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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, wine glasses. For their big day, the venue also provides the following services for couples:

  • 2 Ready Rooms
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet
  • Access to the Vineyards for Photos
  • Woman-owned
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Christine K. Married on 08/13/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Venue!

We wanted a venue for 80 people, somewhere with charm that our guests would enjoy. Everywhere we looked was look big, too small, or too industrial. Until we found 8 Chains North. It was the perfect venue - the room is gorgeous and the site fabulous.

Elly was amazing in making sure every detail was taken care of. And the wine is so good - our guests raved about our wedding for months.

I would highly recommend 8 Chains North for your event.
Nick D. Married on 05/14/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing team and venue for anyone looking for a serene winery

Nestled in Northern Virginia’s wine country, 8 Chains was an amazing venue to work with from
beginning to end for our wedding. The property is really gorgeous and the team is constantly
making improvements and updates. For example, we toured and signed our deposit in the
middle of 2021; by the time of our wedding in May 2022, the venue had added an entire new
overlook deck and a paved pathway for the wedding party to walk down.

We fit ~90 attendees in the Compass Rose room with cocktail hour outside and the ceremony down toward the vineyard. Loved this set up and would definitely recommend! They also had great rooms for getting ready upstairs during the day. Plenty of parking available.

Elly, our main coordinator, was fantastic. She was friendly, quick to answer questions, and
extremely supportive/flexible. For example, our forecasted weather was 50/50 rain…Elly was
quick to offer the full indoor space if needed. Extra points for driving the golf cart mid-first-look
pictures to a private space for additional pictures that turned out great!

A few things to know/keep in mind: You are able to provide your own beer and liquor, and only
need to buy wine from 8 Chains. Becoming a wine club member enables a big discount,
which is a no-brainer. The backdrop of the vineyard/vines is a huge part of the venue…in mid-
May, they were about 60% of ‘full bloom’….any earlier in the year and you may risk some bare
vines for pictures and aesthetics. They work with a bunch of local vendors, and if available,
definitely recommend taking them up on their recs. They work GREAT as a team and it’s way
easier for all of your vendors to know the space.
Alex S. Married on 10/23/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best winery and wedding experience ever

We found 8 Chains when doing wine tastings throughout Loudon County. Signed up for their smallest wedding package since we only had 16 people and it was phenomenal. Elly and the entire team at 8 Chains was so helpful and accommodating and removed so many of the decisions that we really didn't care about. Overall is was super stress free, which was exactly what we were looking for! If you're thinking about it, the answer is absolutely yes, book it right now! The fantastic wine doesn't hurt either :)
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Rick's Flowers 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

Twinleaf Catering by Rochelle Myers Twinleaf Catering by Rochelle Myers 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 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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