A joyful wedding at Casa Bruciata in Umbria

Rain or shine, love knows no bounds, and Claire and Daniel’s wedding day at Tenuta di Casa Bruciata in the heart of Umbria was a testament to this timeless truth. With the Umbrian countryside as their backdrop, this English couple embarked on a journey of love and celebration, embracing every moment, raindrops and all. In this blog post, we delve into the magic of their wedding, share practical tips for couples planning an Umbria wedding, and unveil the enchantment of Casa Bruciata.

Highlights of the day

The beauty of embracing the rain

For many couples, the fear of rain on their wedding day looms large, but as seasoned photographers, we know that beauty can be found in every weather. As the skies opened up on Claire and Daniel’s wedding morning, they welcomed the rain with open arms, and little did they know that it would lead to breathtaking moments. Umbria’s charm, accentuated by rain’s gentle touch, added a touch of magic to their celebration, making their love story even more enchanting.

The getting ready

Having a wedding at Tenuta di Casa Bruciata

Nestled in the heart of the Umbrian countryside, Tenuta di Casa Bruciata stands as a haven of serenity and beauty, offering couples an idyllic setting for their dream wedding. This ancient villa, lovingly restored, exudes rustic elegance and embodies the spirit of Umbria. Surrounded by lush greenery and vineyards, it is a perfect destination for couples seeking an intimate and enchanting wedding in Italy.

Practical Tips for an Umbria Wedding

  1. Embrace the Weather: As Claire and Daniel showed us, embracing the weather can lead to magical moments and stunning photographs. Have a backup plan in case of rain, but don’t be afraid to venture outdoors and let nature paint the backdrop of your love story.
  2. Seasonal Flavors: Umbria is known for its delectable cuisine, and incorporating seasonal flavors into your wedding menu will delight the taste buds of your guests. From truffles to local wines and olive oil, savor the authentic flavors of this charming region.
  3. Explore Umbria’s Treasures: Plan pre-wedding or post-wedding excursions to explore Umbria’s treasures. From medieval towns like Assisi and Perugia to the picturesque Lake Trasimeno and Cascata delle Marmore, there’s no shortage of enchanting spots to create lasting memories.

The ceremony

Highlights of what you can visit in Umbria

Umbria, the enchanting “Green Heart of Italy,” invites you to explore its treasures and create unforgettable memories beyond your wedding day. This picturesque region boasts a wealth of cultural and natural attractions that will captivate your senses. Visit the charming medieval town of Assisi, where the sacred beauty of Basilica di San Francesco resonates with spiritual significance. Wander through the cobblestone streets of Perugia, renowned for its historic architecture, vibrant art scene, and delectable chocolate. Discover the tranquility of Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake in central Italy, offering serene waterside vistas and opportunities for boating and hiking. Cascata delle Marmore, a magnificent waterfall nestled amidst lush greenery, is a sight to behold. Whether exploring ancient hilltop towns, sampling exquisite local wines, or immersing yourselves in the rich history of this region, Umbria promises an authentic and unforgettable experience.

The couple session

The settings

As the rain cleared, the sun graced Claire and Daniel’s wedding day with its warm glow. Against the backdrop of Casa Bruciata’s beautifully decorated flower arch, they exchanged heartfelt vows, sealing their love in the presence of their cherished loved ones. The magic of the Umbrian countryside, coupled with the talented touch of designer Roberta Turco, created an ambiance of romance that was second to none.

As photographers, we had the privilege of capturing Claire and Daniel’s deep connection during their couple photo session just downhill from Casa Bruciata. Their love radiated through each frame, creating a visual narrative that will be cherished for generations to come. Amidst the picturesque scenery of Umbria, their photographs showcased a love story that was as timeless as the rolling vineyards.

ss: Claire and Daniel’s wedding day unfolded with laughter, joy, and heartfelt hugs. The courtyard of Casa Bruciata became a stage for love and celebration, where delicious Italian food brought smiles to the faces of all in attendance. As the day turned into night, under the moonlit sky, they swayed to a romantic dance, sealing their memories with a touch of magic.

Table settings and dinner

Umbrian typical food

As Claire and Daniel’s guests indulged in the flavors of Umbria during their wedding celebration, they discovered a world of gastronomic treasures that left them enchanted. Umbria’s cuisine is deeply rooted in tradition, with a focus on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Truffles, a regional specialty, take center stage in many dishes, adding an earthy and rich flavor to pasta, risotto, and even scrambled eggs. Olive oil from the region’s ancient groves infuses dishes with a distinctive taste, while hearty and rustic bread forms the perfect accompaniment to the region’s delectable cheeses and cured meats.

During their reception at Casa Bruciata, Claire and Daniel’s guests were treated to a delightful array of Umbrian delicacies, such as wild boar stew, umbricelli pasta with black truffles, and porchetta—a succulent roasted pork dish seasoned with aromatic herbs. Paired with the finest wines from the surrounding vineyards, Umbria’s culinary offerings created a harmonious symphony of flavors that left a lasting impression on all.

For couples planning an Umbria wedding, incorporating these gastronomic delights into the wedding menu will undoubtedly add a touch of authentic charm and delight their guests’ palates. Embrace the culinary treasures of Umbria, savoring each bite as you embark on a culinary journey that celebrates the essence of this enchanting region.

Let’s party!

An intimate wedding at casa Bruciata

Claire and Daniel’s Umbria wedding at Tenuta di Casa Bruciata was a celebration of love, joy, and embracing the magic of every moment, rain or shine. For couples seeking an enchanting destination wedding in the heart of Italy, Umbria beckons with its timeless charm and captivating landscapes. Casa Bruciata, nestled amidst vineyards and picturesque countryside, offers the perfect setting for an intimate and love-filled celebration.

As we reflect on Claire and Daniel’s love story, we extend practical tips to couples planning their own Umbria wedding, encouraging them to embrace the beauty of the region and all it has to offer. We, Ludovica & Valerio, are ready to capture the magic of your love story, weaving it into a tapestry of cherished moments that will forever shine in your hearts. Whether amidst the gentle touch of raindrops or under the sunlit skies of Umbria, let your love story unfold in the enchanting embrace of Casa Bruciata, as timeless as the rolling vineyards of this mesmerizing region.

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