VENUE TYPE: Winery / Vineyard

Venue Stories
A Massive Underground City of Wine Is Hiding Underneath a European Country
Katie Bush
by Katie Bush



Whether you’re a serious imbiber, part-time partaker or simply searching for a once-in-a-lifetime sojourn, we’ve got your next adventure unquestionably queued up. Head to the Republic of Moldova, where surprisingly, hiding beneath a secluded section of Europe lies miles and miles of a cavernous underground wine city, so vast, accessibility is best by motorbike. While there are stunning, sun-drenched river tours of the French Burgundy regions, and Tuscany is firmly entrenched on many oenophile’s most opulent of bucket lists, the Republic of Moldova is a wine-lover’s dark horse must-do.

Situated between Romania and Ukraine, is the Republic of Moldova  – an understated, perhaps underrated place but massively rich in tradition and wine culture, dating back thousands of years. 


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Venue Spotlight
You Can Get Married Surrounded by Fields of Lavender at This California Farm
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown
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Bear Flag Farm

Bear Flag Farm, Stevenson Bridge Road, Winters, CA, United States



Get married surrounded by fields of lavender, take portraits in the orangerie, dine in the orchards, and dance under a canopy of stars at this gorgeous Northern California farm. Located about half an hour north of Napa, this Winters property is the perfect spot for a spring, summer or fall wedding if you’re on the hunt for a venue that’s got a real French garden party feel to it.

We recently sat down with owner Tina of Bear Flag Farm and talked all things labor of love about the property. If you like the idea of hosting your wedding in a small town in Northern California that’s just off-the-grid enough to feel totally charming, this could be your wedding spot.

Photography by Emily Blake


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Wine Cave
An Old Italian Village Has An Underground Winery Where You Can Drink Wine in a Cave
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown



In southern Italy’s ancient village of Matera, an underground wine cave has made a big splash in modernizing the local scene. Carved into the mountain, this contemporary wine sipping haven is catching attention from every wine and architecture buff around. Designed to highlight the history of this beautiful town, Enoteca dai Tossi is all the eye candy we can handle.

Photography by Delfino Sisto Legnani

 

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Trending Topic
16 Photos that Prove This Wedding Trend is Not Going Anywhere Soon
The Venue Report
by The Venue Report

 

In the realm of all things trendy, plants have reigned supreme as the decor pièce de résistance in homes as well as at weddings and events. From party-favor-sized succulents to lush foliage tablescapes, all things green have secured their spot at the top of every party thrower’s wish list. Who’s leading the plant powered charge? Palms. They have been incorporated into all elements of design in the most creative ways, proving they’re not going anywhere soon ensuring all other flora species are green with envy.

From tropical cake toppers to palm adorned ceremony arches, even the colder seasons ahead can’t stop this movement. Forget the frost with all things warm and sunny this fall-winter or add a hint of glint with metallic painted fronds. Use this visual guide as a roadmap to inspire your next unbe-leaf-able gathering of any size, type or temperature.

 

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Corporate Holiday Parties
Brooklyn Winery Sets the Gold Standard for Corporate Events in NYC
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown
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Brooklyn Winery

213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States



Just one subway stop outside the city, Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Winery offers the perfect urban haven for all types of company shindigs. Taste your way through their wine selections and paired foods, or host a holiday soirée at the gorgeous industrial meets rustic space. With a long list of creative entertaining ideas for corporate events, Brooklyn Winery is an easy go-to for planning an event that’s outside the everyday norm.

 

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