Frequently Asked Questions

planning your wedding questions answered

Please click the text below to see the answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions please contact us.

We’re expecting 101-150 guests at our wedding—does your venue frequently host weddings of this size? Thank you!

Absolutely, our three wedding packages are built around 100 guests attending your reception and can accommodate up to 175 guests.

Do you guys get snow in the winter?

We very seldom receive snow at Rough and Ready Vineyards and when we have, we only receive a dusting so you will not have to worry about your event being affected by snow. If you would like to play in the snow, we are only an hour from Tahoe or snow in Truckee.

Is there a bar?

We have a beautiful, rustic, barrel bar that our certified bartender will happily serve your guests the beer, wine and signature drink that you provide.

What is the deposit and when is it due?

The deposit is due upon reservation of your date and is 50% of your proposal total including the wedding package and refundable damage deposit.

Do you allow outside catering?

We do allow outside catering and we are happy to communicate with your caterer and give them all of the specifications they need for our venue. We also have a preferred vendor list of caterers that offer a wide variety of menus for you to choose from.

Can we bring our own alcohol?

Yes, you will provide the beer, wine, signature drink and non-alcoholic beverages of your choice for your guests and our certified bartender will serve them to your guests.

What kinds of centerpieces do you offer with the packages?

We are excited to work with you to create the color scheme and theme for your wedding. We have a variety of elegant to shabby chic centerpieces for you to choose from including exquisite candelabras, gorgeous, faux, flower arrangements, and classic vases if you prefer to have fresh flowers on your tables.

Military discount?

5% off wedding packages is always available to the brave service members of our military. We appreciate your service!

Is my wedding date available?

We certainly hope your day is available. Give us a call and speak with one of our event center coordinators to reserve your date today.

How many guests at each table?

Our tables, both round and banquet fit 8 guests comfortably. If you don’t mind being a little closer to your neighbor, we often fit 10 at table and guests seem quite happy.

Are there any time restrictions?

As this is an outdoor venue, there is no amplified music past 10:00 pm and the venue use time will end at 11:00 pm.

How many people does your venue hold?

We can accommodate up to 175 guests.

This will be a fall theme and I was wondering what you would have in bloom this time of year?

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year at the Rough and Ready Vineyard. The Vineyard and surrounding Foothills are awash with beautiful gold, red, and orange foliage provided by liquid amber trees, vibrant maples, and stately oaks.