Real wedding: Emily + Adam

We chose Bedell Cellars in the North Fork because we wanted a venue that reflected our love for the outdoors and wine, of course. Adam’s parents have been vacationing in the North Fork for years and we thought that it would be fun to introduce our friends and family to the wine country of Long Island at what we called a “mini-destination wedding” with a weekend of events in Greenport and Cutchogue. The house we rented in Greenport was a gorgeous restored boathouse from the 1800s with huge doors at either end of the house and was a great gathering spot for the wedding party all weekend.

Fortunately, Mother Nature cooperated on the day of the wedding and it couldn’t be any more glorious! The day was perfect in every way… good food, wine, friends and The Stingers had the entire party dancing from the minute they started. I absolutely loved the “Audiobooth” — I’ve watched it over and over again! We also set up a pie bar for dessert with five of our favorite fresh fruit pies from Briermere Farms in Riverhead, which was a big hit.

A piece of advice for brides-to-be is that the bridesmaids, my mom and I were so glad we had Merrell, the make-up artist, on hand for touch-ups throughout the night. She was fabulous and I felt like a million bucks. All of our vendors were incredible. Brooklyn Bride was a great resource and inspiration during the planning.

Vendors:

Dress – Lela Rose
Shoes – Jimmy Choo

Necklace – Badgley Mischka
Make-Up – Merrell Smith from Space NK

Groom’s Suit – Michael Andrews Bespoke

Bridemaid Dresses – J. Crew

Flowers – Denise Fasanello
Catering – Brent Newsom Catering

Cake & Pie Bar – Butta’ Cakes, Greenport; Briemere Farms, Riverhead
Cake Topper – Fancie Fannie’s (the topper includes our dog and cat!)

Music – The Stingers Band

Calligraphy – Goodhue Designs

Invitations, programs, table numbers, menus – I designed them, but the “Emily & Adam” logo was by Emilie Friday calligraphy and letterpress (for invites) was by Ajalon Printing.

Venue – Bedell Cellars
Photographer – Tory Williams

[images from Tory Williams Photography]

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  1. Angela

    gorgeous! i’m intrigued by not knowing what an “audiobooth” is. anyone know what that is?

  2. Love the wine theme and the all-around comfortable feel of the wedding! Pretty pretty bride!

  3. Looks like this was a really relaxed wedding, just love the style of photography.

    Thanks

  4. i love these photos! i have been trying to think of something unique to do with the escort cards-i love the wine cork idea! thanks for posting such great inspiration 🙂

  5. It was a lovely wedding , an experienced to remember !!

  6. Lovely! And I love the bride and groom in the back of the red truck!

  7. I love this! Such sweet flowers and colors.

  8. This looks like a beautiful ceremony, love the outdoorsy vibe.

  9. First of all,I think the couple look good together with the blushing bride looking quite beautiful in her wedding dress.The bridesmaids look quite elegant as well in their pretty dresses.

  10. Jess

    I’d love to know where that poster or save the date (not sure which) that looks like a vintage advertisement came from!!

  11. Steph

    I too would love to know where they got the poster save the date ! I am looking for something similar…I am also getting married at Bedell. Hope to hear from you

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