LIVERMORE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- Cupcake Vineyards® announced today that Valeria Melo and Lee Waters of Orlando, Fla., are the 2013 winners of the Love Deliciously Dream Wedding Contest and were awarded complete wedding coordination by expert wedding planner and author Alison Hotchkiss; wedding day photography by celebrity photographer Elizabeth Messina; and $5,000 toward wedding expenses -- a prize package worth over $65,000.
"We'd like to extend our congratulations to the contest winners, Valeria and Lee," said Cupcake's winemaker, Adam Richardson. "Hundreds of engaged couples pinned their dream wedding details on Pinterest, but Valeria and Lee's board far exceeded the contest judging criteria."
"We are so grateful to have won! Having Alison help plan our wedding is a luxury we didn't even consider, given our budget. Elizabeth's photography is exactly our style, and we know she'll be able to capture all of our special moments," said Valeria Melo. "The $5,000 is huge, especially given our original budget of $10,000. Winning the contest is truly like a dream."
Valeria and Lee's wedding will take place in February 2014 at Lake Doe Campground, in the Ocala National Forest. For more details about their winning Pinterest board and their reaction to winning the contest, visit our blog at CupcakeWeddings.com.
Cupcake's website, CupcakeWeddings.com, offers engaged couples the ultimate in wedding inspiration, as well as practical information for planning the perfect "big" day. From expert tips and trends, menu suggestions and wine pairings, tools to help you determine how much wine you need for your event, touching real-life weddings, and an inspiration blog, CupcakeWeddings.com is a delicious celebration of all things wedding.
About Cupcake Vineyards
Cupcake Vineyards, located in Livermore, California, introduced a fruit-forward, indulgent and eminently approachable portfolio of wines in 2008. The inaugural release of Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon has since grown to include an array of varietals from Central California as well as from other world-renowned wine-producing regions, including Marlborough, New Zealand; Mendoza, Argentina; Prosecco, Trentino and Asti, Italy; Barossa Valley, Australia; and Mosel Valley, Germany. Winemaker Adam Richardson and his team never rush the winemaking process, taking time to create the complex, rich and creamy wines that enable everyone to "Live Deliciously."
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