Elegant wedding in Tuscany with olive and citrus details
Are you planning a rehearsal dinner before your wedding? A formal dinner is nice but we just love the idea of a relaxed gathering with handmade wood-fired pizzas like Malin and Thiago's pre-wedding get-together in Cortona, Italy. Preludio Catering made delicious pizzas on site at Villa Montanare, a charming hidden wedding venue in Tuscany with breathtaking panoramic views over the Val d’Esse and Val di Chiana Valley.
Guests mingled at tables decorated by Weddings by Silke with Silk and Willow table runners, lemons, and mixed herbs including rosemary, thyme, mint, lavender, and sage. The handmade pizzas were arranged on wooden boards with pine cones, tomato vines, eggplants, and basil plants filled wooden crates that were repurposed as décor.
"Everything was perfect," bride Malin says of the kick-off party. "We couldn't imagine a warmer welcome for all our guests who were traveling so far to join us on our best day ever."
With such a gorgeous pre-wedding gathering, it's little wonder that Malin and Thiago's actual wedding was such an effortlessly elegant affair. We love all the details, from Malin's fishtail braid and Thiago's monogrammed loafers to the olive and lavender wedding cake and simply stunning setting at Villa Montanare.