Wedding Blog

A Night in Tuscany: October 23

“A Night in Tuscany” at Grand Isle Lake House with Bill O’Connor of Baker Distributing Friday October 23, 2009 6:00 - 9:00 Pm Antinori Orvieto Classico 2007 Artichoke Heart & Goat Cheese Bruschetta Antinori Bramito Chardonnay 2007 Tuscan White Bean & Bacon Soup Antinori Santa Cristina Sangiovese Blend 2007 Shrimp Farfelle with Spicy Leek & [...]

By | September 14th, 2009|Uncategorized, Wine Tasting Dinners|1 Comment

Melanie & Mike ~ 7.4.09

Another uncharacteristically cold day, especially for the 4th, but this was truly a beautiful wedding!  Melanie chose light pink, dark pink and light green paper lanterns and flowers, and the combination was just gorgeous.  Although we had lots of folks huddled around the fireplace early on, they warmed up with lots of dancing and great [...]

By | September 12th, 2009|Weddings|0 Comments

Kaylie & Adam ~ 7.3.09

Although the weather was uncharacteristically cold, this wedding had a warm feel because of the love and happiness the guests felt for Kaylie and Adam.  They are a sweet couple who now live in North Carolina, but wanted to be surrounded by family and friends in Vermont for their wedding day.  Kaylie and [...]

By | September 9th, 2009|Weddings|0 Comments

Fall Means Apple Pies!

There are many things we love about fall at the Lake House and we especially look forward to serving Papa Ray's Apple Pies!  Handmade using only their own apples with the best crust ever!  Allenholm Farm is located in South Hero.  They have a small farm store featuring both their own and other great VT products [...]

Raspberry Mojitos

Bev & Sheryl going above and beyond the call of duty; being forced to test the first batch of a specially requested raspberry mojito for a wedding in early August. Fortunately, Russ (in background) & Sue were still hard at work!  Garnished with fresh raspberries & mint, they proved to be delicious & just [...]

By | August 19th, 2009|Lake Champlain, Uncategorized, Vermont Weddings, Weddings|0 Comments

A Night in Tuscany, October 23, 2009

We are currently working on a menu for the evening of Friday, October 23 featuring the wines of Antinori Vineyards with Bill O'Connor of Baker Distributing.   Antinori Vineyards have been in operation since the end of the the 14th Century and offer wines that show why!   The menu to be posted in the next couple weeks [...]

Grafton Village Cheese

Unless otherwise requested, we always serve Grafton Village Cheese Cheddar & Maple Smoked Cheddar on our VT Cheese Boards.  Their products are made in small batches using fresh from the farm high butterfat & protein laden VT Jersey milk; free of hormones, antibiotics & preservatives.  The way all VT cheddars used to, and should still,  be made! 

By | August 10th, 2009|Vermont Gourmet Goodies, Vermont Weddings, VT Cheeses|0 Comments

Taylor Farm’s Gouda

We use at least one, often even two, variety of Londonderry's Taylor Farm's handmade, small batch goudas on every VT Cheese & Fresh Fruit Display.  Working with a herd of fifty Jerseys & Holsteins, this small family owned farm makes first class, awarding wining European style Goudas.  Our absolute favorite is their Maple Smoked Gouda featured here [...]

By | July 26th, 2009|Local Food Products, VT Cheeses, VT Farms, Weddings|0 Comments

Caroline & Brett ~ June 27th, 2009

We all enjoyed a refreshing change of pace with Caroline and Brett's "brunch" wedding.  We ended up with a gorgeous day and the guests were able to enjoy the beauty of the Grand Isle Lake House in the early afternoon.  As Caroline and Brett were off early in the morning for their honeymoon, they spent [...]

By | July 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mia & Adam ~ June 20th, 2009

Although this has been a wet summer so far, the weather certainly cooperated with us on this one!  Mia and Adam had a beautiful day and we couldn't have been happier for them.  One of the most important things for Mia and Adam was to feature Vermont products in every way possible. Their menu consisted [...]

By | July 8th, 2009|Weddings|0 Comments