James River Cellars Winery

BYO, Valet parking

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Starting at $4,848 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $4k for 50 Guests
Starting at $4k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 125

Starting price

4K$ to start

Peak Season



Lawn Area
Lawn Area


Private Estate


Perched atop a picturesque hill in Hanover County, James River Cellars Winery offers not only delectable wines from Virginia-grown grapes, but also a picturesque venue for your big day! This family owned and operated winery perfectly blends modern convenience and idyllic country appeal, making it a fantastic location for any occasion! Wed your beloved on our beautifully landscaped emerald lawn surrounded by mature oaks and flourishing foliage. Continue the intimate feel while mingling with guests during a relaxing cocktail hour on the patio, taking the occasional sip of James River Cellars’ award-winning wines. The fine landscaping also makes an ideal spot for taking unforgettable photos that will fill up your wedding album! When it comes time to celebrate your union, head into the Tuscan-style Banquet Room, a charming and intimate space overlooking the scenic winery grounds. Our expert event coordinator will ensure that the most important day of your life looks and feels exactly the way you’ve always imagined!

Venue Notes

The rental fee is $2,500 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $200. Please inquire with venue for availability of ceremony-only weddings with no reception. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $25/hr for staff with a 2-person staff minimum. There is no liquor permitted and all wine must be provided by the venue at a discounted rate of 20%. Additional discounts are available on weekdays at the owner's discretion. Please inquire for details.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Chairs and tables for up to 125 guests included
Dance area
Day-of coordinator
Groom's dressing area
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Wine glasses provided


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Approved outside caterer allowed- BYO beer only- Beer and wine only- Music must end by 10:00PM- No liquor permitted- Smoking in designated areas only