A Luxury Intimate Wedding at Carneros Resort in Napa, California

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Lush grapevines, dreamy sunsets, and gorgeous grounds – all hallmarks of a stunning venue in Napa. Carneros Resort and Spa is in a picturesque countryside this is relaxed and luxurious for a top choice intimate wedding venue in California.

The day started in the cozy private cottages with tons of natural light and a private deck with bon fire pit and outdoor tub. The bride got ready in her private suite while her bridal party got ready in the adjoining cottage.

The details were meticulously selected from the bride’s silver Dior heels to the pastel bouquet by Vo Floral Design. All of the bridesmaids also received a special Cartier ring as a gift from the bride with a celebratory champagne toast.

The first look was on a rose lined path near the ceremony area which was intimate and just what the bride and groom wanted before the start of their celebrations.

The bridesmaids wore gorgeous satin corset gowns with a thigh slit and strappy heels. These were sourced from Chalk Gazelle Boutique and fit the romantic and bold vibe of the wedding day.

The groomsmen wore medium blue suits with navy ties and the groom wore a navy Armani suit, slate blue tie and Ecco shoes.

The sun came out for the ceremony and it was a warm and heartfelt exchange of vows in front of their closest and dearest of loved ones. Tan Weddings and Events was the perfect officiant that brought poise and warmth to the couple’s special day.

The reception dinner was a picture of perfection with light colored roses, dahlias, and orchids in full bloom on the tablescape, with pronounced pink taper candles in slender glass hurricanes. Blush linen napkins and gold cutlery accented the crisp white plates and clear cut stemware.

Under the setting sun, guests sipped on craft cocktails in a cozy lounge overlooking the golden hills and rolling landscape of vineyards.

Guests dined on caviar canapés and generous plates of short rib for dinner alongside local wine. The intimate dinner was a magical affair with candle light and the soft glow of bistro lights above the tables.

The bride and groom shared a romantic first dance in a dreamy fog with literal fireworks in the background.

The cake was cut, bouquet tossed and all the guests came onto the dance floor to dance the night away with great mixes by Ace Entertainment. This group really knew how to party, and it was such a delight to be part of their special day!


Photographer – Iann Ivy Photography

Videography – Taylor Petrinovich

Venue & Catering – Carneros Resort

Planner & Coordinator – About Us Events

Floral Designer – Vo Floral Design

DJ – Ace Entertainment

Stationary – Shimmer + Stain

Photobooth – Chroma Photobooth

Bride’s Makeup – Shanney Beauty

Bridal Party Hair & Makeup – Shea Styles & Stefanie Lee

Rentals – Standard Party Rentals & Theoni

Officiant – Tan Wedding and Events

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