In Pursuit of Style on the Sonoma Coast

Whether you’re packing or planning a special occasion, channel the warm hues and untamed spirit of California’s enchanted wine country



“The Sonoma Coast is a hidden gem,” says Roque Events founder and executive producer Raquel Bickford Oranges, who, together with associate producer Carly Saber, designs romantically rustic events in the area and beyond. Here, the Napa-based planners share some of their go-to sources for a Sonoma Coast occasion, from vintners to floral studios.



“Calligrapher Sheryl Kristie Chan at Blushtype creates stunning, cohesive event branding.”


Timber Cove is a fabulous retro resort with unforgettable views and amazing food.”


“With notes of floral rose petals and sassafras tea, Whetstone Wine Cellars’ Terra De Promissio pinot noir is an absolute favorite.”


“For each custom floral design concept we create for our clients, Emily Dreblow at Soulflower Design Studio takes our visions above and beyond what is expected.”

“We are obsessed with Encore Events Rentals for their customer service and fresh rentals each season.”


Wine Country Essentials …


From left: TRUE BOTANICALS Nutrient mist, $28. POLLY WALES Mondrian diamond earrings, $9,350, Broken English, L.A. SIMON HASAN Wrap decanter, $400. MELISSA JOY MANNING Cognac diamond ring, $3,800.

From left: RAEN Musing cat-eye sunglasses, $185. FAWN DESIGN The Weekender bag, $199. OZMA rib sweater, $379. SAINT JANE Microdose lip gloss, $28.


Feature image: A stretch of SEA RANCH coast in SONOMA COUNTY. Photo by Manik Rathee/Unsplash.


This story originally appeared in the Fall/Winter 2019 issue of C Weddings.

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