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Rich in history, and coupled with picturesque views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Grace Estate Winery is going to be the place where you want to say ‘I do!’. It is in a secluded vineyard, just minutes outside of Charlottesville, VA. This 350 acre farm and vineyard will offer the peace and quiet you desire on your wedding day.
Have you ever dreamed of being married in a castle? If so, this history rich vineyard nestled in the the Shenandoah Valley is just what you are looking for. The aptly named Grace Estate Winery heritage comes from over one thousand years ago. Stretching over three millennia, this venue’s history will only add to your day. The history of Grace Estate started with the conquering of England in 1066. For his services Odo, the King gave him both Holdeness and Yorkshire. He is the primogenitor of the modern Grace family because his son. William Le Gros, evolved to Le Gras, Gras. Eventually becoming ‘Grace’. This is where the venue name stems from! Due to this, the Grace family values its heritage, and incorporates their familial lineage into the names of their wines produced on site.
This venue sits on a 250-acre farm. Of course, this is where they hold the 70-acre vineyard. The space offers both mountain top views and of the valley below. Some of their best amenities include:
The venue can host 300+ guests, allowing you to invite all of your friends and family!
Grace Estate can host weddings at both their Winery and Estate (by special request). Their packages include:
Estate weddings start at $15,000. Meanwhile weddings at the winery grounds are priced depending on the amount of guests and the season. Weddings of 50 -200 people range from $1,500 in the winter months to $4,500 in the summertime. In addition to weddings, the tasting room can even be rented for other events!
Grace Estate Winery was established in 2013. Their mission was to create wine with the unique aspects of the Mount Juliet Vineyard. In addition, as a family owned business, the Grace family provides a unique hospitality experience! From tasting wine in their tasting room, to taking a walk through the vineyard’s views the Grace families goal is to give every customer and couple that comes to Grace Winery, a wonderful experience!
Does reading about this dreamy venue draw you in? Wonderful! You can reach out to the Grace Family to learn more, and set up a tour here. Additionally, you should send me a message to make sure I can capture your most special moments at your Grace Estate Winery wedding!
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