Hello, I’m Helen Emberly and I create beautiful Northern California Wine Country Ceremonies together with you…

Choose your venue in Sonoma County, Napa Valley or Marin County and you and your guests will be surrounded by rolling hills covered with vineyards, tall Redwoods in places like Armstrong Woods or high cliffs overlooking the blue Pacific ocean.  I will create for you a wedding that will have the personal imprint of your love, connection and commitment.

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“Whoever you are, wherever you’re from, whatever you believe and whomever you love, I welcome you!"


Beginning with the first time you contact me, you will feel like we’ve been friends for a long time. As we get to know each other, you’ll discover that I am open, accepting and affirming of all couples preparing to share vows and make a commitment to spend their lives together.

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  • From simple ceremonies to elegant designs with special themes, I will work with you to fashion the perfect celebration of your forever love. The words I choose will elevate the meaning of your ceremony for all those who attend.

  • To help us get started you will receive samples so you can let me know what you like. The samples include special Unity options such as a Wine Ceremony, Sand Ceremony, Love Letter Ceremony and more. I also accept any special requests you may have.

  • With full control, you will approve each draft as the script takes shape and you will have the opportunity to approve it before your wedding date. Let’s give your guests something to “wine” about

  • The average fee is $300 which includes writing your ceremony, officiating at the wedding and filing your marriage license. The price may vary depending on the location of the venue and if I am needed at a rehearsal.


My couples describe me as detail-oriented, a good listener and one who is eager to please. I live my life with authenticity and integrity and want to be the best positive example to my couples. Holding a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy has allowed me over 30 years of experience working with couples.  You will find that I care deeply about the success of your marriage and am happy to offer Relationship Enrichment before and after the wedding to ensure you will develop skills needed by couples to maintain a long-lasting commitment.

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