Eden Rift is a historical winery located in Hollister, California. Nestled in the foothills of the Cienega Valley just 20 miles from Monterey Bay, this 230-acre estate vineyard and tasting facility boasts breathtaking views and is a beautiful setting for year-round weddings, thanks in part to its mild climate. Inspired by Medieval European chapels as well as traditional Californian architecture, Eden Rift is an idyllic spot for couples to say ‘I do’ that celebrates the natural beauty and vibrant history of this popular region.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples get to experience first-hand the warm hospitality this estate has to offer, so your wedding day is cherished for generations to come. From walking down the aisle surrounded by remarkable vistas to an intimate dinner paired with a selection of mouth-watering wines, Eden Rift is comprised of indoor and outdoor spaces that accommodates up to 300 guests. Built by a close associate of iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Dickinson House is a charming space with rooms to get ready, relax, and taste a delicious variety of wines and olive oils made on site. The outdoor premises are a beautiful backdrop for stunning photography.
Eden Rift is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and other related events such as bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners. Couples are welcomed to work with outside vendors from their preferred list, and can choose various beverage packages that include house wine, specialty beers, and champagne toast. Other wedding services Eden Rift offers include the following:
Conveniently located 90 minutes from San Jose International Airport, Eden Rift is an ideal option for an unforgettable wedding celebration. This estate is near an array of attractions such as hiking trails full of lush flora, the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, and historic mission in the nearby quaint township of San Juan Bautista. Those wishing to learn more about the property and enological history can take a comprehensive tour of the grounds and olive mill, and enjoy a tasting.
Eden Rift is among the oldest, continually producing estate vineyards in California. Known for its picturesque valleys and historic contributions to the area, the Cienega Valley is John Steinbeck’s literary muse. For more than 150 years, these rich soils have inspired vintners and pioneers to cultivate a variety of grapes such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and Zinfandel. Nowadays, Eden Rift Eden Rift is owned by San Francisco native Christian Pillsbury, who bought the property in 2017.