Category Archives: Real weddings

Valentina&Ruben – a Tuscan dream

I hope you will enjoy this post about Valentina and Ruben’s romantic wedding, their charming portraits captured in the golden light of sunset in Il Rigo’s backyard.This young couple completely fell in love with the rolling hills of Val d’Orcia and chose to celebrate the ceremony on our terrace, facing the town of Pienza.At the time, I remember the garden … Continue reading

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A wedding behind the scenes – in the cut flower garden

July, 5:00 am, 30° C. This summer of 2017 was one of the driest and hottest I can remember. That’s why I almost cannot believe we were able to grow such a multitude of beautiful flowers in our garden successfully. The flowers are a passion of mine, but they are also part of our business as these beauties are grown … Continue reading

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Barbara and Marc – Tuscan summer memories

For weeks, I have been so excited thinking about the moment that I could finally share some pictures taken by Jeannine Alfes of the day before Barbara and Marc‘s wedding. She couldn’t have done a better job of capturing the atmosphere of a wedding at Il Rigo. As you can see, weddings last more than a single day here!Imagine a … Continue reading

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A journey together: Marc and Barbara August 2016 – the wedding day

This summer I had the great pleasure and honour to host the wedding of Barbara and Marc. We hosted them as guests for the first time in 2015, and they returned twice after that — not just to discuss all of the wedding details together but, I suppose, because they started to feel as if they belonged to Il Rigo … Continue reading

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Gareth and Jen – June 2016 – A word about this blog and Graceful natural wedding in Valdorcia

Outside it is raining and, whether we like it or not, we have to stop the olive harvest and wait for the sun to come out. So here I am, looking through old wedding photos, at smiling faces and sunny afternoons, and telling you more about one of my favourite 2016 weddings! A word about this blog I would like … Continue reading

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Dario&Rebecca May 2016 – Ceremony at San Galgano and Italian-Scottish party

Wedding Date: May 28 2016 Number of Guests:  50 Wedding Reception: Agriturismo Il Rigo Catering and wedding cake: Agriturismo Il Rigo Flowers and bouquet: Agriturismo Il Rigo Civil ceremony:  San Galgano (Chiusdino) Official photographer: Marco Fantauzzo I know, it has been quiet long time that I didn’t write a post about our real weddings. The point is that we have … Continue reading

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Cecilia&Joe in August 2015 – sparkling, funny, unconventional party!

I could not wait longer to share the story and the pictures of the wedding of Cecilia and Joe! This was for sure on of the funniest party I organized, with a lot of young  people, very good live music and light harts! Looking at this joyful pictures I can only be proud that they spend this moments with us. … Continue reading

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Camilla&Alessandro in September 2015 – Family reunion and intimate wedding

Wedding Date: September 12 th 2015 Number of Guests:  20 Wedding Reception: Agriturismo Il Rigo Catering and wedding cake: Agriturismo Il Rigo Flower design: Agriturismo Il Rigo Official photographer: Lorenzo Poli This was the last wedding of 2015, in the beginning of September, and the smallest that we hosted. Camilla and Alessandro wanted to combine this happy event with a … Continue reading

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Manuela&Simon in September 2015 – very sweet little things

Wedding Date: September 6th 2015 Number of Guests:  30 Symbolic Ceremony and Wedding Reception: Agriturismo Il Rigo Catering and wedding cake: Agriturismo Il Rigo Flower design: Agriturismo Il Rigo Official photographer: Alessandro Giannini Photographer Simon and Manuela chose Il Rigo after being here as our guest some years ago. They were looking for a place to spend some time with … Continue reading

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M+D in July 2015 – Planting-a-Cypress ceremony and relaxed outdoor party

2015 is being as intense season for weddings at Il Rigo! Today’s wedding was celebrated last month, during one of the hottest July of the past years! However Marie and David were not down-hearted at all but the were inclined to enjoy as much as possible the party with their friends! They spend the morning of their big day they … Continue reading

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