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Their Gatsby-inspired tasting evening, held in their splendidly decorated “Back-Alley Tasting Room” was the quintessential example of their acumen for atavism, and their ability to create the perfect “spot of time” for their guests. As we entered via the back alley door (reminiscent of the old prohibition-era speakeasies), we were warmly greeted by Donna, our...

Foe close to 90 years St. Francis in-the-Wood has been hosting weddings in infinite variety. Everything from traditional church weddings to outdoor weddings on the either the church grounds or by the water are possible. The church is at home in it's natural surroundings with lovingly tended gardens ...

We do get last minute calls from time to time, but more often than not the individual on the other end is in a panicked state because something unforeseen has happened - things like a caterer cancelling because they’ve overbooked themselves or a venue suddenly closing it’s doors. Our caller was calm, cool and collected,...

We were installing the last few pieces into our new tasting room, when our furniture designer Jason commented that the room looked “Back Alley Tuscan” and It described perfectly what we were going for - rustic with a time-worn burnish and a few mementos pointing to our love of travel. We’d been planning for months,...

From the very moment the first consultation started with Shayna and her event planner Stephanie, we knew this was going to be a stunner of a wedding! Shayna and Chris had an unambiguous vision for their wedding day: they wanted to be sure that their wedding reception was the “social event of the year” for...