It was love at first sight when San Diegan Janie met the general manager of a restaurant in Santa Monica. “I left the interview, called my mom and my best friends, and told them I had just met the man I was going to marry. I didn’t even know his last name,” she laughs. For their wedding, 150 people gathered at the lovely Biel estate and vineyard for a ceremony in the garden. Janie wore a custom-tailored gown she found at a local Yountville bridal shop. The bridesmaids wore striking stem-green BCBG layered dresses and carried artistic bouquets of hydrangeas and belladonnas. David and his groomsmen looked dashing in their tan suits and green paisley ties, which played nicely off the verdant setting and bridesmaids’ attire. To read the rest of the story featured in Exquisite Weddings magazine, click here.
Ceremony and reception: Biel Family Estate, Napa Valley. Planner: Traci Steuteville of Napa Valley Celebrations. Catering: Elaine Bell Catering. Flowers: Paul Stokey of Tesoro. Party rentals: Classic Party Rental and Wine Country Party. Photography: Aaron Feldman, True Photography Weddings. Lighting: Twilight Design. Videographer: Weddings on Film. Music: Lawrence Strings and DJ Dukes. Officiant: Dean Ronald Phillips. Parking: CPA Valet. Photo booth: Foto Cabina. Golf car: Nick’s Custom Golf Cars. Cake: Perfect Ending