Joyous Wine Country Wedding

Sydney and David’s first meeting happened during their earlier college years at UW-Madison. Long after the introduction by mutual friends and settling into official “adulthood,” Sydney and David bumped into each other at a college bar. That’s when the sparks flew. “That week, Dave asked me out on a date at a rooftop restaurant where…

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Roadtrip Destinations: Wine Country

Whether you’re planning a honeymoon or destination wedding, California wine country checks all the boxes. It has sweeping vineyard views, plenty of outdoor activities, scrumptious, farm-fresh food and, of course, superb wines.  One of the area’s best-kept secrets is Healdsburg, nestled in Sonoma County on the lush banks of the Russian River. Only 90 minutes by car from San Francisco, the…

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This Wine Country Shoot Is Everything

There’s nothing not to love about wine country. The rolling hills, the constant sunshine and the fact that almost any backdrop includes wine – and lots of it – ensures couples will thoroughly enjoy their destination wedding or honeymoon. One of our favorite destinations (and vintners) in Napa Valley is Domaine Chandon. The spectacular open…

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A Sonoma Wine Country Wedding

Sweet Art

Caitlin met Mike when he was visiting her roommate during college for the weekend. The two say they had an initial spark, but college got in the way, and they didn’t stay in touch. Flash forward three years and Caitlin and Mike both lived in San Francisco and just so happened to run into each…

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A Tuscany Destination Wedding

A Crowd Pleaser

Kelly and Gavin are the definition of a well-traveled couple: expats who met in the U.K., planned their wedding while living in Dubai and recently moved to Australia. With loved ones all over the world, the couple felt their destination wedding options were limitless. The lovebirds settled on a location by narrowing-in on what was…

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Sunny Solvang Destination Wedding

A Sentimental Ceremony

Annie and Aaron’s relationship goes back almost as far as their love affair with Santa Ynez, California. The area is home to a host of small, charming towns and amazing wineries. For their destination wedding, Annie and Aaron chose a private winery in Solvang. “We chose the winery because we loved its relaxed, beautiful feel,”…

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Central Coast California Weddings

Wine-O's Welcome

The Central Coast of California, The Perfect Blend of Wine and Fun If you picture yourselves exchanging vows under a beautiful flower arbor in wine country, then consider the Central Coast of California. Rolling hills lined with row after row of grapevines, blue skies and magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean take you in as…

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Wine Country Wedding Destination

Farmhouse Inn and Spa

Traveling to a place like Sonoma County brings an abundance of anticipation. The wine, the beauty and the landscape are world renowned. Whether going for your wedding, honeymoon or simply a romantic getaway, Sonoma delivers. With more major airline carriers now flying direct, there are new opportunities and ideas in this richly cultured wine country…

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Wine Country Wedding Inspiration

Find Your Seat

It’s day four of our Destination: California Wine Country week and it’s perhaps our favorite part of our Destination: X weeks – all things inspiration! We’re visual people around here at DID, so it’s no surprise that we enjoy beautiful photos to get the creative juices flowing. Below, you’ll find a past Fashion Forward photo…

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A Wine Country Destination Wedding

A Good Time for All

After interviewing our real-life wedding couples, we normally take their answers and information and transform them into a blog post write-up for all of you! For today’s real wedding, however, the bride Jennifer was so well spoken that we decided it would be best to just let her answers speak for themselves. She and her…

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