Lauren and Josh had their wedding at Raphael Winery in New York and it was all about transcending cultures and celebrating with their favorite people. These two make each other laugh so much; it’s so evident in their photos. Raphael Winery is a family-owned winery where European grapes are harvested entirely by hand. This wedding had rustic elegance with customized corn hole yard games to wanders amidst sprouting vineyards and working wine cellars.
It’s all in the Details
Finding ways to highlight the value of family and heritage was extremely important to Lauren and Josh. There were antiques from Lauren’s grandmother, thank you gifts of Canadian maple syrup from Josh’s homeland, Quebec, and wooden flower planter centerpieces handmade by Lauren’s father. Not to mention the seating signage was designed by none other than the groom himself. Careful attention was paid to every detail.
It’s hard to put exactly into words the extent to which an incredible love-filled Lauren & Josh’s wedding day. From’s Josh’s gentle gaze to Lauren’s blushing glances, it’s easy to see how their’s is a relationship built on a mutual caring highlighted with a trend toward having a great time.
Photography: Bethany Michaela Photography | Ceremony Venue: St John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church | Reception Venue & Catering: Raphael Winery | Bride Getting Ready: Hotel Indigo | Florals: Flowers by Burton | Transportation: Northfork Trolley | Photobooth: Irish Photo Booth | Makeup: Perfectly Blended Makeup | Hair: Pinned and Proper | Cake: Toni Oppenheimer with Almond Cake, Fresh Strawberries & Cream Filling plus Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mousse Filling & Shavings by Have Your Cake Ltd | Linens: Silk Burlap by Raphael Winery | Invitations: EPC Design | Favour Tags: Elli & Wedding Paper Divas | Place Cards: Vistaprint | Videographer: Yellow Hook Productions | DJ: DJ Excel | Bride’s Dress: Alvina Valenta at Bridal Reflections | Bride’s Veil: Promise Couture | Bride’s Hair Accessory & Jewelry: BHLDN | Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka at Nordstrom | Groom’s Attire: Tommy Hilfiger at Macy’s | Groom’s Shoes: Cole Haan | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Bill Levkoff at Bridal Reflections | Custom Drawing of Bride & Groom’s Attire: My Dreamlines | Specialy Cocktail: Manhattan (Groom’s) & Red/White Sangria (Bride’s) | Rings: Brian Gavin