Archive for 'Winery Wedding'

We were thrilled when we heard that our longtime friend D’Arcy wrote to say she was getting married, and they had picked the perfect venue. We love photographing winery weddings. They are simple and romantic, the landscape offering some of Missouri’s best backdrops for such a beautiful occasion. Among some of the best winery event spaces is Chandler Hill Vinyard. It was an honor to celebrate with Dean and D’Arcy and capture all their personal and beautiful details. 

Dean & D’Arcy ~  St Louis Wedding Photography

Wedding Ceremony and Reception/Catering ~ Chandler Hill

Hair  ~ The Bend Salon

Photography ~ Beautiful Mess Photography


Good morning photography lovers!  Today’s wedding post is from the end of summer at Mount Pleasant Winery just outside St. Louis.   David and Becca celebrated their marriage in an intimate ceremony, looking out on the fruited plain, under spacious skies.  From top to bottom their event was draped with some of my favorite flowers of 2016, by Style Altar’d.  Best of all, the support and unity of their friends and family.

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David & Rebecca ~ St Louis Wedding Photography

Wedding Ceremony & Reception ~ Mount Pleasant Winery

Florist ~ Style Altar’d

Cake ~ Wicked Wisk

Wedding Gown Boutique ~ David’s Bridal

Invitations ~ Invitations By Dawn

Hair and Makeup  ~ Beauty by Whitney

DJ ~ The Scott Laytham and Karl Holmes Duo

Photography ~ Beautiful Mess Photography

We have shot weddings at wineries all over Missouri and Illinois, but this was our first trip to Chaumette Winery in Ste. Genevieve.  Let me just say, when you hang a chandelier in a barn, you are speaking my language! This venue was the perfect setting for Jon and Katie’s romantic, spring wedding.  Although it rained most of the morning, the blue sky came out just in time for their outdoor ceremony.  Katie designed all their paper products herself, based on timeless themes with green and pink throughout. The gorgeous bouquets were by local florist Connie’s by the Bunch.  After a fantastic dinner and cake cutting, (fantastic cake by The Blue Owl Bakery), guests gathered around the fire pit to roast marshmallows.  The night was glorious with dancing and toasting Jon’s and Katie’s new life together.  It was an honor and pleasure to be a part of their wedding day.  Here are some of my photographer favs!
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It is always a pleasure to shoot a wedding at Chandler Hill Vinyards.  The scenery is perfect for vintage Missouri weddings, and the staff is always wonderful to work with.  We were so excited when Jeremy and Chrissy told us they were having their fall wedding there, in the rolling vineyards of the winery.