Willow Brooke Farm is Minnesota’s newest barn venue that you HAVE to see! Nestled on 82 acres in Red Wing, MN, this property has a beautiful new white-washed barn with antique details, a renovated barn, a courtyard, a vineyard, a carriage house, and space for parties to get ready on-site.
Keep reading to discover why the owner, Beccah, decided to purchase this property and how you can book your tour!
Q: Let’s get to it, what’s your business’ specialty?
A: Hosting weddings
Q: Where can we find you?
A: Red Wing, MN
Q: Tell us when and how your business began.
A: It all began when my daughter decided she wanted her wedding at a barn venue. I was retired and thought it would be fun. It was a journey finding the right location. I purchased the property on January 31, 2020, and opened on August 15, 2020.
Q: What makes your company unique from others?
A: Old rustic historic barn with new contemporary white willow barn. We offer a barn with heat and AC and have a vineyard as well.
Q: How long have you been in the industry? What do you think has changed the most since then?
A: 6 months and then COVID
Q: Walk us through your average workday.
A: Work, Work, Work…. Building Construction/Renovation, managing vineyard, harvesting grapes, making wine, tour guide. Every day is a new adventure!
Q: What would you want couples searching for your business type to know?
A: It is a beautiful all year barn Wedding + Event Venue & Vineyard set on eighty-two acres in Red Wing, Minnesota. Our charming property is tucked away in the rolling hills of Flower Valley and the views are stunning!
Q: How far in advance should a couple book with you?
A: 1-2 years
Q: What is the biggest crowd-pleaser at your venue?
A: Big open space, whitewashed walls, and a barn with heat and AC
Q: What are your other hobbies and passions besides creating beautiful wedding days?
A: Painting, reading, hiking
Q: What is the history behind Willow Brooke Farm?
A: The same family owned the farm for 50 years. Vineyard was planted by one of the sons and then he decided to retire and sell the farm.
Q: What show are you binging right now?
A: Being a new venue, I haven’t binged watch anything in 2 months – before that it was Yellowstone
Q: You’re in charge of the lineup for your dream concert. Who are your headliners?
A: Rolling Stones, Santana, Billy Joel, Elton John, Beyonce, Adele
Q: Gold or Silver?
Q: Black Tie or Casual?
A: Black Tie with tails
Q: You’re at brunch. Are you going for something sweet or savory?
Q: Favorite board game?
Q: Mountains or Beach?
Q: If you could choose any well-known person to sit next to on a plane, who would it be?
A: Ruth Bader Ginsberg