A Garden Wedding III

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Following the ceremony, the guests were ushered into the tea house for the cocktail reception, which had over 20 hanging lanterns with candles and rose petals, an amazing artisan cheese spread (figs, raw honeycomb, etc.) and waiters passed hors d’Oeuvres and wine.

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Most of the guests did not know about the wine caves, so when we opened the doors to the cave after the cocktail reception, it was a very dramatic moment.  We wanted a very beautiful, intimate meal, and since most of our friends and family were meeting for the first time, we decided to do one long table, which forced the guests to interact and get to know one another.

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To see more images from Myriah and Christopher’s beautiful wedding, check out Bret Cole’s photography blog. Also, stay tuned for their beautiful wedding film by Joel Serrato Films coming up next!

Photography by Bret Cole

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