A Modern Wedding in St. Helena, CA

On paper, Patricia and Ian have very little in common. But a mutual friend set them up on a blind date, thinking their love of food might be enough to bring them together. Turns out, it was! The couple dated for nine months and, on the last night of a weekend trip to Santa Barbara, Ian proposed. The Bride Patricia Calfee, 36, an entrepreneur The Groom Ian Picache, 38, an venture capitalist/entrepreneur The Date April 15 “He did it while we were settling in for the night,” Patricia remembers. “It was low-key and very sweet.” They interviewed four wedding planners before hiring their dream planner, Pamela Fisheman Cianci. The threesome spent ten months planning a rustic but chic barn Napa Valley wedding -- with a carefully created dinner menu, of course.