August 18, 2015

Early Mountain Vineyards – Virginia Rustic Winery Wedding Venues I Love

This week’s stop on our tour of Virginia rustic winery wedding venues is Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Virginia.Early-mountain-vineyards-signEarly 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.barn-early-mountain-vineyards

When you first enter the main building of Early Mountain Vineyards you are greeted by the bright, cheerful tasting room.  Comfortable furniture is scattered throughout the large space where you can relax while and taste wine or order food from their kitchen.early-mountain-vineyards-tasting-roomearly-mountain-vineyardsThe cream and orange color palette is nuetral and versatile, while still giving the space some personality.early-mountain-vineyards-wedding-the-gallery

The gallery connects the tasting room with the main event hall.  The gallery is spacious enough to hold a moderate sized cocktail hour.Virginia-rustic-winery-wedding-photographer-early-mountain-vineyards

The main Event Hall at Early Mountain Vineyards is one of my all time favorite ballrooms for weddings.  I love how the wood and painted brick give the space an airy feel and add texture and interest while remaining nuetral enough to allow brides to project their own vision onto the space.  The space is so lovely that decor can be kept to a minimum, which simplifies floral design and decor immensely.early-mountain-vineyards-wedding-event-hall the-patio-early-mountain-vineyards

Just steps from the Event Hall outside is the patio.  This paved space offers a lovely open air location for drinks or even dancing al fresco under the stars.early-mountain-vineyard-wedding-the-patiothe-lawn-early-mountain-vineyards-weddingback-patio-early-mountain-vineyards-wedding

Off the rear of the Early Mountain Vineyards tasting room is another patio that is covered to provide shade on hot summer days and also has an outdoor fireplace to keep things cozy in the cooler Fall evenings.early-mountain-vineyards-bistro-seating details-early-mountain-vineyards

The back patio looks out over the lawn with views of rolling hills and nearby mountains.early-mountain-vineyards-wedding-the-lawnearly-mountain-wedding-guest cottage

Just up the road from the vineyards is the charming guest cottage that can be rented as an on-site bridal suite.early-mountain-vineyards-wedding-bridal-suite

The Cottage at Early Mountain Vineyards is cozy and light, the perfect place to relax with your bridesmaid’s before your wedding and enjoy a light mimosa brunch.early-mountain-vineyards-guest-cottage

Are you planning a wedding at Early Mountain Vineyards?

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