It was a rainy December day when mom, step-dad, fiance, and the bride-to-be went to Clos La Chance Winery in San Martin. Bride Melissa knew the winery well as her family lived about 5 minutes away and she had visited the winery with her father who passed away 8 years ago, which made it even more special. Even with the clouds and rain, the pruned back vines and dormant flowers, she knew they had found THE place for their dream wedding.
Robert locked eyes on Lynn during a business trip to Taiwan. He was an African of Chinese descent, living in San Francisco. She was a successful screenwriter with no plans to move to America.
It was an adorable DIY wedding at Long Branch Saloon in Half Moon Bay, California. The bride and her sister created all of the flower arrangements and details for this rustic themed ceremony.
KJ and Chris were married at Wine and Roses in Lodi, California. After their first look they opted to take their bridal party to Abundance Vineyards for a glass of wine before their ceremony.
What happens when you blend the rich culture and beauty of Chinese tradition with the vibrancy of a California beach wedding?
San Franciscans Alexa and Mike came to the Napa Valley for their dream wine country wedding last October - there's just no other way to describe it.
Alison and Bryan's wedding was a perfect San Francisco affair.
When Gabrielle & Anthony met for the first time in San Francisco, it was truly love at first sight. And even though they met in a city that neither actually lived at the time, they embarked on a long-distance relationship, where their favorite getaways became trips to Napa & Sonoma. As Gabrielle recalls, "As soon as we were engaged to be married, we both knew without a question - Wine Country was the place for us to share with our friends and family all of the beauty that it holds. Walking into Vintners Inn, we realized that our dream of truly enjoying all the goodness of Wine Country in its surroundings outside, could be done here – we knew this was the place."
Marissa & Jesse were high school sweethearts from the Bay Area, and although they live in L.A., they wanted to get married near family and somehow make a beach wedding work in Northern California.
Taylor and Michael wanted the intimacy of an elopement yet the sophistication of a large wedding. This Eureka Valley couple opted for their home away from home, Sonoma Valley.
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