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Unique and Wonderfully Fun!

Hello Lovely Couple, As you know, weddings are certainly becoming more and more focused on guest experience, along with non-traditional food and drink experiences to ensure a memorable event. Whether that means serving snacks before the ceremony, including an elaborate grazing table at cocktail hour or offering zero-proof cocktails at the bar, there are plenty of ways to do something unique—and one increasingly popular option is the food truck wedding. If you’re considering a food truck wedding, here’s a few things to consider: What do I need to consider when it comes to parking the food truck?  If the main meal at your…

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Doing It As a Family

We’ve all heard the cliche – “Having kids changes things.” Well, this holds especially true for wedding planning. Blended family weddings are a prime example of how a wedding is not just about the two people getting married. There’s a lot more to consider when you’re planning a wedding as a parent. It’s important to keep your kids excited about the wedding and to make them feel like an important member of your wedding planning team. Give Them a Role A classic way to include your future sons or daughters in your ceremony is giving them a role in the…

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You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Dessert bars are a popular choice for couples who want an alternative to the traditional wedding cake stand and we understand why.  Aside from the open bar, the dessert table usually ends up being the most frequented spot of the night. Imagine that! Tables full of post-dinner treats are also a great way to inject personality into a wedding. The wedding trend in the coming year(s) are dessert bars and sweet drawers (use an amoire’ or desk with alternate drawers pulled out and lined with parchment paper or paper doilies) being done in a more thoughtful way.  Some couples are…

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The Magic of Pairing

DuGaren Venues & Vineyards has a Winery Event Package for those looking for a more intimate wedding event

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Turning Water into Wine

Did you know that Washington State is the second largest wine region in the United States?  Washington State cultivates over 70 grape varieties; growers and vitners work in tandem to produce old world and new world styles.  Each AVA (American Viticulture Area) processes a unique combination of climate, topography and soils that define the aromas and flavors of locally grown grapes and wines crafted from them. For winemakers to have such defined aromas and flavors, they must ensure that their vineyards have proper irrigation.  Turning water into wine is where the inspiration began for owners of DuGaren Venues and Vineyards,…

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Make – Up Meltdown- Things Don’t Have to Get Ugly

DuGaren Venues & Vineyards has a climate controlled venue – beat the heat!

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