Buongiorno a tutti! Grab your caffè and pull up a chair – your Friday is about to get a whole lot better! Today we’re sharing a classically elegant affair, with a seriously charming couple. Michele and Elena, a Tuscan from Siena and a Russian beauty, though based in Moscow, chose beautiful Tuscany for their nuptials at the Castello di Meleto.
The Pieve di Spaltenna was the backdrop of the romantic ceremony. Elena got dressed in the Virginia Suite of the castle and made her way to the pieve on the arm of her father, where the groom and their guests were awaiting their arrival. Both Italian and Russian family and friends looked on with teary eyes and afterwards, congratulated the happy couple with hugs and kisses, a fantastic opportunity for memorable group photos with the picturesque view behind them.
On board a vintage Fiat 850 Spider, Michele and Elena made their way towards the castle. A rich aperitif buffet of Tuscan delicacies was served in the castle garden, along with many glasses of wonderful Prosecco! As the sun set over them, the bride and groom made their triumphant entrance in the scuderie or stables, where an elegant Tuscan dinner was served. Of course the meal could not be complete without fabulous red and white wines to accompany the delicious food!
At the end of dinner, outside of the stables, underneath a starry night sky dotted with hanging candles, a master pastry chef prepared a luscious millefoglie wedding cake covered with chantilly cream and strawberries. Accompanied by the music of “One” by U2, the couple toasted their future with a bottle of champagne. An illuminated path then lead guests to the front of the castle where the girls gathered to catch the bouquet, to -what else? – Beyonce’s “Single Ladies”! Everyone danced the night away within the ancient castle walls, while indulging in classic cocktails from the American bar.
We wish Michele and Elena all the best!
CREDITS: Wedding Planner: Blanc Ricevimenti / Location & Catering: Castello di Meleto / Flowers: Andrea Floral Atelier / Music & Entertainment: Chiara Trallori / Look Maker: Daniela Delia / Photographer: Studio David Bastianoni