
wines. We built the winery to be oriented around a relaxed, friendly, and rural lifestyle. Our goal
is to create a place where people feel right at home - part of our family.”
Ch ef Volker Lutz
Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Chef Volker Lutz has always had a desire for travel, food, and wine.
Having spent a good portion of his life globe trotting and sampling fare around the world, Chef
Volker understands the multitude of international cuisines. He has a special talent of fusing these
together to create the beautiful food Wiens Family Cellars has to offer. This keen knowledge of
food and wine allows him to masterfully create the best dishes suited perfectly to our handcrafted
wine. Chef Volker also believes in carefully sourcing his ingredients for a healthy way of being. “I
understand what the Earth gives us, and using fresh, local, and organic is very important to me.
It goes back to the basics and the way things used to be.”
Bar Options & Upgrades
Bar Options
Cash Bar - Guests purchase wine, beer, and other refreshments by the glass. $150 Set up fee.
Hosted Bar - The host places a limit on the bar. Once bill reaches the predetermined cap, it transitions to
a Cash Bar for guests. No set up fee.
All Inclusive Bar - A per guest fee is charged and beverages are unlimited throughout the event.
Adults - Options include 4 wines, 4 beers, and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. $25 per guest
Children - Options include 4 sodas, sparkling cider, and Shirley Temples. $12 per guest
Wines by the Case - Wiens wines may be purchased by the case and served to your guests at the event.
No corkage fee. Labels may be customized for an additional per case fee.
Linen Upgrades - Linens are included in the Wedding Package.
Linens may be augmented or upgraded for an additional fee.
Upgrade options include an assortment of sizes, and choice of Pin Tuck, Satin, and Organza fabrics.
Chair covers and ceiling swag are also available.
Audio Visual - Each provided for an additional fee.
Projector & Screen
Speakers & Microphone
Photo Booth