In addition, while not available for ceremonies, additional wineries are listed as venues for such wedding-related events as family gatherings, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers.
Winery weddings – unique, romantic, unforgettable – are hot, with more and more brides-to-be dreaming of lush vineyards and picturesque wineries as the perfect setting for a perfect day.
But which winery, where? Winery Wedding Guide, www.wineryweddingguide.com is doing the searching for them. Organized by state and region, the guide is a definitive listing of those wineries among the nation’s some 6,000 with the permits and facilities to provide a winery-wedding celebration. The listing is able to be all-inclusive because no winery pays to be listed.
In addition to Michigan, to date the guide’s definitive list include California, Oregon, Washington, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Texas..
Some wineries offer complete soup-to-nuts packages, able to arrange everything from an elegant suite for changing into wedding finery to an off-to-your-
Winery Wedding Guide, www.wineryweddingguide.com, is conceived by Yvonne Horn, an award-winning travel journalist who also writes about wine and wineries.
She is a member of the Society of America Travel Writers, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Travel Journalists Guild. See www.yvonnehorn.com for more information.
Yvonne Horn may be contacted at wineryweddings@