Author: Stephanie Mataya

Choosing the Perfect Invitations for a Winery Wedding

Winery weddings are classy: everyone knows that. It only makes sense that your wedding invitations should set the tone right from the outset and show all your guests that the celebration of your love will be an event to remember. But which style of invitation suits a winery wedding? Does it have to be something … Continued

How We Make Red Wine

Red wine has a special place in everyone’s heart.  The best red varietals encompass the full range of sensory experience, from the dense, bold flavors of a Cabernet Sauvignon, to the elegant and lively Pinot Noir.  As with all varieties of wine, the winemaking process for red wine has its own particularities and unique stages. … Continued

Winter Wedding Color Palettes

There is something magical about a winter wedding. With the possibility of a light dusting of snow, the glimmer of candlelight in the romantic evening darkness, and a rich, supple color palette that suits the time of year perfectly, it’s slowly becoming one of our favorite wedding seasons. The color trends predicted by The Black … Continued

Preferred Vendor Spotlight: Photographers

  ‘Tis the season for wedding planning! With the holidays around the corner and love in the air, countless lovers are mustering up the courage to propose every day. If you are newly affianced, this post is for you. This month, we are featuring the wedding photographers on our preferred vendors list; our very favorite … Continued

Holiday Gift Giving Guide

However you celebrate during the winter months, wine always has a place at the table, because what are the holidays without a glass in hand? If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift this season, we’ve got you covered. But which wines to choose? Luckily, we are here to help, with a selection of wine-centric … Continued

Wedding Shoe Styles We Love

Real talk: everyone loves shoes. Men, women, brides, bridesmaids, groomsmen; shoes are always fun to shop for. Picking the perfect wedding shoe requires a bit of thought, and often the chosen shoe provides a window into the personality of the bride. Whether it’s with a little sparkle, a little shine, or a smooth and polished … Continued

A Look Into Harvest Season 2017

When it comes to winemaking, harvest season is when all the magic happens. It’s simultaneously exciting, exhausting, and a little bit scary. This is especially true at Brooklyn Winery, where we are not only at the mercy of mother nature, but the unpredictability of New York City as well.   Here in Brooklyn, our harvest … Continued

A Case For Friday and Sunday Weddings

  Saturdays are often thought of as king when it comes to wedding dates, but here at Brooklyn Winery, we book Friday and Sunday weddings almost as quickly. There are many advantages to looking beyond a Saturday for your celebration (Women Getting Married can back us up here)! Choosing your wedding date can seem like … Continued

How We Make Sparkling Wine

  Sparkling wine is without a doubt the most fun wine to drink, but it’s no simple trick getting those bubbles to appear! It takes a whole lot of skill to get it just right. When it comes to sparking, it’s all about patience. There are several winemaking methods used to produce sparkling wine. The … Continued

Best Wedding Traditions to Keep, and Which to Skip

    Some of the harder wedding decisions often deal with the question of tradition. Which wedding traditions to incorporate and which to kick to the curb? Choosing only the ones that are important to you can involve diplomatically navigating family customs, expectations, and norms. The good news is, modern weddings have transformed old traditions … Continued