This week’s VOW, Villa Bellezza is a stunning option for any aspect of your wedding event needs. Whether it’s the engagement party, bachelorette party or wedding day, their excellent wine, striking views and luxurious amenities are the ingredients for a perfect wedding or engagement experience! We spoke with Deanna to find out everything you need to know about Villa Bellezza in this week’s VOW!
Q: What does Villa Bellezza specialize in and how can couples utilize your venue throughout the wedding process?
A: Other than our award-winning wine, Villa Bellezza specializes in creating classic, stunning, and elegant ceremonies and receptions. With a choice of beautiful event spaces, our couples can not only create wedding day memories, but memories throughout their entire engagement with other wedding celebration events, such as; Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Engagement Parties, and Rehearsal Dinners.
Q: What makes Villa Bellezza stand out in terms of wedding venue options couples have in the area?
A: Picturesque bluff land views and striking classical architecture inspired by Southern Europe. Many find the experience of stepping into the winery is like stepping into Italy- giving the feeling of a destination wedding.
Q: When did Villa Bellezza begin?
A: We opened our Tasting Room doors in May 2012. Our first wedding took place in August 2012
Q: If Villa Bellezza had a personality, what would be three words to describe it?
A: Welcoming – Designed as a place to gather with friends, our wedding couples continue to visit even after their wedding day. The wedding day is just the beginning of a longtime friendship between us and the couple.
Organic – Inspired by Southern European architecture and built to live in harmony with the surrounding vines and bluff views
Romantic – Inspires a celebration of the love between a couple and their families
Q: What do you love about working in the wedding industry?
A: I get to help people on the happiest day of their life! I love getting to know a couple throughout the planning process and then seeing them on the day of the wedding as all of the planning and hard work come together – they are just so happy & in love. There is no better feeling than knowing that I helped create their special day.
Q: What’s an average day at Villa Bellezza like?
A: On an average day at Villa Bellezza, you will be welcomed by our friendly staff and invited to enjoy our award-winning wines in the Tasting Room. Meanwhile, on the piazza you will see people laughing with groups of friends sitting at café tables over a bottle of wine, enjoying a simple and delicious meal, and children playing around the fountain. Others will be strolling through the vines and taking in the charming bluff views. Villa Bellezza is a place filled with fun, activity, and continued appreciation for the simple things in life.
Q: What would you want a couple in the wedding planning process to know about choosing the perfect reception venue?
A: The wedding venue sets the tone for your entire event. Pick a venue that matches your style & budget. Be open-minded and ready to learn, there is a lot out there that you may not have even thought about! You should feel comfortable with the venue’s offerings and make sure you get along with the venue coordinator. Your venue coordinator will help guide you through the planning process.
Q: Other than the reception spaces, how can couples getting married enjoy what Villa Bellezza has to offer?
A: All of our wedding couples are all encouraged to come out and enjoy Villa Bellezza wines as much a possible before their weddings! Tastings are complimentary for our couples. We also offer alternative event spaces for other wedding celebration events, such as; Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Engagement Parties, and Rehearsal Dinners.
Q: How far in advance should couples book their spot at Villa Bellezza?
A: Couples book 1-2 years in advance. We also work with those with a shorter engagement. We still have dates available in 2017 & 2018!
Q: Have you coordinated any unique wedding events that stand out?
A: At Villa Bellezza, every wedding is unique! We encourage our couples to design their wedding using their own personal style. Whether the couple decides to go traditional or funky, we are excited to see everything and always take notes on fun ideas.
Q: Anything else you want couples to know about Villa Bellezza or choosing a wedding related venue?
A: At Villa Bellezza, we have already done the research. We will help guide you through the planning process – from choosing vendors through creating the perfect timeline.
Villa Bellezza Lighting Round Questions:
Q: Red or White?
Q: Favorite snack to drink with wine?
A: Provolone & Pepperoni (I am Italian J)
Q: Black Tie or Farm to Table?
A: Black Tie
Q: White or Ivory?
Q: Chocolate or Vanilla?
Q: Coffee- black, cream or sugar?
Q: Milk, Dark or white chocolate?
A: Dark Chocolate
Q: What’s your go-to comfort food?
Q: Favorite music genre?
Images Courtesy of Villa Bellezza