Featured Venue: The Wye River Estate

By Anna McCoy On Tuesday, December 04 th, 2012 · no Comments · In Chef's Expressions News ,Event Ideas ,Featured Venue ,Wye River State

The Wye River Estate Logo
The Wye River Estate Manor HouseAt Pintail Point Farm Lane Queenstown, MD

Built in 1936,  The Wye River Estate‘s English-style Tudor offers the relaxing ambiance of the outdoors as well as the scenic view of the Wye River, flowing just feet away. This venue is steeped in beauty, rich in tradition, and brimming with Chesapeake Bay charm located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, just over the Bay Bridge in Queenstown, Maryland.

Wye River Overhead

Aerial view of The Wye River Estate

 Diamonds on the Water Invite

Invitation designed by Carla David Design

Wye River Estate Entrance

Wye River Estate Entrance

The event began at sunset and guests enjoyed a scenic shuttle ride courtesy of Bayside Limousines.

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Shuttle and Limousine service provided by Bayside Limousine

Wye River Estate Manor House

Wye River Estate Manor House

 Once arriving, guests were greeted with complimentary wine and our specialty cocktail, the Blue Ice Martini.

Wine and Blue martini
Group Cheers

Guests were amazed by the gorgeous decor that surrounded the property, courtesy of Eastern Shore Tents & Events, Fox Ventures and Intrigue Designs. They truly brought the vision of ‘Diamonds on the Water’ to life!

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Decor provided by Fox Ventures & Intrigue Designs

All in white

Guest enjoying the evening at Diamonds on the Water

 While enjoying the property on a beautiful October evening, guests enjoyed…

 HORS D’OEUVRES

Lamb Merguez Meatballs on Spoons with Tomato Rosemary Confit
Butternut Squash Shooters with Candied Ginger Foam
Foie Gras and Vidalia Onion Compote

Food - Shitake Chopsticks

Shitake Chopsticks

Seared Scallops with a Miso Bacon Shard

Seared Scallops with a Miso Bacon Shard

WHITE

Poached Eggs over Parmesan Fonduta

White Asparagus and Sage

DIAMONDS

Diamond Cut Broccoli Studded Polenta

White Miso Braised Pork Belly

Crispy Leek Feathers

WATER

Seared Tuna with Sweet and Sour Ginger Sauce

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Sea Bean Salad

WYE RIVER CRAB

Natty Boh Fried Wye River Crab Fluffs

Old Bay Remoulade

Hand Cut Slaw with Sweet Eastern Shore Apples

Natty Boh Fried Wye River Crab Fluffs

Natty Boh Wye River Crab Fluffs

DESSERTS

Chocolate Caramel Truffles

Passion Fruit Cordials

Apple Pie Pops

Dark Chocolate and Espresso Pot au Creme

Cheesecake Lolllipop

Cheesecake Lollipops – Enjoy the Recipe!

Enjoy more beautiful pictures of The Wye River Estate!
Another Couple by Water

Couple enjoying the scenic waterfront

Wye River Estate - Dock

Dockside at The Wye River Estate

Tent

Tenting provided by  Eastern Shore Tents and Events

If you are looking for a charming waterfront scenery filled with natural ambiance to host your next special occasion, The Wye River Estate is the perfect venue for you!

For more details, please visit The Wye River Estate’s official website.

We would like to say a special thank you to these amazing partners for their support and efforts into making this event such a success. We were delighted and honored to have these companies involved on such an intimate level!

Lighting & Musical Entertainment: Absolute Entertainment

Luxury Transportation: Bayside Limousines

Invitations & Graphic Design: Carla David Design

Tenting: Eastern Shore Tents and Events

Furniture Design & Decor: Fox Ventures

Portable Restrooms: Gotugo

Floral Design: Intrigue Designs & Decor

Social Media Consultants: The Umbrella Syndicate

Specialty Coffee Catering: The Traveling Bean

Photography: Tony J Photography

 Visit The Wye River Estate’s official website to learn more about this gorgeous venue.

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