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Will transportation be provided? 

Yes, we will have transportation between Hotel Winters and Grindstone Winery. Please RSVP if you'd like transportation. Please note, we will have two depart times from Hotel Winters and two depart times from Grindstone Winery so that we can accommodate guests.

Does your wedding have a theme?

We do! A French Garden Party. While it is not required to follow the theme, we invite you to dress in blues and summer floral prints.

What happens after the ceremony?

After the ceremony, the bridal party will be taking pictures nearby. Guests can head straight to cocktail hour where hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Following cocktail hour is the reception where the real party starts!

Can I bring a date?

Our wedding is strictly RSVP only. We will only able to accommodate those listed on your invitation.

Will there be any special diet options for dinner?

Yes, please indicate any diet restrictions on your RSVP that you mail back.

Do you have a wedding hotel block?

Yes, we have a hotel block at Hotel Winters. Please be sure to book under the Ney Wedding to receive discounted rates.

Where are the ceremony and reception taking place?

Both events are taking place at Grindstone Winery - 12700 Rd 89, Esparto, CA 95627

What time should I arrive?

We recommend that you arrive 30-45 minutes before the start of the ceremony, to make sure everyone is on time and we can get the party started as scheduled!

When is the RSVP deadline? Should I mail it back?

The RSVP deadline is August 5th, 2023. Please mail your RSVP back.

Are there any other wedding events I can attend? 

Absolutely! We are so delighted that friends and family from all over the world are joining us to celebrate. We welcome you to meet us for welcome drinks on Thursday and a farewell brunch Sunday - more details will be shared as we get closer to Sept 9th!

What should I wear? Is there a dress code?

The dress code for our wedding is black tie optional, formal garden party. Ladies should wear dresses, and the gentlemen should wear a suit and tie or tux. Please no denim. 

Will the ceremony & reception be indoors or outdoors?

Both the ceremony and reception will be held outdoors.

Are children welcome?

While we love your little ones, our wedding is going to be an adults-only event so that everyone can relax and enjoy the evening. We appreciate you making arrangements ahead of time and leaving the kids at home so you can celebrate with us.

Will the venue have parking?

Yes, Grindstone will have a parking lot to accommodate any guests who choose to drive. 

What should I do if I can't make it?

You will be missed! If you can not make it to the wedding, please let us know as soon as possible and RSVP “no,” on your invitation so we can plan accordingly.

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