Idyllic California Meeting Spaces
Blend Business with Pleasure at our Premier Meetings Venue
Located just four miles south of downtown Napa and offering some of the largest and most flexible meeting space in the region, The Meritage Resort and Spa is the perfect choice for your meeting or special event. Our professional event and conference services team ensure that every detail of your event is executed exactly to your specifications with an unparalleled level of service, resulting in a flawless meeting experience from start to finish.
- 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.
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.
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 Event Piazza.
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.
- Vineyard Terrace
- Oakville Terrace
- Fountain Courtyard
- Specialty Venues & FAQS
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.
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.
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.
Smaller Event Spaces and Specialty Venues
• Crush Ultra 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.
• Cabernet Room – 477 square feet, this venue perfect for smaller meetings or events up to 40 guests. Located adjacent to the Meritage Ballroom.
• 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.
• Trinitas Boardroom – With 426 square feet, this is an intimate boardroom for up to 12 persons. Located adjacent to the Carneros Ballroom.
• 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.
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 Event Piazza are both 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.
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.
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