Lorene Anderson and Michael Hocking were united in marriage on March 3 at Murrietta's Well Winery in Livermore, Calif. Rev. Rich Menefee officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Cynthia and Jerrel Anderson of Vienna. She is the granddaughter of the late Laura and Lester Anderson of Milan, Ill., and the late Leona and Virgil Anderson of East Moline, Ill.
She is a 1984 graduate of Parkersburg High School, a graduate of Miami University of Ohio with a bachelor's degree in painting and metalsmithing with a minor in French, and a 1990 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a master's degree in painting. She is a freelance web designer and a painter represented by the George Lawson Gallery in Los Angeles, Calif.
The groom is the son of the late Ann McConville Hunt of Redding, Calif., and Paul Hocking of San Carlos, Calif. He is the grandson of the late Loren and Helen Hunt of Berkeley, Calif. He attended Berkeley High School and received a bachelor's degree in international relations and history with a minor in German from San Francisco State University. He is a property manager at Lake Royal Apartments.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a silk georgette art deco-inspired, mermaid silhouette gown with a corset back and pleat details. She carried a bouquet of peach roses, white mini calla lilies, white ranunculus, narcissus and yellow Craspedia.
The maid of honor was the bride's sister, Cheryl Anderson, of Oakland, Calif.
She wore a pleated chiffon iridescent-plum cocktail length dress and carried a bouquet of purple mini calla lilies, white ranunculus and narcissus, and yellow Craspedia. All floral arrangements were designed by Barb Eaton, a friend of the bride.
Tom Hanley, friend of the groom, served as best man. Guest registrar was Kim Huwiler of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Vienna. A reading was given by Nancy Sones, cousin of the bride. Soloist was Emily Sones, cousin of the bride, and the usher was Stuart Sones, cousin of the bride.
The ceremony was held outdoors overlooking the winery's vineyards.
Wine and hors d'oeuvres were served after the ceremony, followed by a 3-course dinner and dancing in the winery's barrel room.
The wedding cake was a three-tier chocolate cake filled with dark chocolate mousse and fresh raspberries, decorated with a chocolate swirl Jackson Pollock style design.
After a honeymoon in Costa Rica, the couple resides in Oakland, Calif.