Maayan & Lior’s Intimate Napa River Elopement
Renowned for its wines, culinary delights, temperate climate, and natural beauty, the Napa Valley attracts millions of visitors a year. These factors no doubt make the area a popular destination for weddings and elopements as well.
This summer, Maayan and Lior, who live in Palo Alto, chose to elope to elegant Milliken Creek Inn & Spa, a hidden retreat set alongside the Napa River. When we arrived, we found our couple giddily erecting their own chuppah on the manicured meadow just outside their suite. Shortly after, their rabbi and two friends joined us. Their friends served as witnesses and ringbearers, and also did double-duty as the iPhoneographer and DJ.
After some words in the suite and the signing of the ketubah (which Lior designed himself using their own personal vows rather than traditional wording), we processed to the waterfront chuppah. Maayan looked stunning in a white gown with lace…
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