A Vintage Wedding in Winters, CA

Nicholas met Emarie during their freshman year at UC Davis, but they never dated in college. After graduation, Emarie lived abroad, but reconnected with Nick once she moved back to the States. They bonded over a shared passion for food and talked about becoming a couple, but Emarie hesitated at first. The Bride Emarie Chervinskas, 28, wedding and event planner The Groom Nicholas VanGalio, 28, bank fraud investigator The Date August 16 Finally, six months after her return, they officially started dating. Eight months later, despite his reserved personality, Nick went way out of his comfort zone and shocked Emarie with a public proposal during a parade. After a whirlwind, three-and-a-half-month engagement, the couple tied the knot in a friend’s backyard.