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  • Voted SA’s Number 1 Wedding Destination - the Barossa Valley, Australia’s best wine making region is THE location to create a romantic, stylish and visually captivating wedding. The Barossa’s world class vineyards, the historic chateaus, inns and churches, the modern wineries and estates, beget an abundance of wedding venues and locations for capturing artistic and enchanting wedding photo opportunities. The delectable fresh local produce and wine, the warm local hospitality and heavenly honeymoons… it’s no wonder more and more couples are choosing to celebrate their wedding day in the beautiful Barossa.
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A quirky, creative or heartfelt wedding message is a tell-tale sign its going to be an incredible day! Show guests how your love story unfolded, list the evening’s thirst quenching cocktails or lead  the way to the dance floor. Spell out a beautiful love quote on a wooden palette with hand-written calligraphy and rest it against your reception wall – it’s perfectly personalised wedding signage loved ones will admire all night! Consider your materials – gold mirrors for a glam look, wooden palettes for a rustic vibe, the options are endless! Check out some of our faves…

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HOW THEY MET: Whilst both living on campus at Newcastle University, the idea of a group road trip meant more than just fun and adventure for these two! A last minute seat exchange meant Tiffany conveniently wound up in Ben’s car, “I was in the back seat of a car with people I did not know,” laughs Tiffany. With a shared love of music and a sense of humour right on par the two hit it off immediately, singing ‘Let it rock’ in perfect sync from the back seat. This memorable car ride led to an undeniable chemistry and Tiffany explains, “After several more social gatherings together we became close friends, watching movies every night and sharing in college dinners…It was no secret to anyone that the sparks were flying!”

barossa wedding coupleWanting to do something different we decided to have a destination wedding. One night whilst watching television we saw the ‘Be Consumed’ advertisement for the Barossa Valley. We have always loved cheese and wine; Ben introduced me to wine with the understanding that, ‘You can never go past a Barossa shiraz’. Always wanting to go, we journeyed down to peruse wedding venues, and instantly found a second home.

During one of our tours of Seppeltsfield, we stumbled across this absolutely gorgeous pathway surrounded by trees. It was simply magic; we fell in love straight away. The beautiful Elm Walkway was our ceremony location. The late autumn shades were still present in mid-June, and the overcast day brought out amazing colour in the leaves offering natural rustic beauty. Seppeltsfield was a complete package; it had everything we wanted including a reception location ensuring convenience for our guests.

wedding carTiff+Ben-Wedding-411THE STYLE: With splashes of ‘Tiffany blue’ and a spectrum of greys this colour palette is sure to inspire those couples exchanging vows in the cooler Barossa months. Soft-to-touch fur coats drape the shoulders of the woman in white and her lavish ladies in waiting offering a formal flair to a vineyard setting. Handcrafted paper posies are a unique alternative to a wedding bouquet and complete the eclectic rural styling.

Tiff+Ben-Wedding-644tiff+beneditedTiff+Ben-Wedding-221I purchased a ‘mermaid’ style lace dress. It was beautifully fitted with a low back and lace cap sleeves. I wanted a timeless vintage look that effortlessly complemented pearls. I felt very classic and elegant putting on my dress that day. There was something very 1920’s glam about ‘dolling up’ in lace and pearls. The bridesmaids and I dyed our shoes ‘Tiffany blue’ to match the wedding theme and colour.

The wonderful team at La Bella Sposa styled my hair. I was looking for an upstyle style with a braid incorporated; they put in so much detail and executed it brilliantly. With makeup I was looking for something vintage and natural with bold lips. I love red and dark lipsticks and we worked together so well to create my perfect look. Continuing with the vintage style, La Bella Sposa also styled my bridesmaids’ hair and makeup with beautiful curls, volume and classic cat flicks on the eyes.

Tiff+Ben-Wedding-395tiff+benedited3We had a gorgeous white chocolate and raspberry cake, which we actually spotted at the Barossa Wedding Expo and decided we must have it. It was love at first bite! I arranged the bouquets using origami kusudama flowers. My sister actually showed me how to make them, and my lovely bridesmaids assisted me with the folding, gluing and arranging. Ben and I decorated the tables with our own centrepieces, lanterns, rose petals and black gemstones. On each table we incorporated the wine theme by placing name cards in cut out corks, and also perched a picture of each of the houses Ben and I had lived in together with a little ‘background story’ about each of them. Each guest also received an ‘eye spy’ scavenger hunt card. Ben and I incorporated a lot of DIY and customisation to bring a truly personal touch to the wedding. We had a magical time and our guests of all ages were blown away by the experience. It was raining up until a few short hours before the ceremony. The atmosphere, the food and the colours… it will stay with us forever.

tiff+benedited2Tiff+Ben-Wedding-183Tiff+Ben-Wedding-93We used the Seppeltsfield grounds for our photo locations including The Distillery, the Seppeltsfield car, the Elm Walkway and their beautiful vineyards, which were a gorgeous yellow colour against the greenery. After deciding on the Barossa Valley for our wedding we relied very heavily on the Barossa Bride website and travelled down especially for the Barossa Wedding Expo. Planning a wedding from a different state can seem challenging however it was made easy with the assistance of the Barossa Bride Magazine website directory and Facebook page.

After a short stay in the Barossa Valley as husband and wife, we drove back to Sydney to hop on a plane to New Zealand for our honeymoon. My biggest piece of advice would be to go to the Barossa Wedding Expo; it is wonderful for showcasing the businesses and personalities of the vendors and the Barossa. Everyone is happy to help interstate, and the locals were very welcoming while we were there.


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barossa chateau - barossa valleySay hello to a local Barossa Valley gem!

The beautiful Barossa Chateau is not only the host of our much-anticipated Barossa Wedding Expo on Sunday 8th November 2015, it also plays host to many of the region’s most incredible and breathtaking weddings. The romance of the vineyards and roses and the elegance of the Barrel Room will provide the most magnificent wedding venue the Barossa has to offer.

Let’s get-to-know the one of a kind location…

Add a splash of royalty to your special day and step into the garden that was opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 2002. Barossa Chateau sits in one of Australia’s most important rose gardens, of international significance. Combined with Lyndoch Hill, the overall estate covers an impressive 25 acres, and boasts over 22 acres of dedicated rose garden. The Chateau is the perfect backdrop for those very special vows, stunning views surrounded by 30,000 roses – what more could you ask for.

barossa-chateau3-editedThe warm intimacy of the Barrel Room reflects the heritage of the Barossa and is THE most breathtaking and spectacular space for a wedding reception, not to mention the décor can be personalised to make your day a truly unforgettable one.

barossa chateau barossa valley wedding venueEnter the Grand Ballroom and all of the dreams of your wedding day will come to life… The Grand Ballroom/Art Gallery is without doubt the most impressive feature, and the most breathtaking space in the estate. With mezzanine floor, and tall ceilings featuring the stunning trio of chandeliers, a vast floor area covered with glistening polished porcelain tiles.

barossa chateau barossa valleyOne of the largest collections of porcelain that you will ever see here in Australia is found at Barossa Chateau! Its awe-inspiring pieces that have to be seen to be believed. You’ll be mesmerised by the atmosphere and alluring charm of this very special and exclusive space.

barossa chateau barossa valleyBecome lost in the moment and start to picture your destination wedding day. Romanticise in the lush garden ceremony settings, immerse yourself in beautiful photo locations, a tailor-made reception, accommodation for you and your wedding guests, and perhaps a decadent recovery breakfast the next morning. Your wedding celebration truly becomes a weekend celebration and mini break for all those attending! Imagine your guests arriving the day before the wedding with time to catch up with friends and family, discovering what the Barossa has to offer.

Until we see all the fabulous couples at the Barossa Wedding Expo – take a moment to view the venue in all its glory with the splendid real wedding of Charmaine + Sam!

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Step aside LBD – it’s the ‘Little White Dress’ making its mark on wedding day fashion…

Whether you’re eloping, throwing a more casual wedding celebration or need something for your cocktail engagement party – the little white dress is your go-to and the perfect staple garment to keep in your wardrobe. Wearing a short wedding-worthy number is fresh and fashionable and will keep you infinitely cool in the warmer months. We’re loving these cute knee-length ensembles – peruse the looks and find the style that’s right for you!

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