Vineyard weddings are so timeless and beautiful, yet I haven’t done very many vineyard inspiration boards. I thought I’d use one of my new favorite fall colors, aubergine, and use it in this formal, rustic vineyard wedding board. Grapes, violets, an intimate candlelit dinner. Change the floral and harvest elements slightly, and this venue and color scheme could work in any season.

Mood: formal, intimate, vineyard
Palette: grape purple, vine green

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Top row from left: al fresco candelabras, bouquet photo by Gemma Comas, cake and Oscar de la Renta dress both from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 2: grape centerpiece, invitation by Wiley Valentine via Oh So Beautiful Paper, Merryvale’s cask room photo by Jen Siska
Row 3: violet seating card table by Ariella Chezar, dress by Jenny Yoo, violet nosegay by Artfool, ring pillow from The Knot
Row 4: tweed jacket, shoes photo by The Image is Found from Events of Love & Splendor, photo by Mulberry Photo

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  1. Shana

    I’ve always loved the idea of a vineyard wedding – so romantic! Well done again, Kathryn!

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  2. Kristi

    Oh my dear, this causes me to long for a romantic New Years Eve at Blackstar Farms… Do check out their website for some VERY inspiring photos if you get a chance: here:

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  3. Cheryl at

    the purple is so divine and inspiring!

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  4. Kristy@RiceInk

    oooh the ring pillow and shoes are gorgeous…never a big fan of purple but here the color is just so rich and elegant!

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  5. Melissa DiStefano

    So Beautiful! I want to hop a plane right now to Italy. It is just so romantic. This would be perfect for a wedding we are planning right now!

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  6. Amy@Fiancé Meeting You Here

    Ahh! This is perfection!

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  7. Molly Jean

    Ok, officially the most beautiful inspiration board I’ve ever seen. I LOVE THIS!

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  8. Muffy

    This is SO charming!!!

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  9. nole

    So beautiful! We considered having a vineyard wedding at first, before changing to a garden wedding, but I still think vineyard weddings are just gorgeous. And I’m also loving aubergine this season…

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  10. citysage

    Love this one! I agree that aubergine is such a lovely color full of possibility—it can be mysterious and dramatic, warm and rustic, or outdoors sophisticated as you’ve done here.And I thought I recognized a Jenny Yoo dress in there! I ordered my bridesmaids’ gowns from there and I couldn’t have been more thrilled with how they turned out!

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  11. AnnaLiza

    oh i loove this! we live out here in wine country (temecula) and it’s beautiful wine country, winter weather. amazing job as usual! thank yoU!

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  12. littlewinterbride

    gorgeous! of course I’m a big fan of violets…love the card table with the deep purple pansies…wish my florist had thought of that

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  13. Leslie

    Ooh I can’t get enough of purple – this one is beautiful!

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  14. Caroline

    Ooh, this reminds me of that lovely old Laura Ashley grapevine pattern…

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  15. Renee

    I love aubergine. It’s so funny how purple alone never really impresses me, but the aubergine tone, just a few shades darker, could be so dramatic and beautiful!

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  16. Laura

    Ahhh! I’ve been combing your archives and pinning up a storm over your beautiful inspiration boards! Thank you so much! My fiance and I are going back to his home (Torino, Piedmont area) in 3 weeks to plan our wedding in October/November 2013. I’ve been waiting for an Italian-themed board. THIS IS IT!! Thanks!

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