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Inspired Memories – Andrew

by | Groom, Inspired Memories


Ms Chinoiserie

Brisbane Wedding Photography

Taking a moment out from his celebrations to look at how the day had come together was a fond memory of Andrew’s as he looks back on his outdoor winery wedding.

“What I remember most about the day is after the ceremony was finished and we had just had our photos taken and we were standing looking at our reception, I turned to Tammy and said, “I can’t believe we pulled this off.” It was like a combination of 18 months of planning had come to fruition!

Couple Photography

Brisbane Wedding Photography

Brisbane Wedding Photography

Couple Photography

Images by Hannah Gough – Hannah Photography

Groom Style – Jay

by | Groom, Groom Style


Ms Chinoiserie

Mrs Bowtie patterned bowtie

A smart combination of light, soft coloured patterns teamed back with a modern buttonhole and a well cut tailored suit set the trend in style for Jay’s elegant winery wedding.

“I wore a  French Navy suit with a vest and a cream polka dot long sleeve shirt with a cream floral bowtie. The groomsmen wore navy floral bowties. Light brown shoes and a brown leather woven belt added the finishing touches.”

Succulent Boutonerrie

Mrs Bowtie

Groom with groomsmen getting ready

Groom with brown shoes and blue suitGroom outting on bowtie

Groom putting on blue waistcoastGroom putting on french navy wedding suit

Groom and groomsmen with mumGroom doing up bowtie

Groom and groomsmen before ceremony

Eddy Elias Wedding Suits

Groom watching his bride walk down the aisle

Images by Michael Renga

Groom's and Groomsmen's Attire: Eddy Elias / Bowties: Mrs Bow Tie

The Latest Gift Ideas For Wine Buffs

by | Gifts and Favors, Groom


Cindy Man Hun


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Your friend is getting married soon, and they love their wine. It only makes sense to gift them with a good quality red or white wine (whichever they prefer) along with some dashing wine companions! Perfect as thank you gifts for your groomsmen too, here’s our list of the top wines and wine accessories of the moment.

PepperJack Barossa Shiraz
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Pepperjack Barossa Shiraz. From the Barossa, this Pepperjack shiraz, a wine you can enjoy with everyday meals, is rich and plush – with a velvety tannin structure that gives the palate balance and length. When drinking it you’ll be able to taste flavours of blueberries, plums and vanilla!


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Lindeman Gentleman’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon. This Victorian cab sav is smoother and sweeter than average because 5% of it is fortified. The blend is also made up of hints of blackcurrant and a soft tannin structure, so it’s immediately approachable. It’s best matched with pasta, red meat dishes or cheese!

Wolf Blass Gold Label Adelaide Hills Chardonnay New
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Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay. Sourced from the Adelaide Hills, this chardonnay displays traces of white peach, melon and oak. Its creamy savour is levelled by refreshing acidity and a long, delicate finish; the combination goes well with white meats!

Matua Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
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Matua Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Here’s one from our neighbour across the seas! Matua Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is internationally recognised for its uniqueness and freshness. For the wine, grapes were carefully chosen from all over Marlborough, and that’s why it’s so crisp and tropical in flavour!

567473 Cool wine decanter
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Eva Solo Cool Wine Decanter. This cool wine decanter is a genius invention!  100% drip free and easy to clean, this decanter acts as both a wine carafe and wine cooler!


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Hanging Rock Picnics Deluxe Black Wine Bag.  So handy for picnics and afternoon drinks by the sea! Only one wine bottle can be stored in it, but it comes with a stainless steel bottle opener and chrome topped bottle stopper which takes the cake!


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CoCo Contemporary Connoisseur Kinetic Wine Glasses. These handmade glasses  are extremely functional as you can use them not only to drink wine from but you can also use them as decanters to aerate red wine as they revolve around their axis. Such fun drink ware!


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Alessi Noè Drop Ring. All class and a delightful idea as a wine serving embellishment. Drop rings bring a sprinkle of finesse to the table as well as stopping drips from running down wine bottles. Totally ideal for those who regularly throw fancy dinner parties!


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Waterford Crystal Lismore Essence White Wine Pair. If you’re going to give your friend a bottle of white wine, why not get them these contemporary yet refined Waterford Crystal wine glasses too! There’s one for them and one for their partner!

And there you have it, our latest gift ideas for the wine buff!


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Ms Chinoiserie Says: Everything for the wine buff; loving the “Gentleman’s Collection” – perfectly suited for your groomsmen! 

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