This romantic, intimate wedding at Fazeli Cellars features gorgeous, creamy tones against a modern Italian style backdrop in the hills of Temecula Valley. Leah and Steve wanted 34 of their closest friends and family to attend. Steve said he wanted it to feel like a big family dinner and for those who
Beautiful Italian inspired details and architecture fill the entire property. Fazeli Winery has a beautiful mountain ceremony view with extensive landscaping. Leah chose a pale pinks and a gold color palette and various shades of blush for her stationery, flowers, and reception details. Leah’s beautiful beaded gown could not have been a better choice and went with the colors and tones of the day so well.
Leah got ready with her mother, sister and Steve’s beautiful daughters. No typical chaos was happening in the bridal suite at all. Everyone was calm and relaxed throughout the afternoon. Leah did have a few nervous butterflies but that is totally expected! Meanwhile, Steve was on the other side of the property suiting up with his best friends and getting ready for their first look. I love taking each bridal party member aside and giving them their own portrait moment. The ladies looked elegant and the guys posed it up pretty good for me as well! I just love the image of Leah and her son together as they just saw one another for the first time all done up.
Along the beautifully structured hallway, Steve anxiously awaited Leah to greet him for the first time. It was a beautiful yet surprising moment that we just loved capturing from so many different angels.
We used the grand and elegant doors at the entranceway of the winery for the majority of the bridal party photos and they
The rolling hills of Temecula Wine Country made this the ideal backdrop for a wedding ceremony. The warm spring breeze kept their guests comfortable the entire time. The bonus we didn’t expect was Steve giving Leah a beautiful dip at the very end!
It’s the end of February and the vines are just beginning to bud. We forgo the vines for their portraits fo this very reason. We did, however, have more time to explore all that Fazeli had to offer in different places we sometimes wouldn’t have time for otherwise. The sweeping staircase and the Tuscany-like views on the winery entrance pathway were some of my favorites
A beautifully draped reception space and a special surprise dance by Leah and her son were some of the highlights of the evening. It was quite an amazing presentation, to say the least! Sterling DJ of Temecula set up multiple lights equipped with special effects scented fog, (yes, I said SCENTED) Thier
PhotographyCARRIE MCGUIRE PHOTOGRAPHY
Venue FAZELI CELLARS
Planning & Design Alex with Michelle Garibay Events
Floral Design Petals of Poetry Floral Design
MENS ATTIRE- Calvin Klein
Gown Boutique 2000 Dreams Bridal
Beauty SANDRA MICHELLE ARTISRY
Desserts LAURA MARIE CAKES
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