It seems that we’re at Auberge du Soleil whenever we shoot in Napa Valley, but every wedding is so unique and beautiful in its own way, so we absolutely love returning here! With their super sweet staff and gorgeous views, it’s always such a pleasant experience.
I have total dress envy for this wedding. I cannot think of a more perfect dress for this autumn wedding in wine country. Erin graced the day with her elegance and perfect lace gown, and with Ryan’s sharp ensemble and jaw-dropping florals by Nancy Liu Chin, everything was picture perfect. Doing a First Look after they got dressed allowed us to stop by a couple of roadside vineyards for some amazing portraits of the bride and groom. Seriously, they look like they belong on the cover of a magazine!
Venue: Auberge du Soleil / Hotel: Solage Calistoga / Dress: Ulla Maija Couture / Shoes: Stuart Weitzman / Groom’s Suit: Versace /
Florist: Nancy Liu Chin / Cake: Sweet on Cake / Ceremony Music: The Lawrence Strings Trio / Band: City Lights Dance Band /
Invitations: Lauren Chism Fine Papers
After a quiet stroll through the olive grove at Auberge, it was finally time to walk down the aisle. It was a proud yet bittersweet moment as Erin’s dad walked his last daughter down the aisle, knowing that she was being given into good hands. With breathtaking views of Napa Valley as their backdrop, Erin and Ryan tied the knot just before the sun began to set—nothing short of epic. As everybody enjoyed house-made wines and great company, it was soon nightfall, and time to get the party started!
Send offs are always the perfect way to end any day as fabulous as the one Erin and Ryan just had. They were escorted by a shower of rose petals and wild cheers as a final hurrah to the greatest day of their lives (thus far!). As they drove off into the night, I couldn’t help but think that this was the perfect beginning to their happily ever after. Best wishes to you both!