Virginia is home to some of the best winery wedding venues and the finest Virginia wine. With it's sprawling landscapes backed by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia wineries make the perfect location for a wedding just outside the hustle and bustle of the city. 

Virginia boasts dozens and dozens of gorgeous winery wedding venues from Early Mountain to Morais Vineyards, from Pippin Hill to Barboursville Vineyards. It's easy to envision saying "I do" at one of the many Virginia winery wedding venues.

And as you walk the grounds of your perfect venue, I’ll capture photos that will grace your home for decades to come. I will record your preparations, your first look, your well as capture images of you dancing for the first time as husband and wife in your reception space.

And you’ll always remember how beautiful your day truly was at your Virginia winery wedding venue.


"Imagine your wedding day in the heart of Virginia's wine country with the Blue Ridge Mountains behind you in a venue that is both luxurious and close to nature. Make Mine Virginia Wine...Virginia is home to some of the best winery wedding venues. Come see all it has to offer."
- Michelle Lieb of Lieb Photographic 

"Early Mountain offers beauty, stately modern facilities & luxurious amenities perfect for your ceremony and reception. Imagine your winery wedding with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge foothills followed by an intimate sit-down dinner served with award-winning wines and elegant cuisine in our beautiful event hall. Couples adore our rustic fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, and flexible inside/outside spaces, as well as our cozy honeymoon cottage nestled in the vineyards. Visit us & we’re sure you'll fall in love."

-early mountain vineyards

"Spectacular indoor and outdoor spaces make King Family Vineyards a versatile & accommodating year-round venue for your wedding. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, guests will enjoy panoramic mountain views, a charming Carriage House, and award-winning wines."

-king family vineyards

Morais Vineyards

"Morais Vineyards & Winery is an elegant wedding venue located just outside of Washington, D.C. This romantic vineyard venue features a variety of indoor and outdoor wedding locations that will have your guests swooning. The large ballroom is the perfect place for grandiose wedding day celebrations, while the impressive courtyards and terraces make the perfect setting for an unforgettable cocktail hour. This elegant venue features a variety of breathtaking balconies perfect for wedding day photos."
- Morais Vineyards

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King Family Vineyards

"Spectacular indoor and outdoor spaces make King Family Vineyards a versatile & accommodating year-round venue for your wedding. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, guests will enjoy panoramic mountain views, a charming Carriage House, and award-winning wines."
-King Family Vineyards

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Early Mountain Vineyards

"A stunning wedding venue in Madison, Virginia, Early Mountain Vineyards offers couples panoramic views and luxurious amenities to celebrate their big day. A destination wedding venue for almost a decade, the venue creates memories for those in the Charlottesville, Washington D.C., Richmond areas and beyond." 
- Early Mountain Vineyards


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Old House Vineyards

Old House Vineyards is located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Historic Culpeper. The lush vineyard offers an island for the ceremony and a screened enclosed pavilion for receptions. The outdoor fireplace with patio seating and the "old house" adds a comfort and charm to the wedding day,

Should we both get ready at our venue?


Absolutely! If your venue has a lovely bridal suite and groom's lounge, I highly recommend it. I also recommend keeping the area clean and full of natural light for the preparation photos. View some beautiful images of the bride getting ready at Morais Vineyards HERE!

A FEW OF my MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT photographing Virginia Winery Weddings

Where do you recommend taking our family portraits?

I will give you the opportunity months prior to your wedding day to give me feedback for your preferred locations. I always do a site visit and preferably a walk-through for venues at which I have yet to photograph. My favorite locations for family portraits involve the most lovely spots with the most complimentary lighting scenarios. View a wedding with multiple family portrait locations HERE.

What time should we schedule our ceremony to begin?

I work very closely with you and your wedding planner to ensure that you start your ceremony with enough time for the images prior as well as time for golden hour portraits and a steady reception start time. Before you set a start time, let's chat about sunset for your time of year and your wedding day priorities. View a perfectly time wedding day HERE.

What if it rains on my wedding day?

No one wants rain on their wedding day! But if it does rain, your day will still be perfect and your images will be stunning! I have photographed on rainy days and even in hurricanes! I will scout out all the choice locations at your venue and familiarize myself with plan B, C, D and E! Your day will still be as lovely as ever. View highlights from a rainy wedding day HERE.

Should a bride consider bridal portraits?

A thousand times YES! A bridal portrait session provides the opportunity for a bride to prepare for her Big Day with a private session devoted just to her. Bridal portraits do not always happen at golden hour on the wedding day, so a session months prior to the big day provides those gorgeous images in the prettiest light of the day. And they make the BEST surprise wedding day present for the groom! Peruse some of my favorites HERE. And be sure to search the blog for "bridal portraits" to see many more.

Do you recommend any other vendors for my Charlottesville wedding?

Yes I do! I have a wonderful and exclusive list of preferred wedding professionals. Many of them are familiar with the Charlottesville area wedding venues. I provide all of my booked couples with a comprehensive online bridal guide complete with preferred professionals. I'm glad to help match you with the vendors who could be the perfect fit for your style and budget. Find out more about my process HERE.

Meet Michelle


I understand that you want photographs you can't stop looking at because they capture an authentic joy encased in a romantic, classic image of you at your best moments together. That's why I plan to be fully present with you, listening to your questions and your vision, encouraging you and showing you how beautiful you are together. Serving you well and creating a curated collection of fine art images of your favorite moments is at the heart of what I do. I want to bless you by making this process fun, simple and enjoyable. My heart is to give you an incredible photographic experience from beginning to end. 

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Whether you’re planning a Virginia winery wedding or somewhere else in Virginia (or beyond!), I would love to be considered for your day. 

If you’re interested in working with me, the best way to reach me is by either filling out the form or sending an e-mail to with your wedding date and location. If you’ve filled out the form and haven’t heard from me in a few days, please email me directly.


I WOULD LOVE TO serve you on YOUR big DAY!

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