George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Spend Time with Her Mother in Italy

Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney


updated 06/23/2014 AT 2:00 PM ET

originally published 06/23/2014 AT 3:30 PM ET

That’s a surefire way to charm your future mother-in-law.

George Clooney entertained his fiancée’s mother, Baria Alamuddin, at his villa on Lake Como, Italy, over the weekend, and the visit was a success, a source tells PEOPLE.

“They were outside, and Amal and her mom were smiling,” the source says. “It was going pretty great.”


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