Raves - Customer Stories and Reviews


We are so pleased with the whole wedding day and evening! Having the cocktail hour in Zenith's winery floor really was one of our favorite pieces--the guests were excited, enjoyed the appetizers and drinks and the time gave Patrick and I a chance to say hello to almost everyone there. I absolutely loved the phyllo triangles with brie--amazing!

Kelsey & Patrick

From the initial site visit, winery tour and wine tasting our sights were set high for our daughters upcoming wedding day. As the big day was arriving your constant communication and connecting with us kept us comfortably content. Our evening started with the nuptials in the candle lit fire place room, reception and hors d'oeuvres in the fermentation room surrounded by wine barrels, with a return to the fireplace room that was transformed into a banquet and dance floor for the ages. The 2008 Zenith Estate Barrel Select Pinot Noir was the most requested wine as we thought it would.

We were thrilled with your service as the event came off perfectly. Your well thought out communication of costs never left us guessing and what a joy it was to be on budget. Thank you for your hospitality, gracious service, and kindness extended to all our guests. We will be singing your praises...

Terry & Teresa

Thank you! The wedding day was amazing, and the crazy weather cooperated so Zenith looked even more beautiful when the sun finally came out early Sunday afternoon before the ceremony. What a fabulous wedding venue! Everyone loved it - especially the Aussies and our guests who came from all around the country and world. They loved Oregon, the Willamette Valley, and the wine, despite the cool, wet weather. We think you'll have many guests return just to sit outside and enjoy the atmosphere - rave reviews from all! Please also thank Kari! We appreciate your kind hospitality. Everyone said it was the best wedding ever attended!

Jan & Chris

I feel so lucky to have found (and chosen) this venue!!! What a WONDERFUL place! Not only is it BEAUTIFUL, Kari and Tim are incredible nice and helpful. Oh, and their wine is delicious! They are the best people to work with, so kind!
I WILL recommend this place 110% and we will be going back for some wine and to visit Kari and Tim. We love them.

Didi & Kevin

Hey Tim and Kari.....WOW !!!! How fast everything came and went over the past month ! I wanted to thank you for hosting our Global Sales Meeting at your beautiful home. I refer to it as your home based on the obvious passion and attachment you clearly have for the property and even more importantly the land...what beautiful views you are blessed with daily. I also felt like we were treated as guests in your home versus a business event. Our event included folks from twelve countries around the globe, from Australia through China and across Finland. One thing everyone had in common was a positive experience at Zenith Vineyard ! Loved the people, food and of course the wine (my favorite remains the Tempranillo). So....with all of that said....thank both of you for making our special evening a life long memory for all. Can't wait to visit you again someday. Take care.


I just want to tell you both that the entire experience with Zenith and Vibrant Table was AMAZING! Thank you both so much … everything exceeded my hopes and expectations!!! You were both so great to work with! Thank you! And Vibrant Table was wonderful!!!!!

We heard from so many guests what an amazing and beautiful property you have, and also that the dinner and service was spectacular. I agree completely! Vibrant Table was beyond my expectations … as was your property and attention to detail. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I really can’t express my thoughts. Over the top satisfied!!!!! I will email you some pictures when we get them back from the photographer. I really believe the ballroom was so beautiful. Even the bartender said he hadn’t seen it so nice! It was amazing. Thank you again with all my heart!

Julie & Kyle

Zenith Vineyard is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Pacific Northwest! We were fortunate enough to attend their open house in the late winter and immediately fell in love with it. The following month we were engaged and knew that was where we wanted tp get married. Not only is the venue impeccable inside and out, the owners are accommodating and easy to work with, their exclusive caterer, Vibrant Table, is one of the best in the biz with both quality of food and service. As a wedding coordinator I am excited to tell my brides about this great new spot and look forward to working there soon!

Amy & Jeff

Zenith Vineyard was an amazing venue for our wedding. Whether you want to get married outside surrounded by vineyards or inside in front of the gorgous fire place this place meets all expectations. It has a very elegant, romantic feel and all that was necessary to complete our decor were candles.

Anna & Dom

This is a great location for a joint ceremony and reception. We we’re going to have an outside wedding but need to switch to indoors, the space is flexible and large enough it was no problem. We got great pictures using Zenith as a backdrop both inside and out! The owners were great to work with. Overall a definite recommendation to anyone getting married in the Portland/Salem area. The caterer they work with, Vibrant Table, did a fantastic job too. An amazing combination!

Angela & Jon

I know Jen is sending cards to all the vendors thanking them for making last Saturday such an amazing night. So I’ll just share a few quotes from our guests and family: “This is the best salmon I’ve ever had”- from my Stepfather, who lives in Seattle and eats salmon weekly ”This is the freshest tasting buffet I’ve ever had”- my Mother “I ate 3 helpings of the mashed potatoes”- our friend Tim “I think I’m gonna grab the chicken tray and make a run for it”- our friend Patrick. Our hope was to have a nice meal that captured the essence of the Northwest. You vastly exceeded that. I cannot thank you enough for your efforts and those of your chefs and servers. The synergy between the site and the catering are really special and we wish you many years of success.

Chris & Jen

Chris and I had the BEST wedding day ever! I am sorry to just be sending you a BIG THANK YOU! We loved everything about Zenith, and all of our friends and family say it was “the best wedding” they have ever been too. It was perfect and beautiful. Vibrant did a great job and our florist was awesome too. So many people asked how we found such a great site. The word is getting out… I think it will be a favorite for a long time to come.

Jennifer & Chris

Dearest Kari and Tim, Our wedding was spectacular and truly the best day of my life. Thank you for all you did to make it absolutely wonderful! It was the most amazing location and I had a blast and our guests are still raving!

Becky & Denny

This is the most beautiful place to get married. Our day was truly magical. Everyone at Zenith is helpful and fun to work with and really tries to make your wedding day go exactly as planned. I wish I could do it all over again!

Lin & Daniel

Wow! Wow! Wow! Last Saturday I had my first experience shooting at Zenith Vineyard , which is located north of Salem. I’m going to make a prediction that this is going to be THE place, for high-end weddings in Oregon. The facility is brand new, and we were only the 5th wedding to come through since they opened, but they are already booking up quickly for next year so get in and see them while you have a chance.

Becerra Photography

Zenith Vineyard made our wedding a dream come true. From the beautiful vineyards and hills all around us at our ceremony to the gorgeous ballroom, and bride and groom room! We never imagined having this beautiful of a wedding but because of Zenith Vineyard and their amazing venue we were able to have a fairy tale wedding. We would recommend this venue to any bride and groom that we know!

Lauren & John