Oatlands Plantation – Virginia Rustic Wedding Venues That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

November 10, 2015

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The first time that I visited Oatlands Plantation I was struck by how beautiful and peaceful it was, even with so many people milling about the grounds. I can easily imagine having lived here in the 1800’s strolling through the stately rooms and picturesque gardens.  Oatlands has history in spades, that much is certain, and […]


Paradise Springs Winery – Virgnia Rustic Wedding Venues That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

November 3, 2015

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Paradise Springs Winery is located in Clifton, Virginia right next door to Hemlock Overlook Regional Park (which is a great place for a Fall engagement session). The winery consists of two red barns (one the tasting room and one used for cocktail hours and small events with an outdoor patio) and a historic log cabin dating […]


48 Fields – Virginia Rustic Wedding Venue That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

October 16, 2015

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48 Fields is another up and coming rustic wedding venue in Northern Virginia. Located just outside Leesburg, 48 Fields is tucked away off a dirt road surrounded by wineries and breweries in a blossoming area.The barn itself is an old dairy barn that is being restored and turned into an event space.  From the outside […]


Albemarle Ciderworks – Virginia Rustic Wedding Venue That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

September 29, 2015

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Just up the road from Pippin Hill Farm is another great Virginia rustic wedding venue – Abemarle Ciderworks. Abemarle Ciderworks is a cidery that also hosts a seasonal farm stand and an extensive apple orchard.  The cidery is a newer wedding venue, so you have a great chance to take advantage of the extended availability, great […]


Old House Vineyards – Virginia Rustic Wedding Venues That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

September 15, 2015

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  An Old House Vineyards wedding has a lot going for it. Old House winery is just minutes outside Culpeper, Virginia, the vineyard is beautiful (as you can see!), and the venue has one of my favorite reception pavillions – right on the pond overlooking the sunset. The drive is lined by lanterns atop wine […]


Stone Tower Winery – Virginia Rustic Wedding Venues That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

September 8, 2015

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Stone Tower Winery, perched on over 200 acres atop Hogback Mountain, was born of the owner’s love of the hills surrounding this venue just south of Leesburg, Virginia. I have been lucky enough to shoot at Stone Tower Winery numerous times since I moved to Virginia, both for myself and as a second shooter for […]


Castle Hill Cider – Virginia Rustic Winery Wedding Venues That I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

August 25, 2015

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It is said that Thomas Jefferson once played on the grounds of Castle Hill Cider, one of Keswick, Virginia‘s oldest estates.   The barn is not only a wedding venue, during the week it is the center of production for this busy cidery.  It is not uncommon to see the staff going about their work […]


Early Mountain Vineyards – Virginia Rustic Winery Wedding Venues I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

August 18, 2015

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This week’s stop on our tour of Virginia rustic winery wedding venues is Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Virginia.Early Mountain Vineyards is situated amoung rolling hills and fields and looks out towards the Shenandoah Mountains in the distance.  The suroundings make it seem much more rustic than it’s location would dictate. When you first enter […]


Pippin Hill Farm – Rustic Virginia Wedding Venues I Love

Rustic Wedding Venues

August 11, 2015

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Weddings at Pippin Hill Farm are utterly amazing.   Pippin Hill Farm has a look that is at once laid-back and sophisticated.  The reception hall and bridal suite are located in the granary (pictured above).  The granary building is a rustic barn done in weathered grey wood siding with dark wood accents. The view at Pippin […]


The Best Rustic Winery Wedding Venues in the Piedmont and Northern Virginia

Rustic Wedding Venues

July 22, 2015

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There are some things about living in Northern Virginia that aren’t the best – like the unbelievable, never ceasing traffic (Even on weekends! Even during the middle of the day!).  I don’t know that I will ever learn to love that. But, something that Virgnia does have going for it is that Virginia has so […]



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