When the words “destination” and “wedding” and “Umbira” are all used in one thought, your pulse is bound to quicken. Picture a totally glam, yet somehow laid back and casual wedding set amongst the olive trees. One long table under a twinkly-lit tent. A couple that is off the carts gorgeous. Are you ready for this beautiful soiree from The Knot in Italy + Brooke Merrill?
From the celebrant… While thinking of Italy and above all a wedding in Italy, your imagination goes to Tuscany or Lakes district. However Italy is quite big and offers lots unique spots to have a personalized celebration.
When Arianne & Colin decided to tie the knot in Italy, they have never thought about Umbria. The laziest of the Italian regions, just in the middle of the country, located at few miles from Florence and Rome. Word-wide famous for the red wine, truffles, and jazz festival, this incredible tiny region offers amazing setting for a romantic wedding ceremonies and parties. Thanks to Rossana, the wedding planner the whole wedding party reached Tenuta di Canonica in Todi.
Arianne, worked for months on the idea of a multicolored palette mixing all the rustic and country elements of the venue with her own glamour and elegant style. A special thanks to Brooke Merrill for the beautiful photos, she captured this perfect mix between a romantic multicolored ceremony among the olive groves and the relaxing traditional Italian aperitif. At sunset the dinner with a great view: a big marquis with one single family style table light up the whole property with chandeliers, candles and hundreds of real grapes as tablescape: like a modern “Baccanale” where food, wines and candles lights created and unbelievable atmosphere. Gelato and tiramisù have been served at midnight to celebrate the newly wed, and Aaron Colbert and his music turned the lazy Tenuta in an incredible disco, beyond imagination.
Photography: Brooke Merrill | Wedding Planner: Rossana Sapori | Floral Design: Roberto Fiori | Wedding Dress: Vera Wang | Ceremony: Tenuta Di Canonica | Reception Venue: Tenuta Di Canonica | DJ: Aaron Colbert | Groom's Attire: Versace | Celebrant: Franco Picchialepri | Ceremony Music: Lorenzo Borneo | Bridal Shoes: Manolo Blahnik | DJ Equipment & Lighting: Alma Project | Marquis: Preludio Noleggio | Video: Paolo Manzi | Wedding Dress For The Dinner: Christian Dior