Knapp Winery Wedding – Kathi & Michael!

Syracuse Wedding

Kathi & Michael were married at Knapp Winery on Cayuga Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes and what a beautiful day it was!  Please enjoy the photographs and leave a comment below to let Kathi & Michael know what you think!
bride portrait
Go way back on the blog and you’ll find Kelly’s Mirbeau Inn & Spa wedding!  It was great to be a part of another historic day for this beautiful family!
bride, sisters, & mom getting ready
bride portrait on Cayuga Lake
I absolutely had to share this mother-daughter moment!
bride and mother on Cayuga Lake
1930 DeSoto Wedding Car
Kathi’s floral arrangements were created by Sam Rao Florists
bride's bouquet from Sam Rao Florist
bride in DeSoto wedding car
groom portrait at finger lakes vineyard
wedding ceremony at finger lakes vineyard
wedding ceremony at Cayuga Lake vineyard
wedding ceremony at knapp winery
wedding at knapp vineyard
bride and groom in vineyard
wedding photography at knapp winery
finger lakes vineyard photography
table setting at Knapp Winery
knapp winery restaurant
I couldn’t believe the color that we were seeing in the sky so I asked Kathi & Michael if we could take a little break from dinner to take advantage…
finger lakes winery sunset
Cake by Club 86 Bagels and Cakes in Geneva.
wedding cake with grapes for winery wedding
Yes, that is frosting on Kathi’s face!  Yes, Michael was the one to initiate the “incident.”
bride with cake on face
The sky kept giving!
sunset wedding photo at Knapp Winery
first dance in barrel room at Knapp Winery


  1. Kelly Stevens

    Another wonderful wedding you captured, Chris! Great job 🙂

    • Chris

      Thanks so much Kelly! It was great to see you and Mike again!

  2. Kelly Stevens

    Kath and Mike- you guys looked glorious!

  3. Jackie Penfield

    Kathi – Great pictures and the pure joy is so evident on your faces. Congratulations!!!

  4. Dana Butler

    What lovely pictures!! Can’t wait to hear all about the day and the honeymoon. Congratulations to you both.

  5. Jen McLaughlin

    You look so beautiful! I can tell on both yours and Michael’s faces that the day was just perfect. Congrats to you both!

  6. Pam Socker

    Kathi – What a beautiful bride. Everything looked so amazing. We can tell a lot of love went into everything! Congratulations!!

  7. Brittany McVea

    Congrats Kathi! You look beautiful and so happy!

  8. Teresa McVea

    Congratulations Kathi! You make a beautiful bride. The pictures say you had a terrific day. All the best!

  9. Patti Webb (Kathi's Mom)

    Gorgeous pictures Chris! You have beautifully captured a second wedding for our family!
    Kathi and Mike–it was a perfect day! Congratulations, best wishes, and lots of love always! You are fortunate to have these beautiful photos to forever add to your memories of your special day.

    • Chris

      Thank you so much Patti! It really was an honor to be a part of the day!

  10. Kim Nolan

    Yeah!– these pictures are gorgeous just as I knew they would be! Kathi, love how the excitement was captured in your expressions– a very happy bride and couple! Love you guys!

    • Chris

      So glad you are enjoying the photos Kim!

  11. Erica Stevenson

    YAY these pictures came out great and it looks like Kathi got the beautiful day she deserves! – so happy for the two of you!

  12. Vin

    Kath, Mike – what a great day for you both. The photos really do tell the story! Chris, your photos rock!

    • Chris

      Wow! Thanks Vin!

  13. Paul Webb

    The pictures really do tell the story. And Kathi really did have that big smile the whole evening. These will spur great momories for Kathi and Mike and the families long into the future. Great use of lighting Chris.

    • Chris

      Paul, I’ll reiterate what I’ve already said. It was a true pleasure to be a part of this day with your family! Even more so, it was an honor to be there for your family a second time!

  14. Mary Jo Ford

    Wow – lump in my throat. Those are amazing photos that truly capture the happiness felt by all. Just when I thought I had a favorite, I looked further and there was another. LOVE the one of Patti and Kathi, touched my heart. And so love this family. Congrats to the newlyweds and to Chris – fantastic job.

    • Chris

      Exactly what I’m going for Mary Jo!