Photography by: Gabriel Harber Photography
About the Venue
Calistoga Ranch: the fact that they're an Auberge property says it all. Uncompromising service and cuisine set them apart from every other nearby property - there is nothing commonplace about it. When you have such a grand property, it is only normal to picture a huge over-the-top wedding celebration. If that's your style, they can accommodate your dream with a true sense of style and panache.
However, if you are looking for the perfect elopement that includes just you and a few friends in an intimate exchange, then you have to check out the elopement package from Calistoga Ranch. In true Auberge style, they handle everything. The stunning property is one of the most gorgeous places in the wine country to exchange vows, so once you have made that decision, the folks at the ranch will handle everything else. The resort's exclusive florist works with you to create a wonderful floral motif; their hair and make-up artist will transform you from ordinary to extraordinary; the photographer, the officiate, the cake are all included. It is truly one-stop-shopping, for a very modest price.
Ask the Expert
Kiyoko and Sean got an elopement package from Calistoga Ranch, but ended up adding a fair number of personal touches. I loved how intimate the event was. The pastor was AWESOME. I always like it when couples really take ownership for their wedding and make it perfect for them. The venue was totally beautiful. It was nice having the getting ready and ceremony so close to each other. The onsite coordinator and staff was awesome. Kiyoko and Sean are such a present couple - it was great to be around them. It was nice to see their kids (from previous marriages) acting as family. There was just a strong feeling of unity and togetherness and love which I feel is the why people continue to get married. ~ Gabriel Harber.
I Do Venues wants to recognize the talented team of wedding professionals who helped to make this bride's dream a reality: Photographer - Gabriel Harber Photography; Catering - Brix Restaurant; Floral - Calistoga Ranch; Videography - The Marlowe-PugnettiCompany, Inc.