An Autumn Affair

Autumn is a spectacular season to experience in Charlottesville. The vibrant colors provide a romantic backdrop for any seasonal wedding. Changing leaves provide florists and planners the opportunity to capture and showcase the burgundy, plum, maroon and brown hues that are so evocative this time of the year. Incorporating the natural elements will only enhance an already intimate experience. We hope you enjoy one of our favorite fall-inspired photo shoots.

Photos by Jen Fariello

Venue: The Market at Grelen

Caterer: The Catering Outfit

Cake: Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe

Florals: Southern Blooms

Rental Companies: CE Rental (Festive Fare), Southern Blooms and Private Collection

Calligraphy: Calligraphy by Kalika

Bridal Dress: Elaya Vaughn by Kate Pankoke

Plantings & Greenery: Grelen Nursery

Groom’s Attire: Hugo Boss

Jeweler: Suz Somersall

Hair Stylist: Top Knot Studio

Beauty Stylist: Rouge 9 Makeup Studio

Styling & Coordination: Sarah Sargent

Female Model: Meg Killory

Male Model: Sinisa Z Maricic


Wine & Country celebrates elevated living in the heart of Virginia Wine Country. Charlottesville Wine & Country Living, a semi-annual magazine of Life & Style in Jefferson’s Virginia, and Charlottesville Wine & Country Weddings, an art book celebrating elegant country weddings in Jefferson’s Virginia, are accompanied by the Charlottesville Wine & Country Shop in Ivy, VA, a beautiful lifestyle boutique featuring over 40 Virginia artisans with everything from tailgating essentials and Dubarry attire to locally made foods, award-winning Monticello AVA wines as well as craft beverages for your next event. Wine & Country Experiences are now also available and include exclusive tours and hands-on classes with leading professionals in the local farm-to-table and vineyard scenes.


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