Wine Country Weddings

Experience Yellow Farmhouse Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

Looking for a wedding and reception venue with a country charm and relaxed pace to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom?   Nestled in the rolling hills of Missouri’s Wine Country of St. Charles County and minutes west of Chesterfield on Highway 94 is the Yellow Farmhouse Vineyard & Winery in Defiance, Missouri.   Enjoy hilltop views of the Missouri River Valley and our vineyard as the canvas for your wedding day.


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How does Yellow Farmhouse Winery approach wedding ceremonies and receptions?

We often host a wedding ceremony followed by a reception all at our winery. Our wedding ceremonies are on our property at a hilltop overlooking our vineyard. Wedding parties really like the practicality of having their wedding day events, the ceremony and reception, at our winery with its beautiful views of the Missouri River valley. Our winery is next to the Daniel Boone Home Peace Chapel so an indoors ceremony is possible, too. Either way, whether you prefer a wedding ceremony on our hilltop overlooking our vineyard or in the Peace Chapel right next to our winery we can help. The bride and groom, and wedding guests enjoy the convenience of coming to one location. Why drive all around town, perhaps spending more time in your car than the time it takes for the marriage ceremony and a major part of the wedding reception? We can slow down the already hectic pace of a wedding day for you to relax better and enjoy more of it.

Flexible, attentive wedding reception planning

With decades of travel and dining experience around the world, the proprietors of Yellow Farmhouse Vineyard & Winery have a keen sense of what works. Our team appreciates and respects cultural nuances. We strive to bring a deft touch and flair into conversations planning our winery’s activities with you. We take the fussiness out of planning and organizing a wedding event. The bride and groom can focus on getting married and celebrating with their family and friends. We look after key organizing details they have for their special day.

What size wedding receptions can we host?

We can comfortably host wedding ceremonies and receptions for around 100 people. That’s near the capacity of our events pavilion and the adjoining garden terrace. Of course, setting up an events tent would substantially boost the capacity. Yet, it’s not a matter of merely space; there’s plenty of it. We want to exceed your expectations. A hilltop wedding ceremony followed by a reception works best with around 100 or so people attending unless we raise a tent for the event.

What's one idea that the bride, groom, and guests consistently rave about afterwards?

That would be including the Yellow Farmhouse’s champagne service following the hilltop ceremony. This is especially true for wedding receptions that are held at another location besides our events pavilion after the ceremony. Photographers will keep a wedding party for 30 – 45 minutes after the ceremony. What are the families and friends attending the ceremony supposed to do while this happens? People are geared to mix afterwards. Champagne is a perfect lubricant for your guests to say hello and renew connections. A reception line adjacent to the hilltop wedding ceremony and customary toasts are inevitable. Weddings always seem to get off to a better start for everyone by including our champagne service with your wedding ceremony plans.

Regarding food and beverage arrangements ...

What kind of menu suits you? We’re flexible. And lest we forget, we are a winery and look forward to our wines being a part of your beverage service. Your guests will appreciate the touch of nobility our Estate Bottled Norton provides, the zest of our Edelweiss, and the crispness of our Vignoles, among others. We have a “go-to-list” of vetted caterers but we are open to discuss others that you may have an interest in, too. That’s a matter for discussion between you and our events manager.

What's the best way to make contact with Yellow Farmhouse?

To make the best use of your time please complete our “Request Wedding Planning Info” form [Click Here]. The form gives us an idea of some of your planning preferences and the wedding date you have in mind. If you have a day and time throughout the week to suggest for us to get back in touch with you please mention that in the “Your Questions and Comments” area of the form. Our Events Manager will follow up and get in contact with you.

Thank you for your interest and consideration for a Wine Country Wedding at Yellow Farmhouse Vineyard & Winery. If you have any immediate questions, please feel free to call us at (314) 409-6139 and ask for Dale.

A charming, intimate reception preceded, perhaps, by a hilltop ceremony?   Enjoy wine country hospitality wrapped in affordability and much more.

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