A Blend of Cultures: The Enchanting Wedding of Covey and Virginia at Quinta dos Machados, Portuga

In the picturesque landscape of Mafra, Portugal, on November 13, 2022, an American couple, Covey and Virginia, embarked on a new chapter of their lives. Their destination wedding at Quinta dos Machados was a beautiful blend of American and Portuguese traditions, creating an unforgettable celebration of love and unity.

Covey and Virginia had long been enamored with Portugal’s warm climate, friendly people, and rich cultural heritage. Therefore, Mafra, with its rolling hills, beautiful gardens, and charming architecture, was the perfect choice for their wedding. The day was filled with love, laughter, and plenty of happy tears, making it a truly memorable occasion.

The bride looked stunning in a classic white trumpet-shaped gown, while the groom was dashing in his stylish tuxedo. They exchanged vows in front of their closest family and friends, surrounded by the beauty of Quinta dos Machados’ gardens and stunning flower arrangements by Happy Day Events. The couple’s joy and happiness were infectious, bringing smiles to everyone’s faces.

One of the day’s highlights was the couple’s first dances with their parents, setting the tone for a fun yet emotional evening. Adding a touch of Portuguese flavor to the celebration, guests were served ginja, a traditional Portuguese cherry liqueur, at the end of the meal.

Every detail of the wedding was carefully planned and executed. Olivia from Nulyweds created a truly magical atmosphere for the couple and their guests. The Quinta’s catering team served up a delectable spread of traditional Portuguese dishes and drinks, ensuring that no wedding celebration was complete without a feast.

The wedding at Quinta dos Machados was a true celebration of love and commitment. It was a beautiful and memorable event, filled with love and laughter, and the perfect mix of American and Portuguese traditions. The infectious joy of Covey and Virginia brought smiles to everyone’s faces, making it a day to remember.

The enchanting photographs of the day were captured by Rita Santana Photography, preserving the memories of this beautiful event for years to come. Congratulations to the newlyweds, and here’s to a lifetime of happiness together!

Associated Vendors

Reception Venue: Quinta dos Machados
Photographer: Rita Santana Photography