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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Chic Shade

It’s the season for hot, hot weather. Monogamy Wines wants to keep you super cool. Add in a big emotional event like a wedding, and you could have a recipe for definitely un-cool heat stroke and sunburns. Help keep your guests comfortable and add to your décor…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Wedding food trends inspired by wine country

Wedding food options undergoing a renaissance. Brides and grooms once stuck with a sad buffet of hotel food have more evolved options. From caterers to venue staff, we’re finding much more flexibility from vendors eager to work with their guests.In wine country, we’ve noticed a turn toward…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Wedding Crafts Fun for Two (seriously)

The actual work of wedding preparations can often unfairly fall to only one of the betrothed. When there’s an activity for both of you to participate in together, we want to know more. We have pulled together some wedding DIY’s perfect for the both of you. With elements…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Seven Fun Springtime Dates

Everyone agrees that date night is important for the strength of relationships, but it’s so hard to remember to make time for the two of you. Whether you’ve been married for a week or 50 years, date night requires a plan. It can be especially challenging to remember…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

5 must-sees for your weekend in Paso Robles

      As one of California’s more affordable getaway spots, Paso Robles is quickly becoming home to fine winemakers and restauranteurs priced out of more expensive locations. The quality of wine tasting and dining is high while the prices can be lower than in Napa and Sonoma. In short, it’s…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Fresh Wine Country Wedding Decor Ideas

Wedding décor trends have shifted significantly over the past 50 years. Trends have spanned from my parents’ simple wedding with floral arrangements in the church basement — to my own wedding’s candles and mirrors — to today’s totally uniquely thrifted DIY extravaganzas. The world of fresh wedding décor…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

2015 Spring Wedding Floral Inspiration

Despite our allergies, we at Monogamy Wines love spring wedding season. Mostly, it’s all that gorgeous décor. Today, we’ve taken inspiration from 2015’s trends in runway style, home décor, food and art for some spring floral arrangements. Thinking of doing a DIY flower approach? A…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Marriage advice from our wisest relatives

One of my most cherished possessions from my wedding shower is a stack of colored index cards. On their way in, the wedding shower guests wrote advice on a colored index card – these cards were read out loud later at the event. It was remarkable, how simple and powerful the…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Seven tips for planning the perfect wine country bachelorette party

When it comes to bachelorette parties and wine country – ideas abound. It all comes down to the kind of event you want to host. Whether you are looking for a crazy day in the vines for your best friends from college or a more sedate affair (complete with tea sandwiches…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Seasonal Wedding Menu Inspiration

Buzzwords abound when it comes to seasonal eating. But what does that mean when you’re planning your wedding menu?  Quite simply, a seasonal menu is cheaper, it tastes better and it’s more nutritious.When crops are in season, the price is less than the shipping required for crops…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

Romantic Meals, Romantic Wines

We’ve paired the three most romantic meals we can think of with wines that are as romantic as they come. Of course, Monogamy wine tops the list of romantic wines, but if you’re looking for more specific wines for a steak dinner, a picnic lunch or moving day…

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Weddings / August 15, 2016

The Perfect Napa Anniversary Trip

 Whether you’re celebrating 2 weeks or twenty years, wine country is the perfect place to celebrate your commitment. Although setting goals for a vacation can seem like overkill, it’s good to get on the same page as what kind of trip this will be – are you two on…

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