8 Chains North Winery

38593 Daymont Lane, Waterford, VA 20197 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About 8 Chains North Winery

8 Chains North Winery, a vineyard with a barn in the greater Washington, D.C. area, is a venue that can host a wedding that fits a couple's unique style. This venue has elegant and rustic spaces that are beautifully united by the winery through wooden barrels, chandeliers and rows upon rows of grape vines. Couples will find this venue, located in Northern Virginia, approximately 30 minutes from Dulles International Airport.

Facilities and Capacity

Up to 120 guests can join couples at this venue for their wedding celebration. Ceremonies take place on the lawn in front of the vineyard. Facing the west, this location offers gorgeous opportunities for evening ceremonies with photographs as the sun casts an orange glow over the sky. On the day of the wedding, couples can use the rows of vines, the barrel room, and the rest of the rolling property for portraits of the couple and wedding party. The Compass Rose Banquet Room is the ideal reception space for couples at this venue. It includes high ceilings and dazzling chandeliers with elegantly decorative beads dangling from the bronze fixtures. Stunning cork accent walls are the perfect complement to the rows of barrels in the production room behind glass, giving the space an authentic winery feeling. The French doors in this room lead to a covered patio that may be used as overflow space or a cocktail reception venue. As the night wears on couples may use the Tasting Room, only available after hours. This large area feels cozy thanks to a stone fireplace that serves as the perfect indoor ceremony spot in the event of inclement weather.

Services Offered

Couples are welcome to use this venue for any wedding-related event. It is not just open to ceremonies and receptions, but also invites couples for bridal showers, elopements, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners. No matter the occasion, couples can find event items available such as, chairs, dance floor, tables, and tents. For their big day, the venue also provides the following services for couples:

  • Bridal suite and groom lounge
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet
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28 Reviews for 8 Chains North Winery

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Taylor N. · Getting married on 07/08/2021

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
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    • Flexibility:
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    • Professionalism:
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    made my wedding day a dream

    8 Chains North Winery was the best wedding venue I could have ever asked for. Elly, the events coordinator, was my savior the day of the wedding. She helped make the day about Matt and I, and that was so amazing of her to do. It also didn't hurt that she was always on wine duty :)

    We had the max amount of guests at the venue, and it was still so spacious and comfortable. If you are debating on going with 8 Chains, I'd definitely recommend it.

    If you're not getting married, they have an amazing winery and tasting area to enjoy!!

    Sent on 12/05/2019

    8 Chains North Winery's reply:

    Taylor,
    It was such a joy working with you and your family. I am so thrilled for you and Matt and all that lays ahead for you as your start your life together. Come see us soon!
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    Nicole T. · Married on 04/17/2021

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    Wouldn't have wanted my wedding to be anywhere else

    I cannot say enough amazing things about 8 Chains North and their staff! We were supposed to have a 80 person wedding in 2020, we postponed a whole year, then downsized to 25 people. Elly was so flexible and understanding through it all. She really helped us through those tough decisions and always kept our budget in mind, which was much appreciated.
    The venue is absolutely gorgeous and the reception room is so beautiful, that you don't need a lot of décor to add to it. The space was perfect for our small wedding. I also love all of the wines here. There is really something for all tastes.
    If you are looking for a gorgeous, affordable, and flexible venue, look no further!

    Sent on 04/30/2021

    8 Chains North Winery's reply:

    Nicole,
    I am so thrilled you and Alex were FINALLY able to say "I do"! You both were a delight to work with. Everything about your wedding was so special, and intimate. I wish you all the happiness.

    Cheers!

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8 Chains North Winery Pricing

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8 Chains North Winery FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 2500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 2500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Glassware
    Parking
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    130
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    6
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Winery
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Wine
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
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4 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • 8 Chains North Winery 1
    Elopement/Micro Wedding Special

    Take advantage our our Elopement/Micro Wedding Special -- "The Petit Verdot Package." Say "I do" with 8 to 23 of your nearest and dearest. Our exclusive vendors will curate the perfect day for you. You'll receive three hours for your ceremony and reception; use of the vineyard and banquet room; charcuterie; decor; centerpieces, bouquet and boutonniere; an officiant to facilitate your nuptials; a cutting cake; and a Bluetooth speaker for music. That's everything you need for one enticing, all-inclusive price of $1650- $2000.

    *Minimum wine purchase: one case. Photography or Videography additional.

  • 8 Chains North Winery 2
    Virtual Venue Tour

    Can't make it out to the winery for a tour in person? Our events manager can schedule a time for you to tour the entire venue and ceremony site all from the comfort of your home.

  • 8 Chains North Winery 3
    Sparkling Toast

    All 2021 weddings booked in 2021 will receive a complimentary sparkling wine toast. Your choice of Rosé or Blanc de Blancs.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements

  • Rick's Flowers Wedding Florists

    What a wonderful place to host a wedding. We love working there with the excellent staff and easy way they make a wedding a most memorable event. Every time we provide wedding florals there our brides love every aspect of the outdoor spaces and charming interiors. Looking forward to many years of beautiful weddings there. Ricks Flowers

  • Rochelle Myers Catering Wedding Caterers

    We love working with the professional team at this beautiful venue! Fantastic staff that goes out of their way to make guests feel welcome. Gorgeous setting with cool details like the cork wall in the Compass Rose room and vistas at the outdoor ceremony site. And who could forget the delicious wines? 8 Chains is a great choice for your special day.

  • Sammy's Rental Wedding Rentals

    is always a pleasure working with pros like you guys professional and friendly looking forward to work in the future.

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  • 38593 Daymont Lane Waterford, VA, 20197 See on map
    571-222-4042 (Phone number)
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