With nearly 300 wineries scattered across seven different American Viticultural Areas throughout the Commonwealth, Virginia is the 5th largest wine producing region in the U.S.
From the Shenandoah Valley’s mountainside estates to the lush vineyards surrounding Charlottesville and the sprawling rows of vines of Loudoun County that stretch from the border of West Virginia to Washington, D.C., you’ll want to raise a glass of Virginia wine at your next reception.
Many wineries have fantastic indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for a meeting or event. Below is just a sampling of Virginia wineries across the state with indoor meeting space for 20 or more people.
Barboursville Vineyards, Orange
Framed by the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains, this 900-acre plantation features elegant dinner seating for up to 140 at Palladio Restaurant or a beautifully manicured meadow for 500. A full list of amenities and services is available to compose meetings, receptions and parties your guests will certainly remember. Attendees can also stay at their 1804 Inn and surrounding cottages. Read more.
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West Wind Farm Vineyard and Winery, Max Meadows
Settled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, West Wind Winery can accommodate groups (motorcoaches) of 50 people traveling by Motorcoach as well as corporate gatherings, meetings or social events of 10 to 150 and outdoor events. Their private farmlike setting allows guests to get away from the distractions that might be found in a restaurant or conference facility. For groups large and small, special tours and tastings are also available. Specialty themed Wine Pairing dinners are also available by reservation. Read more.
Veritas Vineyards & Winery, Afton
Also surrounded by breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Veritas Vineyards and Winery, along with their expansive grounds, allows you the opportunity and flexibility to create the event of your dreams. Whether you prefer an intimate sit down dinner in the Mezzanine or a full blown celebration in Saddleback Hall, Veritas can accommodate your event. Read more.
Ducard Vineyards, Etlan
With amazing scenery and great service Ducard Vineyards provides the perfect atmosphere for creative thinking, productivity and rewarding your staff. Along with indoor meeting seating for 40, there are also extensive stream-side patios for breakouts, relaxation and lunch. There are also options for private group wine tasting and tours or experiential learning and team building out in the vineyard. Read more.
Crosskeys Vineyards and Winery, Rockingham
From an early breakfast meeting or an intimate client dinner to a large company party of 200, CrossKeys Vineyards are perfect for every type of event. Take in the breathtaking landscape of the Blue Ridge Mountains while enjoying on-site catering and Virginia-grown wine. Read more.
New Kent Winery, New Kent
With their gorgeous, naturally beautiful setting and delicious wines, it is no wonder that the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery is an enormously popular venue for special events. They have various different event spaces that make it the ideal event venue for corporate events, formal dinners, banquets, or employee appreciation parties. They can flexibly accommodate many visions and budgets, from small elaborate themed dinners to large corporate meetings. Read more.
Delfosse Vineyards and Winery, Faber
For meetings and events of all kinds, DelFosse Vineyards and Winery is an ideal setting. Their 1,000 square-foot log cabin can accommodate up to 40 and their pavilion with tent can accommodate up to 250. Spaning over 330 acres, the area will eventually include five miles of hiking and biking trails, a functional spring for the bottling of spring water, and historically preserved buildings for additional meeting activities. Read more.
Ingleside Vineyards, Oak Grove
Located on the highest ridge of Virginia’s historic Northern Neck peninsula, Ingleside grows over 50 acres of vines and produces nearly 20 different wines. Their private facilities are equipped to handle up to 150 guests. Packages are available that include a pavilion with indoor/outdoor seating, museum for corporate events and meetings, European-style courtyard with fountain and more. Read more.
Greenhill Winery and Vineyards, Loudoun
Greenhill is the foremost boutique destination winery in Loudoun County, delivering quality wine, with friendly and professional staff in a breathtaking Virginia Wine Country environment. Experience 100% Virginia wine in an authentic farm winery setting. Their 1762 Club House can accommodate up to 60 people indoors, 75 for a seated dinner or up to 100 when using the green spaces for a cocktail reception. Their tasting room and barrel room can accommodate up to 100 seated as well as many other areas for smaller events. Read more.