Sweet, Easy, Affordable

Nestled in the heart of Caret, Virginia, our picturesque vineyard offers an idyllic setting for your special day. Whether you want to elope surrounded by your closest friends and family or enjoy dinner and dancing for up to 40 guests, including you and your future spouse, Caret Cellars provides a sweet backdrop for your wedding.

With both indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony and reception, our team will work with you to create a personalized experience that reflects your style and vision. From selecting tasty wine to creating a scrumptious menu, we're here to make your day unforgettable.

The Particulars

Caret Cellars can accommodate up to 40 guests, including the couple, inside the winery; we include children one year old and older in the guest count. Our packages include wine, tables and chairs, and content creation. Our table inventory is four round 5-foot tables (each seats six comfortably); three square tables, 30" x 30" (when set end-to-end seats 10); and three retangular tables, 24" x 42" (which when set end-to-end seats 6).

Caret Cellars offers two do-it-yourself packages, two inclusive weekday packages, and one elopement package. If you are interested in inviting more guests, you have the option of renting a tent and portable restrooms. Let's talk!

To download a PDF of Caret Cellars' wedding packages, click HERE!

Do-it-Yourself Packages

Couples are welcome to use vendors of their choice. Learn more by reading the venue's Frequently Asked Questions; click here. Once you have signed a contract with Caret Cellars, we will provide you with our list of preferred vendors. 

1. Sangiovese

Caret Cellars offers Sangiovese Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. This weekend package gives you access to the winery on the day of your wedding from 10 a.m. to one hour after your reception ends or until 10 p.m., whichever occurs first. Your ceremony and reception will be limited to five hours and must begin no later than 4 p.mThe fee is $2,900 and includes a $200 wine credit. 

2. Super Tuscan

Super Tuscan is a weekday package. You may hold your wedding Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. You will have access to the winery from 10 a.m. to one hour after your reception ends or until 10 p.m., whichever occurs first. Your ceremony and reception will be limited to five hours and must begin no later than 4 p.mThe fee is $1,100 and includes a $200 wine credit. 

Inclusive Micro Specials

Caret Cellars offers sweet weekday packages (Monday through Thursday) to help alleviate wedding-planning stress. Both packages include basic decor, five bottles of wine of your choice, lemonade, tea, and cake. You select your five-hour timeframe (between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m.) and hire your officiant and photographer separately.  You may invite up to 20 guests

3. Rivah Red

Rivah Red offers guests an assortment of appetizers. The fee for Rivah Red is $1,900.  

4. Rosato

Rosato is a lunch or dinner package.  Couples may choose their menu from select entrees, sides, and salads. The fee for Rosato is $3,000. 

Elopement Special

5. Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio is for couples who want to elope with the closest of family and friends. Come dressed to say your vows and invite as many as 10 guests to celebrate with you. After the ceremony, enjoy cake and two bottles of wine inside the winery, on the wraparound patio, or stroll through the vineyard.  You will have two hours for the ceremony, reception and pictures Monday through Thursday between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.  Pinot Grigio includes basic decor, two bottles of wine, and cake. The fee for Pinot Grigio is $750.  

The Couple's Suite

Construction on the Couple's Suite on the second floor of the winery is almost complete.  It is available as a "getting ready" space for all packages except the elopement special. For an additional fee the couple may spend their wedding night in the suite. 

Community Partners

Not all your guests will be local to Essex County. Whether they stay a day, a weekend or a week, we want them to feel at home. We are making a series of videos to highlight our beautiful area of Virginia. Included are our favorite restaurants, great boutiques for shopping, antiques, places to stay, and fun things to see and do while your guests are in town. Check back often to see what we have added to our video collection. 

Caret Cellars invites you to have an amazing wedding and make beautiful memories with your family and friends. Call 804.750.4796 or send an e-mail to weddingsatcaretcellars@gmail.com to tour the venue and discuss your wedding plans.