Idyllic California Meeting Spaces
Two Unique Resorts. One Exceptional Destination.
Inspire and delight your attendees in the legendary Napa Valley, where productive meetings pair with world-class wine, warm hospitality and stunning vineyard views.
Napa Valley’s most exceptional meeting resort, The Meritage Resort and Spa, is pleased to introduce Vista Collina Resort, opening summer 2018. Located side by side, the two resorts can host any type of event you can dream of. And with an experienced and dedicated sales, culinary and technical team, you can rest assured that the planning and execution of your event will be seamless.
• 467 guestrooms, suites and luxury retreats
• 80,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space
• 44 unique venues
• Private nine-acre vineyard with event deck and walking trails
• World-class spa accommodating up to 100 treatments per day
• Crush Lounge with six lanes of bowling
• The Village, featuring nine tastings rooms, Fivetown Grocery and a professional cooking school
• 16,000-square-foot Village Lawn for outdoor concerts, movies and special events
• Rooftop Terrace featuring stunning hillside views
• Grand Estate Cave, located 40 feet underground, for exceptional wine dinners
• Two pools, Jacuzzis and fitness centers
- Estate Cave
- Meritage Ballroom
- Carneros Ballroom
- Vineyard Deck
Built into the hillside beneath our nine-acre vineyard, this 3,892 square foot entertainment space welcomes parties of 50 to 200 guests. It is the only facility of its kind in Wine Country – featuring a unique barrel shaped ceiling and plenty of luxurious amenities. Perfect for wine education programs, tastings, receptions, and corporate dinners. Please click here to view a 3D Tour of the Estate Cave.
Offering up to 10,490 square feet of flexible event space, including floor to ceiling arched windows and doors, it’s the largest ballroom in Napa Valley, accommodating over 1,000 guests and is divisible into up to 10 separate smaller meeting rooms. Opens up to an all-season covered terrace and an additional pre-function space totaling 5,439 additional square feet. Please click here to view a 3D Tour of the Meritage Ballroom.
Featuring 7,358 square feet of flexible event space, it’s our second largest ballroom and the second largest ballroom in Napa Valley, accommodating up to 800 guests. Divisible up to 10 separate smaller meeting rooms and offers 1,564 square feet pre-function space. Opens up to two four-season covered terraces and the West Lawn. Please click here to view a 3D Tour of the Carneros Ballroom.
The Vineyard Deck is built on the hillside in our nine-acre vineyard. This 1,968 square foot vineyard deck can accommodate special events of up to 200 guests. The 1,343 square foot pre-function space is ideal for cocktails and appetizers before experiencing a different venue for a spectacular dinner. This area is perfect for a casual wine reception, wine tasting, or a wine education class. Please click here to view a 360 Tour of the Vineyard Deck.
- Fountain Courtyard
- Oakville Terrace
- Vineyard Terrace
- Specialty Venues & FAQS
This outdoor space includes both a large fireplace and fountain. The space works well for casual lunches, dinners, receptions, and wine tastings during the day or evenings with string lights providing additional light and ambiance for up to 350. Please click here to view a 360 Tour of the Fountain Courtyard.
This 2,485 square-foot of covered outdoor venue is located off the Carneros Ballroom. It can accommodate receptions of up to 295 guests. It can be combined with the Rutherford Terrace for larger events. Please click here to view at 360 Tour of the Oakville Terrace.
The Vineyard Terrace is a lovely 3,251 square-foot covered outdoor terrace set against the resort’s nine acres of hillside vineyards and near the resort’s pool, accommodating parties of 50 to 350 guests. Located adjacent to The Meritage Ballroom, this venue offers 2,188 of indoor pre-function space as well. Please click here to view a 360 Tour of the Vineyard Terrace.
Smaller Event Spaces and Specialty Venues
• Crush Lounge – Our luxury entertainment sports bar offers full and partial buyout opportunities for groups wishing to give their attendees and guests an opportunity to relax in a casual environment with 12 large TVs, six bowling lanes, a pool table, shuffleboard, fireplace, and full bar. Private Event and Game Package Information
• Cabernet Room – 477 square feet, this venue perfect for smaller meetings or events up to 40 guests. Located adjacent to the Meritage Ballroom. 360 Tour.
• Petit Verdot Room – 422 square feet, the Petit Verdot Room is an intimate boardroom venue for up to 12 persons. Located adjacent to the Meritage Ballroom. 360 Tour.
• Trinitas Boardroom – With 426 square feet, this is an intimate boardroom for up to 12 persons. Located adjacent to the Carneros Ballroom. 360 Tour.
• Merlot Conference Room – 250 square feet, this space is ideal for smaller meetings or events up to 24 guests. Located adjacent to the Carneros Ballroom. 360 Tour.
What’s the largest event you can hold?
The Meritage Grand Salon/Ballroom is the largest event space in Napa Valley and can accommodate events for up to 1,000 guests.
The Carneros Ballroom is the second largest ballroom in Napa Valley and can accommodate events for up to 800 guests.
Tell me about the Estate Cave, how many guests can you accommodate?
The Estate Cave is a beautiful entertainment space that can hold corporate dinners, receptions, weddings, wine education glasses, and tastings for up to 200 guests. The Estate Cave is the only cave of its kind, created specifically for special events.
What is the largest peak night group block you can accommodate?
We can accommodate group blocks of up to 300 rooms per night, depending on lead time, season, and availability.
Can you accommodate break-out meetings?
We have the ability to accommodate up to 28 break-out meetings.
Do your meeting spaces feature natural lighting?
Yes, The Meritage Grand Salon, Trinitas Boardroom, Petit Verdot Room, Cabernet Room, and Merlot Room all feature large windows and/or doors allowing for natural lighting.
What are your traditional need periods?
Traditionally the months of December, January, and February are the most significant need periods.
Do you provide a full-service Catering and Conference Services Department?
Yes, The Meritage Resort offers a full-service Catering and Conference Services team. Plus, our award-winning Executive Chef has designed an extensive selection of catering menus for your review.
Do you provide audio visual equipment?
We have a full range of audio visual equipment available to you along with on-site technical expertise.
Do you coordinate group transportation needs?
We are pleased to work with very experienced local transportation providers to meet our guest and group transportation needs. This includes: airport transfers, sedan car transportation, and charter coach hires. The Meritage Resort also offers a daily 27-passenger shuttle to and from downtown Napa that is available to all guests on a first come, first served basis.
Do you have outdoor venues?
Yes, our Vineyard Deck, Fountain Courtyard and West Lawn are completely open. We also offer three all-season covered terraces: Vineyard Terrace, Oakville Terrace, and Rutherford Terrace. All provide wonderful venues for beautiful outdoor events.
Do you cater off-site?
Yes, we have a variety of off-site locations, including wineries, where we can cater for your group. Please inquire with a Catering Manager.
- Vintner’s Room
- Rooftop Terrace
- Village Lawn
- Additional Vista Collina Venues
The Vintner’s Room is an intimate space featuring warm wood, exposed brick, iron and candle accents, and two large community tables that seat up to 120. With an attached bar area, it’s perfect for private parties, meetings and weddings.
For groups that want to drink in the vineyard view, the Rooftop Terrace is the ideal space to mingle and indulge in light bites and great wine. Accommodating up to 120 for a reception, the Rooftop Terrace includes a private lounge for an additional 50 guests.
Our grandest event venue features 16,000 square feet of flexible space, ideal for a concert, seated dinner for up to 1,000 guests, or a special evening under the stars.
Additional Vista Collina Resort Venues
• Food & Wine Center
• Rooftop Lounge
• Wellness Lawn
• Pool Lawn
Contact The Meritage Today
A professional event planner at The Meritage is assigned to each special event, assisting with room setups, food and beverage arrangements, audio-visual requirements, décor packages, and more. We look forward to surpassing all of your event expectations.
For more information, please call us at 877.537.8874 or complete an RFP.