We found Aravina to be on the pricier side when it comes to room hire and ceremony fees, however, the price per head was only slightly more than other wineries. For such amazing food, wine and setting though I think it was definitely worth it! :)
Food was fantastic and prepared by the same Chef who does lunches in the restaurant, Ben Day. Wines were divine and they recently licensed for beer, so there was no need to arrange that separately. A very easy venue!!
Beautiful location, perfect for a ceremony and reception in the same location because it was designed for the owner's wedding. The ceremony start time is quite late though - 4.30pm, so we had a First Look photo shoot on the coast, before the ceremony. If you don't mind doing it that way, it's perfect :) The function room has neutral tones with three large chandeliers and very elegant high ceilings. Tiled floor was easy for dancing (no need to add a confining dance floor).
Caitlin was very friendly, knowledgeable, accomodating and flexible with all aspects of our wedding. She was a real pleasure to deal with, thank you x