Jill Suzanne Hentz and James Anthony Moise II


The Details

Date: July 5, 2013

Ceremony and Reception: Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, California

Photographer: Brad Cole Photography

Flowers: Burst and Bloom, Carmel

Cake: Just Cake, Santa Cruz, California

Band: Wally’s Swing World

Gown: Essence of Australia

Bridesmaid dresses: Amsale ofNew York

Wedding planner: Colette Cuccia

Officiate: Colette Cuccia


The Bridal Party



Lori Stensloff

Dawn Aaser

Melissa Moise



Hector Boirie

Andrew Moise

Will Hentz


Jill Suzanne Hentz is the daughter of Mr. Charles Hopkins of Lake St. Louis. She is a registered representative at UBS Financial Services. James Anthony Moise II is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Moise of Lancaster, Calif. He is vice president and general manager at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Their Story

Suzanne and Tony were introduced by mutual friends; and almost immediately, both realized that this would be something special. “I knew right away,” Tony recalls. Suzanne agrees, “I’ve never been treated so thoughtfully and respectfully, and that has never changed!”

Tony proposed over a New Year’s Eve dinner at Bernardus Vineyard & Lodge in Carmel Valley,Calif.With a mutual love of wine and California, the venue was the perfect spot for their engagement and became the obvious choice for their wedding ceremony and reception. Bernardus, in its own way, had played a role in the couple’s story, as it had become a nostalgic part of each trip the couple had taken to California together

The couple was married on July 5 in an intimate ceremony the groom describes as “perfect.” The bride carried a 1959 lucky penny from her mother-in-law in her Christian Louboutin pumps, significant because it also paid homage to the year the groom’s parents were wed. Suzanne also wore her maternal grandmother’s diamond brooch. “Everyone was crying tears of joy for us during our wedding ceremony, including our [officiate],” Suzanne recalls. “It was a moment I will never forget!”

The couple will honeymoon this winter, spending two weeks in a private bungalow at the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora. Suzanne and Tony reside in Ladue.

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