Shannon & Jonathan

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Shannon & Jonathan

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Because Shannon and Jonathan are passionate about wine, they incorporated it into every aspect of their wedding. The rehearsal was at Jonathan’s family’s winery, and the couple performed a ‘wine ceremony’ in which they created their own blend.

Photography: JMM Photography Ceremony & Reception: The Inn at Oneonta Flowers: The Secret Garden Dessert: Macarons by Taste of Belgium Gown: short dress, Peter Langner Couture, Ultimate Bride; long dress, Augusta Jones, Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal Invitations: Christina Reinersman & Gina Heeg Bride’s Makeup: BRIDEface Bride’s Hair: Britta Kinman Decorations: Sally Rowland Interior Design Food: Jeff Thomas Catering

The couple also made the music personal. A friend of the bride played the intro song of the ceremony, a friend of the groom played the ceremony and cocktail hour acoustic, and a favorite local band, Off the Hook, performed at the reception. There was also a silent disco with a dub-step playlist and light show until five in the morning. “It was like mini-Bonaroo,” Shannon says.

The couple wanted their guests to really feel the love, so they had personal touches throughout the ceremony and reception, including a ‘”Family Tree” with pictures of relatives on their wedding days.

Shannon and Jonathan featured their favorite wines at the reception, and all of their decorations were wine-focused, including barrels, corks, and bottles.

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