While I am an Oregon Wedding Photographer, part of my passion lies with travel. Getting to travel any distance to document love stories is what lies my heart on fire and gives me such an immense amount of joy. Of many gorgeous weddings that I have documented over the years, one, in particular, stands out. Judy and Ryan’s gorgeous wedding at Gorge Crest Vineyards in Washington gave everything… and more. Stunning views and fantastic service were just some of the many notable mentions of this gorgeous day. Gorge Crest Vineyards is one of those wedding venues that will quite literally take my breath away. If you’re looking for a wedding venue that checks all the boxes, you may be in luck. Keep reading for the Ultimate Guide to a Gorge Crest Vineyards Wedding to find out if it’s your dream wedding space.
Gorge Crest Vineyards is a gorgeous wedding venue sitting alongside mountains in Underwood, Washington. The star of the show when it comes to tying the knot at Gorge Crest Vineyards is the stunning views of Mt. Hood looming on the horizon. You also get sweeping views of acres of vineyards that include grapes, lavender, and pears. Gorge Crest Vineyards also is surrounded by forest which brings the perfect rustic nature look to any wedding day.
Gorge Crest Vineyards is a one-of-a-kind spectacular Washington wedding venue that is perfect for both intimate and large weddings. If you’re looking for a Washington wedding venue that offers quality amenities, stunning views and is at a fairly reasonable cost then Gorge Crest Vineyards may be for you.
One of the many benefits of having your wedding at this Washington wedding venue is that they offer two different event sites. This is totally dependent on what type of look your wedding day as well as what time of year you’re planning on tying the knot.
If you’re wanting to embrace the natural beauty of this Washington wedding venue, then taking full advantage of their grounds will definitely be a must. Embrace the surrounding orchards, vineyards, and forests, and immerse yourself in a real-life fairytale. You’re able to have your own wedding oasis in this secluded wedding venue with stunning views. Mt. Hood greets you in the distance and to be frank, makes for a stunning backdrop for your wedding photos. Just sayin’.
Gorge Crest Vineyards also has their barn which serves as the perfect indoor escape for more intimate settings. Still, even if you were to utilize The Barn you can still enjoy the stunning views of Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. If you’re wanting a more cozy and intimate feel for your wedding, then I would recommend looking into hosting your wedding celebration inside The Barn at this Washington wedding venue.
One of the many defining factors in choosing your perfect wedding venue will be your wedding budget. Knowing how much a wedding venue costs will help you in determining if this is your dream wedding venue. If you’re looking to have a Gorge Crest Vineyards wedding you’re looking at a cost between $8,000 – $10,000. While this is a wide range, I typically always recommend my couples inquire directly with the wedding venue to get a more accurate quote. You can contact them by filling out their contact form here!
As a reminder, the cost of a wedding venue is completely dependent on several different factors. Some of those factors include your wedding date, the time of year, and how in demand your wedding venue is.
As I mentioned before, whether you’re looking for a small intimate wedding or a large traditional wedding, this Washington wedding venue has got you covered. This Washington wedding venue offers a wedding guest capacity of up to 150 guests. While it’s not the largest guest count available, it still offers plenty of space for your guests while being cost-effective as well.
I’m not going to lie… one of the many reasons why couples choose to have a Gorge Crest Vineyards wedding is because of their top-quality amenities. Wedding amenities in general can influence heavily in your decision for a wedding venue. Lucky enough for you though, this Washington wedding venue gives couples a luxury wedding experience with their amenities.
Some of the amenities included in their wedding packages are:
This goes without saying, but many of the reasons that couples choose to have a Gorge Crest Vineyards wedding is because of its stunning views. Coming from the perspective of an Oregon Wedding Photographer, I have to mention how many beautiful photo opportunities there are at this Washington wedding venue. No matter where you go you are met with so much lush beauty and can make for the most epic of wedding portraits. Below are some of the many beautiful locations where you can get some of the most beautiful wedding portraits.
There is a beautiful open field filled with stunning white wildflowers that make you feel like an actual Disney Princess. It’s a gorgeous spot that gives off those ethereal type feels that photograph just beautifully.
If you’re looking for a bit of shade, head to this stunningly wrapped pergola. This pergola offers a bit of shade on some of Summer’s hottest days and the lighting and views are impeccable.
The star of the show has got to be the vineyards. I mean hey, it’s the name after all. While at Gorge Crest Vineyards, you have to wander through the rows of perfectly placed fruit with views of Mt. Hood behind you. This is an absolute must, in my book.
Beyond the open fields and vineyard, you will find towering trees that give that rustic nature feel that any couple will fall in love with.
Since Gorge Crest Vineyards doesn’t currently offer any lodging for their couples, you will need to search for nearby hotels/lodging options. There are several different hotels nearby that are not only perfect for you and your partner’s pre and post-wedding getaway. It’s also perfect if you plan on having a lot of out-of-town guests as well!
All of these hotels and lodges fall within a 30-minute range from Gorge Crest Vineyards. They each hold their own unique decor and style but don’t lack any of the beauty and views.
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