Mountain House Estate Wedding: Sonia + Alex
By Stani Georgieva
Stani Photography – San Francisco East Bay Photographer
SONIA + ALEX
June 17th, 2017
Mariachi music, salsa dancing, lots of laughing, tears and beautiful sincere emotions at Sonia and Alex wedding day.
Sonia and Alex are one of the matchy matchy soul mate couples I am having the chance to work with. And on of the most wonderful people I have met in my life. Both good hearts and all-around kindred spirits as they describe themselves. When they first contacted me a year ago to book me for their wedding, things just clicked right away between us. And I knew their wedding will be full with fiesta and tears.
Sonia and Alex met in 2012 while working on a music together. Alex was the music producer and Sonia was the vocalist. And that’s how everything began around music, fun and laugh. It just meant to happen. As Alex says: ‘ I thought Sonia was really beautiful, but not only that, she was also down to Earth and easy to talk to. I almost immediately felt like we had known each other for a long time.’
Four years after, they both flew to the Bay Area one day where their parents live. Very well planned, Alex made one of the most romantic proposals to Sonia at the Palace of Fine Arts . With rose petals set by their parents , guitar player playing ‘Besame Mucho’ and a photographer hiding behind the bushes to capture the moment. Alex got down on one knee and asked Sonia to marry him. Then both sides parents popped out from their hiding places and all drank some champagne and took photos. It was one of the most wonderful days in their lives.
Sonia and Alex dream wedding took place at the gorgeous historic wedding venue Mountain House Estate, located at the rural wine country at Cloverdale. It was just the perfect venue for their wedding day, away from the traffics and hustle in Southern California where the couple lives.
They married, outdoor under the big oak tree at the Mountain House Estate property, surrounded by birds singing, wind breeze touching Sonia’s veil and the leaves of the native trees. A place that bees are buzzing and hills are rolling at sunset time. Empty canvas to be filled with wonderful memories. Their outdoor Mexican wedding at the Mountain House Estate was just spectacular. Sonia who was born and raised inside the traditions of mexican culture and fiesta created one absolutely beautiful mix of cultural traditions and contemporary wedding inspirations.
many thanks to the amazing team of wedding vendors who brought that perfect day to life.
Many thanks to the amazing team of wedding vendors who brought that perfect day to life.
Venue: Mountain House Estate
Event Planner: Meghan Magnasco from SoEventful
Event Venue Management: Jenna Britton from theKgroup
Florist: Francesca’s Flowers
Make up and Hair: Kelly from Soyi
Caterer: Gil Vega Catering
DJ: DJ Cody from Sutherland Entertainment
Acoustic Guitar: Matthew Fish from Sutherland Entertainment
Officiant: George Crespin
Mountain House Estate is a Premier Northern California Wedding Venue.