John and Gwen, a couple with English hearts and Asian roots, chose the picturesque villa of John’s parents nestled amid the hills of Tuscany and Umbria to celebrate their special day. This ancient farmhouse, surrounded by a landscape of olive trees and cypress trees, provided the perfect setting for an authentic wedding rich in sensory experiences.
John’s family residence is an authentic gem, with stone walls that tell ancient stories and rooms that preserve the charm of bygone times. Guests were welcomed by a warm and familial atmosphere, enriched by the magic of a breathtaking panorama.
Enchanting Landscapes: Olive Trees, Cypress Trees, and the Charm of the Hills
The enchanting backdrop of the Tuscan and Umbrian hills offered a unique visual spectacle. Olive trees stood against the azure sky, while towering and majestic cypress trees outlined the landscape. Every moment was a living painting that made John and Gwen’s wedding an unforgettable experience.
Dream Banquet: A Journey through Local Flavors
The wedding banquet was a culinary journey through the authentic flavors of Tuscany and Umbria. From dishes prepared with local olive oil to exquisite cheeses and fine wines, each plate told the story of the region. Guests savored the Italian culinary tradition in a convivial and festive atmosphere.
The intimate and informal ceremony, with friends of the couple playing the guitar and reciting poetry, created an atmosphere of authenticity and joy. Guests shared special moments under the warm Tuscan sun and the evening stars. The soft light added a magical touch to the event, creating a fairytale ambiance that made the day unique.
Dinner among the olive trees was punctuated by speeches from parents and dearest friends, culminating in a grand celebration.
The bride was elegantly adorned in a simple dress, mirroring the essential nature of the decorations. The atmosphere perfectly reflected the personalities of the couple—two individuals who appreciate beauty and authenticity but prioritize the presence of loved ones and the creation of a warm and welcoming ambiance.
Wedding Photographer: Veronica Onofri
Venue: private Villa in Cortona
Bride dress: Inna Voronova
bride shoes. Flattered https://www.flattered.com/eu/
cattering: Tonino Cortona