- The use of the contracted space(s) (varies from 3-5 hours, depending on the type of event booked). Each additional hour is $1,000.
- Event manager to greet guests, receive and direct vendors and manage layout and set-up.
- Access to your event space one hour prior to your event start time for setup.
- Existing tables, chairs, lighting, lounge furniture and restrooms.
- Trash cans and bags
You will have 2 hours prior to the event and 1 hour after the event for set-up and breakdown
Yes. All vendors (floral, lighting, props, etc.) must be approved and a decor plan must be submitted at least two weeks prior to your event. All decorations may not leave damage behind; items may not be attached to the walls, ceiling, or light fixtures. Open flame candles are not permitted, however, battery operated candles are allowed.
Only food prepared in a licensed professional kitchen is allowed. For your convenience, we can provide you with a list of preferred caterers to set up and manage your catering onsite. If there is a caterer that you would like to use who is not on the list, then please submit their name for approval. The caterer will be responsible for serving during the event and clean up/trash removal following the event.
Due to licensing, only Notre Vue and Balverne wines are allowed on premises. You may have beer provided by a licensed caterer; hard liquor is not permitted. A bartender can be provided by the caterer or contracted through Notre Vue Estate for $150 per bartender (one bartender for 50 guests).
The number of guests at your event will determine the required amount of wine. Should you have 23 or fewer guests, you are only required to purchase a half case (6 bottles). For an event with 24 or more guests, you are required to purchase a case (12 bottles). You may purchase whatever bottles you like for this requirement and are not required to purchase all of the same varietal. All unfinished and unopened bottles must be taken with you at the end of the event.
Club members may use their club discount on wine. All event wine must be purchased through the tasting room or event manager 10 days prior to the event. Wine may not be brought from home or personal wine libraries.
Absolutely! During normal business hours we ask that the volume level is contained to your rental space. Events held after hours may have louder music but must comply with Sonoma County noise ordinances.
The Event Manager will provide you with the information regarding your rented space and a preferred vendor list. If you need assistance coordinating the logistics/details of your event, we are happy to connect you to local event planners.
An Event Manager will be assigned as your point of contact during the event. They will ensure that your rented space is clean and set up according to the contracted and pre-planned layout. They will be available during the event to answer any questions by you or your contracted vendors.
You're welcome to bring your guests in via hired transportation, however, please submit your request to your Private Events Manager 30 days prior to your event. There is ample parking, should you decide to self drive; a 12 person shuttle is available once on property for an additional fee of $300. Guests are not permitted to leave cars overnight.
To confirm your reservation, 50% of the rental fee is due with the signed contract. The remaining balance of the rental fee is due two weeks prior to the event date. Your wine order, whether online or in the tasting room, is due at least 10 days prior to your event date.
No, AV will need to be rented through a rental company, or provided by your DJ.
Yes, there is guest Wi-Fi available while on property.
There is one restroom located off the tasting room for intimate events utilizing the Notre Vue Room or Lakeside Pavilions. For larger events, there are two restrooms located on the Block 23 Terrace.
We can accommodate 8-100 guests, depending on the locations rented for your event.
We are happy to host wine education/tasting reservations, private parties, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, welcome parties and weddings.
Yes, you are welcome to hire a DJ from the preferred vendor list; small bands may be permitted upon approval.
Depending on the type of event, you are welcome to provide a playlist; speakers will be provided upon request.
Service charges are generally charged by the individual vendors; gratuity is recommended, but not required.
We do have a preferred vendor list; fees may apply if choosing a vendor not on the preferred list. *A DJ from the preferred list is required.
Yes, there is a $1,000 fee to use a caterer not on the preferred list.
You can cancel your event outside of 6 months prior to your event date, but deposits are non-refundable. If your event date changes within 6 months, you can use your deposit for the new date.
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