Raquel was really sweet and did a beautiful job on my hair and makeup. My only complaint is that she is not punctual. She was late to both my trial and the day of my wedding. Other than that, my makeup held up well, and she did a beautiful job.
The Courtyard Marriott Livermore was extremely helpful and easy to work with for our destination wedding. They allowed us to book a block of rooms for our guests and were helpful in passing out gift bags to the wedding guests, etc. I would recommend working with this hotel if you are getting married in the Livermore area.
Atlanta, GA 30305
I was very happy with Winnie Couture. My dress was bought in Texas however- not in California, where the wedding was.... The prices were reasonable and they had an extensive number of dresses to look at that were perfect for destination weddings (which is harder to find than you would think)
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Black Tie Transportation was wonderful. The staff was professional. They were helpful, on-time and we couldn't have been more pleased with the service. We were also pleased with the shuttles- they were in fantastic shape, clean and having cold bottled water for the guests was great. I would definitely recommend their services.
Livermore, CA 94550
Wente Vineyards was incredible. Out of pure luck, I was paired with Candi Boatright. She was amazing. She pays attention to detail, never once minded answering my lists of questions or emails, and her suggestions were always right on target. The food, the wine, the golf course, the staff, the venue- everything at Wente was wonderful. Our wedding was a destination wedding, so we had friends and family flying in from all over to attend- and several said the ceremony was one of the most beautiful they had been to because of the beauty of the venue. The leaves on the trees had just started to change colors- it was gorgeous and I couldn't have asked for more. We also loved the location. Our guests that came to town for a few days (including us) went to Napa Valley, San Francisco, explored Livermore and Pleasanton, and the various vineyards in Livermore- so your wedding guests have plenty to do for the weekend. We were thrilled with Wente and I would highly recommend it.
Brian Fitzsimmons with 21st Century Sounds was incredible. We truly enjoyed working with him. He kept the dancing going with great music! Brian was flexible and even moved his entire system inside in a matter of minutes when we realized it was far too cold for our guests to dance outside under the tent. I would highly recommend Brian to any bride and groom looking for a DJ that is friendly, fun and a pleasure to work with.
The string duet was beautiful. I would highly recommend them. We were thrilled with the selection of music they provided that we could choose from. Our contact, Sherry Lewis, was prompt and very pleasant to work with. I would highly recommend An Elegant Touch of Strings.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Campo di bocce was a blast. They actually made a mistake with our booking- but were extremely amenable to doing what they could do make things right. The pizza was great and our guests had a blast playing a game most of them had never played beore (this was a destination wedding). I would recommend Campo di Bocce.
Anne Mendenhall did a fantastic job! I could not have asked for more- we were thrilled with everything. She was reasonably priced and created exceptional work. Our flowers were stunning and we received compliments from guests all evening. I would highly recommend Anne Mendenhall.
Pastor Jon Olson was wonderful. He was punctual, sincere, and friendly. Our wedding was a destination wedding, so we did not know any churches or officiants from the area and we could not have been happier with Pastor Olson. I would highly recommend Pastor Olson to any couple looking for an officiant to deliver a genuine and thoughtful ceremony.