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About 8 Chains North Winery

Picture you and your closest friends and family celebrating the two of you in an authentic boutique winery with a gorgeous vineyard panorama and selection of handcrafted, Old-World-style wines. If this scene appeals, then 8 Chains North, located in picturesque Loudoun County, Virginia just west of Leesburg, may be the perfect setting for your special day.

Wedding ceremonies are set in front of the vineyard, and the sun setting in the western sky makes for an exceptionally beautiful scene. Photographers may take photographs of the bride and groom among the vines, in the barrel room, and throughout the property.

The Compass Rose Banquet Room boasts high ceilings, elegant lighting, and access to the covered patio through multiple French doors. The vibe is classically rustic and your guests will enjoy the experience of being in the heart of a boutique Virginia winery. The glass production room window and cork covered walls add striking wine-related elements. The event space also has an adjacent catering kitchen, making for effortless and functional service.

The Tasting Room is available after hours. A large, warm area with cozy seating, and multiple tasting bars make it an ideal location for your cocktail hour. In winter, the stone fireplace becomes a romantic ceremony backdrop for smaller weddings.

With reasonably priced rental fees, we cater to many sizes and styles of weddings, vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. We can accommodate up to 110 guests. (For larger events, please contact us.) For more information, rates and availability, please email Events Manager, Kim Sullivan: kim@8chainsnorth.com. Let us make your day one to remember!

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Washington DC

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Beautiful winery. An amazing place to have any special event. The entire staff was attentive and flexible.

Profile Picture Samantha, 10/15/17, 4 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

Kim and the 8 Chains North team went above any beyond to make our wedding day exactly what we had hoped. Our Wedding was late September, 2017. We had fallen in love with the venue when we first went in for our tasting in January, trying to make a decision on where we wanted to get married. We had a small, 12 person wedding (including bride & groom). Kim worked with our caterer to suggest a beautiful farm table to rent for our family dinner. We had our ceremony in the lush green vineyard as the sun was setting, followed by light appetizers on the patio under the cutest lights. Dinner was served in the Compass Rose Room which is STUNNING.

The bride and groom suites put this place over the top. When my mother and I arrive to get ready, there was a bottle of my favorite wine waiting for us chilled with glasses. The rooms are so feminine and masculine and perfectly appointed. We got some really fantastic pictures. Other wineries we had checked out in the Northern VA area did not have spaces that were so intentional. Kim was very communicative throughout the planning process and I just knew things would go over well. She was clear with what was allowed at their venue. Despite having so many weddings and so many brides, every meeting with Kim made it feel like I was the only bride, not to mention that Kim was in attendance for the entire extent of the wedding.

Whether big or small, I would highly suggest working with Kim and the 8 Chains North team for your wedding or other event. Truly a top venue!

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Profile Picture Nicole, 9/29/17, 3 Reviews
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Services Used: Bridal Suite, Wireless Internet, Parking, Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Scenic Views, Uncovered Outdoor, Glassware, Chairs

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$1000 off any Spring 2018 Wedding Package

$4,000.00 Value | Redeem In-Store
Still looking to book your Spring 2018 vineyard/winery wedding? Take $1,000 off any wedding package for remaining dates in March, April and May of this year! Packages range from $3500-$6200. Deal is good any day of the week and is in addition to our standard 10% discount for non-Saturday events. To qualify, contract must be signed and 20% non-refundable deposit paid. Send us a note about your wedding. We'll get back to you with more information.
Offer Expires: 05/31/2018

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

We loved designing at 8 Chains North. The ballroom is unique with its gorgeous chandeliers and cork wall. Great venue!

Excellent winery that is perfect for your event. I highly recommend this location.

I really enjoy catering at 8 Chains, Erin and I have worked several events together including Valentine`s Day Dinner and I am fortunate to have booked several weddings at the venue. The compass room is a Beautiful , the wines are Terrific, and the staff is so easy to work with.

Beautiful location for any event, not just weddings. The staff enjoy their jobs, are very friendly and helpful with whatever you need. The views are also spectacular at the winery you really can have your event indoors or outdoors.


38593 Daymont Lane, Waterford, VA 20197   See On Map
571-439-2255 (phone)
8 Chains North Winery is a wedding Ceremony and Reception Venue from Waterford, Virginia servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland. 8 Chains North Winery is a professional winery, wedding and event venue that has been part of the Washington DC Metro wedding industry since 2014 specializing in wine and weddings!.