Frequently Asked Questions
Q.Do I provide my own caterer?
A.Yes. Forgotten Barrel does not have on site catering. We do offer a preferred vendors list of local caterers.
Q.What is included in the price?
A.The facility itself for 5 hours in the evening or 4 hours during the day.
Q.How late can my reception go?
A.All events at Forgotten Barrel must be completed and cleaned up by 10:00pm.
Q.Can I have a live band?
A.Due to residential sound ordinances, Forgotten Barrel can only allow live music in any of our outdoor areas until 9:00 pm. After that, you may only use non-amplified live music such as a string quartet, harpist, violinist, pianist or singer. If you host your reception in our indoor areas, then yes, live music is allowed.
Q.Can I bring in my own alcohol?
A.Forgotten Barrel is not licensed by the State of Califonia to serve or have on our property hard alcohol. Only Forgotten Barrel Wines are provided and a selction of beer are allowed on the premises.
Q.Can I have a cash bar?
A.Yes you may have a cash bar or provide the wine and beer as part of your wedding package. This can be customized based on your budget and selection you wish to offer.
Q.Is there a fee for the ceremony?
A.No. It's included in your package price.
Q.Do you have a place for the bride and groom to get ready?
A.Yes. We provide a bridal suite included in the price for the bride to get ready. We also have a 2 bedroom house available for rent on the property.
Q.What is not included?
A.You are responsible for providing your own caterer, florist, photographer, wedding coordinator (if desired) , DJ, officiant and wedding cake.
Q.What if I only want a reception?
A.If you would like to use Forgotten Barrel for your reception, please contact us for more details.
Whether you are new to wine tasting or a seasoned connoisseur, you will enjoy your tasting experience at Forgotten Barrel Winery. Our friendly Wine Servers are excited to introduce you to the wines we craft, and make suggestions suited to your taste. Forgotten Barrel offers wine made in Napa Valley as well as at our Southern California Winery in Escondido. This allows us to purchase grapes from a variety of AVA's in order to produce high quality wine from grapes grown in different regions.
Wine is a personal experience and we believe that only you can be the judge of what you like!
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