Our accolades hail from both sides to an event – our clients and our event supply partners.  By sharing the proof of  satisfaction from both of these sides , we provide  assurance to future clients that their event is sure to be a “win” when Santa Barbara Wine Country Weddings & Events is at the helm.

“I wanted to tell you how spectacular the wedding was, many thanks to your detail, happy heart, great ideas, and calming influence. All made it the best day ever…H.R. and I both appreciate all you did; it was great getting to know you. Our sincere thanks and hugs.” -United States NSA Lieutenant General H.R. and Mrs. McMaster

“..Wow! What a magical evening! Thank you for all your hard work and support in making our wedding a dream come true. Your attention to detail was so on point and we could not have asked for a better wedding coordinator. Thank you so much.  You were amazing!!”    -Jennifer & Remington, Los Angeles, CA |  Firestone Winery Wedding & Reception

“We LOVED working with you and would be delighted to be a reference for you anytime. Our entire wedding party and family keep commenting on your professionalism and how well-run the wedding was, and that was all you.  You’re the best choice we made!”  -Charlotte & Kevin, Los Angeles, CA | Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara Wedding & Reception

“We cannot thank you enough for all your hard work planning our wedding!  You have been so helpful, accommodating and we could not have done this without you!  We feel so fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with you.  Thank you for everything.”  -Amy & Jeff | Alisal River Terrace Wedding & Reception

“Thank you for your hard work and incredible attention to detail on our daughter Jennie’s wedding day.  There were a lot of details and they were all tactfully handled on time and with much grace.  We are most grateful to you.”  – Hannah Beth Jackson, California State Senator, 19th District | Montecito Country Club Wedding & Reception

United States NSA Lieutenant General H.R. & Mrs. McMaster with daughter Colleen on her wedding day | Photo Credit: Mary Jane Photo

“I just wanted to say THANK YOU! This was NOT an easy wedding.  (The bride) was a very particular kind of a bride that wanted things a certain way and she is so lucky to have found you. You really made everything special. I stood back to watch you work, you had catering on lock, florist, the venue, uplighting service guy, the sweet officiant, it goes on and on. You are top-notch and displayed text book wedding coordination.  You were fantastic, honestly.”                                                -Matt Nasby, Bouquet Sound Entertainment

“Even if we had not seen you in Grace Ormonde’s Wedding Style magazine, the two words to summarize you are:  class and grace.  We had a very discriminating guest list, including some high profile individuals and many international guests.  I cannot think of anyone better than you to handle things discretely, warmly and smoothly.  Your speaking French to our non-English-speaking guests didn’t hurt, either!  Thank you for making our day so memorable for us – but most importantly, making our guests feel so special.  This is what we wanted most.”  — Jacqueline and Paul, London England| Private Santa Barbara Estate Wedding


“Kerry Lee, planning our dream wedding elopement from our homes in New England would not have been possible without you.  We didn’t have to worry about a thing!  We showed up and you guided us and our guests through every moment of our perfect day. We cannot thank you enough.  It was magical.” – Amy & Dan, New England | San Ysidro Guest Ranch Wedding and Reception

“Thank you so much for stepping in and helping us out in a pinch!  We appreciate you, everything was PERFECT!” -Sara & Justin, Los Angeles, CA | Sogno Del Fiore Winery

“Kerry Lee is a rare and genuine professional; a flawless and valuable addition to any event. Kerry Lee events absolutely stand out as exceptional; she is flexible, attached, experienced and always professional and on top of every last detail.”   — Lynette LaMere, CEO/Founder/Owner Executive Chef, Pure Joy Catering

“Kerry Lee has been a tremendous asset to her clients by providing them with great service, local knowledge and a really positive energy.”  — Paige Reid, Senior Catering Manager, Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort

“We cannot thank you enough for the amazing last-minute job you did planning our wedding.  Bringing you in two weeks before our wedding seemed like an impossible job for anyone, but you ended up being our Wedding Angel! We are happy to serve as a glowing reference anytime.”  – Monica & Derek | Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort: Lakeside Reception

“Kerry Lee is extremely efficient, detail-oriented and couldn’t be more enjoyable to work with. She manages to keep a positive, upbeat attitude regardless of the demands of her work. She has worked with me on several projects related to the television station, and I would without hesitation give her the highest recommendation.”
— Jeff Martin, Vice President Creative Services KEYT Television Santa Barbara, CA

“What I don’t think most clients don’t realize – and what I didn’t realize – is that a wedding is only as good as far as the client actually listening to and following through on the coordinator’s experience and recommendations.  I cannot believe the items you brought to our attention that provided a great day for all.  A coordinator and planner is more than just hiring the vendors and showing up the day of to bark orders at everyone – I now see that it is an incredible entrusting to and partnership with the professional coordinator and that the determination of an event’s success and the satisfaction of the client is determined by the planning in advance.  We could not have been in any better hands and we thank you for our dream day!” — Brandi & Mark   Laguna Nigel, CA | Carpinteria Private Estate Wedding & Reception

“Truthfully, (Kerry Lee) offers the best customer service of anyone we work with.”
— Heidi Whitcomb, CEO Ventura Rental Party Center

thank you note 2“Your professionalism is exceptional.   You go out of your way to communicate clearly with all of the people involved and handle the communication in such a diplomatic way that everyone feels good about the areas that they are responsible for…..when, after the event, I found out that we had guests bring additional unplanned guests and the table, seating, placecards and escort cards all had to be re-adjusted – plus I don’t even know what else – it just got fixed.  I didn’t even have to know about it.  You made a point of guiding and aiding us with subtle reminders and tips that made us look smooth and knowledgeable, like we were the professionals.  In turn, many of our guests commented on the calmness of both Dan and me as well as the overall ease and enjoyment of our wedding.”  — Cara and Dan, Paso Robles, CA | Santa Barbara Beach Wedding With Reception at Santa Barbara Hyatt (formerly Hotel Mar Monte).

“Thank you for helping make our wedding day so special. It was a pleasure working with you.” – Shannon and Mark, Los Angeles, CA  | Heartstone Ranch Wedding & Reception

“Kerry Lee is simply the best coordinator I have ever worked with.  She is very well organized, on top of things, and works very well coordinating the client’s orchestra of vendors.  Kerry Lee handles extremely complex events and stressful situations with class, charm, and an utmost level of professionalism.  She is just a joy to work with.”
— Lani Ballonoff, Owner, SPARK Creative Events

“After twenty plus years in the luxury hospitality industry, I have set very high standards for myself and my clients.  I met my match in Kerry Lee.  She has the inherent ability to understand how to bring quality service, integrity and grace to everything she does.”   — Carol Ann Kelley-Elwell, Kelley Consulting , Marketing & Public Relations

“We chose you because no one else we interviewed could hold a candle to your background and sparkle.  When we actually experienced your talents the day of our wedding, we were blown away.  We cannot imagine why anyone would need to look further when looking for ”the”  coordinator of their dreams – and if they ask, have them call us.  We’ll tell them to stop the search and just save themselves some time and hire you.”  — Nancy and Adam, Los Angeles, CA | Fess Parker Winery Wedding & Reception

“…if it weren’t for you, I’d still be standing there staring waiting for you to say ‘go!’ down the aisle.”  — Mark, groom, Santa Barbara, CA | Private Santa Barbara Estate

“We hired you for “month of” coordination and you carefully reviewed our planning and helped put out a lot of fires that would have happened if we had just left it all to our planning.  Thank you doesn’t begin to express how we feel.” — Joe (groom) &  Lindy, Chicago, IL | Bacara Resort and Spa Wedding & Reception

unnamed-6“Kerry Lee is one of the most fun wedding planners I have had the pleasure to work with. She is always up-beat and ready to solve any issue with a positive attitude. She is incredibly professional and really just a pleasure to be around for clients and vendors alike.”  — Whitney Byxbee, Director of Weddings, Bacara Resort and Spa

“This has been our most smooth – running Awards Dinner ever.
— Monty and Pat Roberts (the “Horse Whisperer”)

“… it was so refreshing to work with someone who remembers that it’s a wedding, which should be a joyous occasion. Thank you for remembering that!
— Warren Press, Feet First Entertainment

“It was an amazing evening. People are sending us thank-you cards, emails and leaving phone messages about how magical the evening was; some have written it was the most memorable night of their life…” — Chris and Daniel, Santa Barbara, CA| El Encanto – an Orient Express Property

“You understood the vision of the event and helped us develop, enrich and articulate it. Without this help, planning a wedding in Santa Barbara from our homes in San Francisco and the east coast would have been nearly impossible. The day of our wedding ran perfectly smooth because of your experience and amazing ability to plan, manage, guide the crowd and make last minute changes and necessary adjustments. We would not only recommend you with the highest regards to any bride and groom (or anyone hosting an event), but we would assure them that they could not find a better event and wedding planner!”  — Kendall & Mark, East Greenwich, RI | Santa Barbara Private Estate

“Your service was exceptional.” — Paula and Fausto, Santa Barbara, CA | Rockwood Woman’s Center

“I can recommend Kerry Lee without hesitation to anyone thinking of contracting her. Her broad background and manner in which she approaches life are refreshing and her continuous positive outlook on life coupled with a great sense of humor make her a pleasure to work with. I can honestly say that Kerry Lee is one of the most organized individuals I have met and demonstrates strong communication skills. This is one of her strongest talents: communication.
— Nelson Clark, CEO Beverly Clark Enterprises, Santa Barbara, CA

unnamed-35We had an amazing wedding. Thank you for all your help — Kiha and Jensen Sutta, Santa Barbara, CA | Firestone Crossroads Estate

“The ideas you presented helped to make the fashion show a huge success. Thank you.”
— Tarah Goodwin, Special Events Director Harley Davidson Santa Barbara, CA

“I recommend Kerry Lee to anyone seeking a professional event coordinator as I can be assured that both vendors and clients will be happy with the experience and any potential crises are averted in advance of the event day due to her experience in proactively being able to predict them. I enjoy working with Santa Barbara Wine Country Weddings & Events because they not only look out after their clients, they also keep in mind the best interest of our property in acting as a liaison to find the perfect medium where both sides are happy.”
— Jill Remy, Foley Wine Group/Firestone Events Director

“Kerry Lee is exceptional at what she does and the bride who hires her is making an investment in certainty her wedding will exceed her expectations.”
— Beverly Clark, Nationally-Renowned Wedding Celebrity Author/Designer and Enterprise

“You and your assistant looked after every detail and all timing was like clockwork.  Thank you for your help in creating a lasting memory.
— Beth and Ed, Mother and Father of the bride, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

“It has been great working with you. We can’t thank you enough for your attention to detail and promptness.”
— Gabrielle Moeses, Owner Seasons Catering