200 friends and family gather for a mid-summer wedding at the bride's family home in Provence.

The bride's father took on the lion's share of the work, adding plumbing, electricity and a floor to the home's relic barn, paving a new driveway and filling every guest's empty glass with his own wine. (The Indiana native crafts complex red wines at the nearby Château la Mascaronne, which he bought more than 10 years ago.) The couple and the bride's sister arrived just two weeks before the wedding and dashed through the rest of the wedding details—seating charts were plotted, bus itineraries scheduled, flowers picked. A "force of nature," the bride's sister became the master of ceremonies, Riley said.

Photo: Josie Miner

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