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Venues in Defiance, MO,
(636) 798-2288

About Us

Defiance Ridge Vineyards is a waterfront wedding venue located in Defiance, Missouri. The facility is located in the rolling hills of the Historic Missouri Wine Country, and provides a tranquil setting for you and your loved ones to celebrate such a special occasion. The gorgeous vineyard, sparkling lake, and lush garden offer gorgeous backdrops for your photos and areas for your guests to explore. The views of the Missouri River Valley create a peaceful and romantic atmosphere for the ceremonial exchange that begins your marriage. The property features terraces and a veranda, along with a historic farmhouse.

Facilities and Capacity
There are indoor, uncovered outdoor, and covered outdoor spaces available for your use throughout Defiance Ridge Vineyards. We offer both heating and air conditioning in our large indoor space. Before the event, you and your wedding party can utilize the get-ready room to ensure that you have a comfortable space in which to prepare for the day. The 42-acre property reflects the team’s combined passions for wine, vineyard-to-table cuisine, warm hospitality, and a celebration of authentic people. The venue is wheelchair accessible to ensure that everyone feels welcome. Parking and shuttle service are available for your guests.

Services Offered
Defiance Ridge Vineyards is happy to host your wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower, and engagement party, depending on your personal preference. An event planner can be provided to assist you and your partner in organizing and executing your dream wedding. When the day arrives, the staff is happy to help you with set up and clean up to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Proof of liability insurance can be given upon request, and lighting and sound services are offered. During the celebration, servers are happy to see to guests, and even help cut the cake. Additionally, bartenders can run an open or limited bar. House liquor and wine are available, and a signature drink can be selected as well. There are several event items available for your use, including barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens.

***Currently offering discounted venue fees for 2020 weddings/receptions booked by 12/31/19. This offer excludes September and October. Please contact us for more information!


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  • I do not think I could recommend this venue enough! It is a STUNNING location and Michelle is amazing! She is so accommodating to your specific needs. She and her team did such an amazing job setting things up that day. I got so many raving reviews about the location and venue from my guests, as well. There are many options within the venue to have your reception (inside, outside, or both). It was truly perfect!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 22.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    300

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    1

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Garden, Historic Building, Winery

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, December



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