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It pays to know people . . . in wine!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Today not only happens to be Humpday, but it is also my sweet mother's birthday! In honor of her birthday this past weekend we rented out a room at the local winery that Dan works at part time and invite some friends to join us for a relaxing Saturday of wine tasting, snacks and good company. You know I am always up for a party, especially if I get a hand in planning it, and I had so much fun putting this together for one of my favorite people!


It turned out to be the perfect day for it, because we got a fall rain storm that brought tons of wind, rain and power outages. So what better way to spend a stormy day than inside with some wine! I made sure to prepare lots of food for people to snack on so that no one was left hungry and so people would stay and relax for a while. We even got a tour of the production space where all the magic of making wine happens from Dan (it pays to know people). So we snacked on fruit, veggies, cheeses, meats, chips, salsa, crackers and hummus for hours while we talked and drank delicious wine!















My mom had a fabulous day and truly enjoyed the relaxing afternoon with friends and family. I'm so glad I could put something together to celebrate her, since she is always the one organizing things for us! And if you ever get the chance to visit Stoller Family Estate, make sure you invite us, cause remember, we know people who can give you a tour!

Happy birthday Mom! I hope you have the most fabulous day, because you absolutely deserve it! I couldn't have picked a better mother or friend to go through life with! And I can't wait to be "neighbors" in just a few short weeks! Love you!!

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34 comments :

  1. What a perfect kind of birthday party for your mom! That's totally something that I'd be into doing, too. Looks like y'all had a great time!

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  2. Those views out the window, wow!! So gorgeous. What a great way to celebrate, happy belated birthday to your mama :)

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  3. Oh my gosh how FUN! Looks like you all had a wonderful time.

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  4. What a fun party! I absolutely LOVE wine tasting!!!

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  5. That was so sweet of you. My parents love wine so much that my Dad started making it lol

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  6. What a gorgeous theme! I love the decor, the view, the theme, and the LOCALE! Happy Birthday to your Mama! <3

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  7. I could use a little wine and cheese right now! I've gone to a proper wine tasting in so long <3

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  8. What a sweet daughter you are! And what a cute party!

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  9. Hahaha I love that Wine Oclock sign! You are such a great daughter :)

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  10. One of my favorite things to do as a professional cook is pairing wines with food, especially this time of year. I could go on for hours about it. It looks like you and your mom had a lovely time!

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  11. How sweet! What a GORGEOUS view through those windows! Jealous!

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  12. Party mode on! I love your view. This is a great way to invite your guests and make sure they enjoy. I am happy I stumbled on this one.

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  13. Happy birthday to your mom! It looks like a great time. I love the table there!

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  14. What a special celebration for your mama! And I love Instagram pictures so that definitely caught my eye! :)

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  15. That sounds like a really fun and relaxing birthday! What a beautiful day.

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  16. what a sweet birthday gathering! looks like a fab time!

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  17. happy birthday to your mom!! what a great birthday celebration. i love all the details.

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  18. I was taken back by the food and wine and cute as ever decorations and then I notcied the outdoors view - - on my word to die for! (: Stunning!

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  19. Aw, what a cute birthday! The set up is so cute!

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  20. It really does pay to know people who know people lol, happy belated to your mum and that winery looks very relaxing and the food yummy

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  21. So amazing! Your mama is super cute!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  22. You had me at "wine" ! Lol. I love the table in there, it's beautiful.

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  23. Ho sweet. Such a fund little party.

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  24. HEY! This is right up my alley haha. I love anything about wine, and this looks like such a fun place to have a party!

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  25. I love this!!! Such an ideal party, I love more relaxed get togethers. And wine, of course!

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  26. That looks like such a fun way to celebrate a birthday!

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  27. Happy belated birthday to your mom! Looks like a great party to celebrate!

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  28. Ok, this is the cutest birthday celebration!!!! love everything about it. shockingly, i've NEVER been to a winery!

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