6 Ideas For A
Vineyard Wedding Theme
Choosing a vineyard wedding theme can be a great way to get
married, especially if you are a wine connoisseur.
Even if you know nothing about wine, getting married at a vineyard can
be a great experience.
It all starts with vineyard
. They can help to set the tone for your
wedding, and they also let your guests know what to expect.
To help with pulling all of the other details together, we came up with
the following list of six tips.
Choosing A Season
The ideal time for a vineyard wedding theme is the fall
, especially if
you live in an area that truly experiences a change of season. Take
advantage of the natural colors and beauty that autumn foliage brings.
Since fall is harvest time, you will have many great choices for
decorations like pumpkins and apples. You will also get to experience
the vineyards wine right after is was bottled.
nice times to get married at a vineyard as well. Many vineyards have
beautiful gardens that are in full, bright bloom in the warmer seasons.
Fall Vineyard Wedding
Choosing A Location
The obvious choice for a location is a vineyard. However, not all
vineyards are the same, and each has different selling points that you
should investigate thoroughly.
First, decide if you want to get married outside or inside. Many
vineyards have gardens, gazebos and other locations on the grounds that
offer breathtaking locations for your
You can also have your reception outside under a tent.
If an outdoor wedding is not your thing, many vineyards have Inns,
restaurants or other reception facilities that can handle your
reception. Wine cellars are a great place to have a reception dinner
surrounded by oak barrels and walls full of wine bottles.
Decorating Your Wedding
Try to use the natural beauty of the vineyard or wine cellar. Often
vineyards are not new, and the historic uniqueness of these locations
For table decorations and centerpieces
use pumpkins, gourds, apples, pears, colorful leaves and flowers of the
season like sunflowers and mums.
What To Wear
Dark reds, gold, blue and green are popular colors that can be used for
bridesmaid dresses. These colors can also be used as accent colors on
your wedding dress
and the vests that the groom and groomsmen wear.
Favors For Your Guests
Many vineyards will offer small bottles as wine wedding favors
can be personalized with your photo and special message. The bottle can
also be paired with chocolate if you want to be extra nice to your
Other traditional wedding favor options for a vineyard wedding theme include wine stoppers,
corkscrews and coasters.
The food served at your reception should be one of the highlights of
your big day, and you have the advantage of a variety of wine at your
fingertips. Work with the vineyard or your caterer to come up with a
menu that works well with the wine that you will be serving.
A nice idea is to have several wine bottles placed at the center of
each table for your guests to enjoy. Having each course paired with a
different type of wine lets you have some fun with your theme and your
guests will experience a true culinary masterpiece.
Try to take advantage of the special prices that you will most likely
receive for the wine and make it readily available for your guests to
enjoy. Add a little twist by offering a signature drink
or another type of cocktail
that has wine in it.