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Veritas Winery

Afton , VA
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LOCATION

151 Veritas Lane
Afton, VA US 22920 (map)

PHONE

540-456-8000

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Welcome to Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Nestled on a 250-acre farm at the base of Afton Mountain, with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lie Veritas Vineyard &... Read more
Welcome to Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Nestled on a 250-acre farm at the base of Afton Mountain, with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lie Veritas Vineyard & Winery. As one of more than 20 boutique wineries on the Monticello Wine Trail, Veritas has, in short time, contributed significantly to fulfilling Thomas Jefferson’s dream of establishing Central Virginia as a distinguished and burgeoning producer of nationally and internationally acclaimed wine.

But there is more to Veritas Vineyard & Winery than meets the eye. Beyond consistently producing a range of complex and elegant wines, Veritas features a variety of inviting indoor and outdoor event spaces and has quickly garnered praise as one of Virginia’s most sought-after venues, hosting events ranging from private tastings to alfresco wedding ceremonies and gala receptions. In 2012, brides voted Veritas as one of The Knot’s “Top 100 Wedding Venues in the country.”

Whether you prefer an intimate sit-down dinner on the mezzanine or an all-out celebration in our Saddleback Ballroom, the accommodating and professional event staff at Veritas stands ready to make your dream event a reality. Each event is carefully crafted from the initial consultation through to the final good-bye, with a level of attention to detail that is unsurpassed. This idyllic setting awaits only your personal touch for a truly unique and memorable event.

Known for elegance and luxury in a relaxed atmosphere, Veritas naturally lends itself to the romance of weddings year-round. From the expansive sun-drenched deck adjacent to the tasting room to the awe-inspiring view from the top meadow, natural beauty abounds.

That beauty is reflected on the inside as well. Style emanates from every corner, from the floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace built from locally sourced river rock to the ethereal, gauzy white fabric that adorns the ballroom walls and ceiling, creating a tent-like backdrop for your fairy-tale event.



Please contact Jill today if you have any questions! events@veritaswines.com or 540-456-8000 ext 107! Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
2001
When was your venue last renovated?
2013
Describe your venue:
Winery / Vineyard
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
250
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
6
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
2000
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
2001
When was your venue last renovated?
2013
Describe your venue:
Winery / Vineyard
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
6
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
2000
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
wonderful planning assistance. Delicious food. Superb service. Always responsive. We just loved it all.
wonderful planning assistance. Delicious food. Superb service. Always responsive. We just loved it all.
wonderful planning assistance. Delicious food. Superb service. Always responsive. We just loved it all. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Kelly
Wedding:
7/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Veritas was where the wedding of my dreams happened! I couldn't have asked for more friendly staff, an AMAZING chef, and a beautiful backdrop. The price was great for what you were getting! Jill and the other staff were fabulous and were able to answer any of my questions that a bride might have. They also were up to do anything that I might have wanted for the wedding!
Veritas was where the wedding of my dreams happened! I couldn't have asked for more friendly staff, an AMAZING chef, and a Read more...
Veritas was where the wedding of my dreams happened! I couldn't have asked for more friendly staff, an AMAZING chef, and a beautiful backdrop. The price was great for what you were getting! Jill and the other staff were fabulous and were able to answer any of my questions that a bride might have. They also were up to do anything that I might have wanted for the wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Rehearsal Dinner, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Barbara
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
Wonderful venue for our Friday evening rehearsal dinner. The staff was excellent in every way. The food was superb! A nice fire on the back porch during the cocktail hour added a warm touch to a cool May evening. The lighting was just right on each table. They were very flexible with creation of children's meals which all appreciated, especially the parents. I could not have asked for a better evening.
Wonderful venue for our Friday evening rehearsal dinner. The staff was excellent in every way. The food was superb! A nice Read more...
Wonderful venue for our Friday evening rehearsal dinner. The staff was excellent in every way. The food was superb! A nice fire on the back porch during the cocktail hour added a warm touch to a cool May evening. The lighting was just right on each table. They were very flexible with creation of children's meals which all appreciated, especially the parents. I could not have asked for a better evening. Read less
Services Used: Unique Services
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
It sounds cliché, but getting married at Veritas was actually a dream come true. The venue is, obviously, stunning but the value goes far beyond the beauty. Simply put, the operation is a winner. From our first contact with Jill (one of the event managers) in the very early stages of venue shopping to the day after our wedding, we felt completely taken care of. There was no question Jill or Frances (the other event manager) could not answer and nothing they could not do. I hate to gush, but it is all true. And, for that reason, you can also rest assured that you won’t need a wedding planner at Veritas because they truly take care of everything—from tables, chairs, linens, etc. to timelines and running your day flawlessly. To boot, the food and wine are fabulous (we’ve lost count of the rave reviews from all of our guests)! I could go on all day, because we have nothing but good things to say, but suffice it to say that Veritas is worth every single penny (and probably more). Run, don’t walk to book Veritas, you will NOT regret it!
It sounds cliché, but getting married at Veritas was actually a dream come true. The venue is, obviously, stunning but the Read more...
It sounds cliché, but getting married at Veritas was actually a dream come true. The venue is, obviously, stunning but the value goes far beyond the beauty. Simply put, the operation is a winner. From our first contact with Jill (one of the event managers) in the very early stages of venue shopping to the day after our wedding, we felt completely taken care of. There was no question Jill or Frances (the other event manager) could not answer and nothing they could not do. I hate to gush, but it is all true. And, for that reason, you can also rest assured that you won’t need a wedding planner at Veritas because they truly take care of everything—from tables, chairs, linens, etc. to timelines and running your day flawlessly. To boot, the food and wine are fabulous (we’ve lost count of the rave reviews from all of our guests)! I could go on all day, because we have nothing but good things to say, but suffice it to say that Veritas is worth every single penny (and probably more). Run, don’t walk to book Veritas, you will NOT regret it! Read less
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Colin
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
My fiance and I always knew we wanted to get married near Charlottesville, and I'm so glad we settled on Veritas for the location. We toured other popular venues in the area but nothing else compared to the quality and clarity (which is VERY important when you're spending lots of $) of service that we received at Veritas. Frances, our event coordinator, was a pleasure to work with - during the planning stages, she was quick to answer all my questions and, on the big day, she was there to make sure everything ran smoothly. I received countless compliments on the food (Veritas has an amazing Executive Chef), and the professionalism of the wait staff. Even the rainy weather we got that day was forgotten, as Veritas flawlessly executed "plan b" with the ceremony site on the veranda. Needless to say, I cannot recommend this location or its professional staff highly enough!
My fiance and I always knew we wanted to get married near Charlottesville, and I'm so glad we settled on Veritas for the Read more...
My fiance and I always knew we wanted to get married near Charlottesville, and I'm so glad we settled on Veritas for the location. We toured other popular venues in the area but nothing else compared to the quality and clarity (which is VERY important when you're spending lots of $) of service that we received at Veritas. Frances, our event coordinator, was a pleasure to work with - during the planning stages, she was quick to answer all my questions and, on the big day, she was there to make sure everything ran smoothly. I received countless compliments on the food (Veritas has an amazing Executive Chef), and the professionalism of the wait staff. Even the rainy weather we got that day was forgotten, as Veritas flawlessly executed "plan b" with the ceremony site on the veranda. Needless to say, I cannot recommend this location or its professional staff highly enough! Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Impossible to put into words how absolutely perfect our wedding day was, largely thanks to Jill and the amazing team at Veritas. The day of our wedding I woke up to insane fog, unseasonably cold temps, and RAIN -- but as other Veritas brides can attest to, Jill and team do such an unbelievable job of making you feel completely at ease. From the second I walked into the bridal suite (which is newly revamped, and BEAUTIFUL) I knew it would be the best day of my life. From the small details like having sparkling wine and appetizers on hand for the bridal party, and making sure the sparkler send off went off without a hitch (I think the team has it down to a science now) -- to the much bigger details like keeping to the schedule we planned for despite a shuttle breaking down (of course!), carrying out the decor ideas I had in a way that was probably better than my original vision, and don't get me started on the actual FOOD and service (a month later, guests are still telling me how amazing their dinner was). When picking a venue, I wanted 1- The wow factor and 2- A place with flexible staff, who weren't afraid to let us plan "outside the box" We definitely got that with Veritas. Jill (and Frances!) never made me feel like I was an annoying bride (though I probably was with all of my emails and last minute change of plans!), they were always insanely responsive, and most importantly, they let my husband and I create a day that was truly "us". I wish I could relive that day/night again, and again, and am SO happy I picked Veritas, as I know the day wouldn't have been as perfect anywhere else. I highly recommend any brides looking at Veritas to book EARLY-- Dates fill up very quickly (especially Spring and Fall dates)! Happy planning!
Impossible to put into words how absolutely perfect our wedding day was, largely thanks to Jill and the amazing team at Read more...
Impossible to put into words how absolutely perfect our wedding day was, largely thanks to Jill and the amazing team at Veritas. The day of our wedding I woke up to insane fog, unseasonably cold temps, and RAIN -- but as other Veritas brides can attest to, Jill and team do such an unbelievable job of making you feel completely at ease. From the second I walked into the bridal suite (which is newly revamped, and BEAUTIFUL) I knew it would be the best day of my life. From the small details like having sparkling wine and appetizers on hand for the bridal party, and making sure the sparkler send off went off without a hitch (I think the team has it down to a science now) -- to the much bigger details like keeping to the schedule we planned for despite a shuttle breaking down (of course!), carrying out the decor ideas I had in a way that was probably better than my original vision, and don't get me started on the actual FOOD and service (a month later, guests are still telling me how amazing their dinner was). When picking a venue, I wanted 1- The wow factor and 2- A place with flexible staff, who weren't afraid to let us plan "outside the box" We definitely got that with Veritas. Jill (and Frances!) never made me feel like I was an annoying bride (though I probably was with all of my emails and last minute change of plans!), they were always insanely responsive, and most importantly, they let my husband and I create a day that was truly "us". I wish I could relive that day/night again, and again, and am SO happy I picked Veritas, as I know the day wouldn't have been as perfect anywhere else. I highly recommend any brides looking at Veritas to book EARLY-- Dates fill up very quickly (especially Spring and Fall dates)! Happy planning! Read less
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CC
Wedding:
10/10/2013
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding at Veritas last fall - we wanted an really intimate wedding with only our immediate family and friends that was romantic and special without busting our budget. Veritas did all of that plus so much more. The wine-paired meal was so fabulous that we have family members that still talk about it. Every time I have a sip of Veritas wine it brings me right back to that very special night. We had hoped to have our ceremony outside but the clouds/rain wouldn't allow it so the Veritas staff did a beautiful set-up on the porch - However, they were willing up until the last minute to move everything outside should the sun have come out. We had our reception in the tasting room because of the size of wedding (25 guests) but the ballroom is beautiful for larger weddings. Jill the wedding coordinator was just incredible both before and during the wedding. She always responded incredibly quickly to any questions or concerns and kept everything in order and organized with the different vendors. On the day of the wedding she kept everything on time and flowing and even help my dress train when I was going over a puddle - way above and beyond!
We had our wedding at Veritas last fall - we wanted an really intimate wedding with only our immediate family and friends Read more...
We had our wedding at Veritas last fall - we wanted an really intimate wedding with only our immediate family and friends that was romantic and special without busting our budget. Veritas did all of that plus so much more. The wine-paired meal was so fabulous that we have family members that still talk about it. Every time I have a sip of Veritas wine it brings me right back to that very special night. We had hoped to have our ceremony outside but the clouds/rain wouldn't allow it so the Veritas staff did a beautiful set-up on the porch - However, they were willing up until the last minute to move everything outside should the sun have come out. We had our reception in the tasting room because of the size of wedding (25 guests) but the ballroom is beautiful for larger weddings. Jill the wedding coordinator was just incredible both before and during the wedding. She always responded incredibly quickly to any questions or concerns and kept everything in order and organized with the different vendors. On the day of the wedding she kept everything on time and flowing and even help my dress train when I was going over a puddle - way above and beyond! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Wow! The on-site events coordinator, Jill, was incredibly helpful, warm, supportive, and willing to work with us to make our day special down to the last detail. We kept things pretty simple, but there were still lots of details to iron out. Jill made the process a pleasure.

We had our ceremony outdoors, facing the mountains and it goes without saying that the venue is so incredibly beautiful. We felt very fortunate to be able to share such a beautiful site with family and friends visiting from out of state. The food was fresh and top-quality (important since my family was raised in the restaurant business). Everything was so good the menu selection proved tough to narrow down! Even my husband and I made sure to eat our meals that evening - which was made easier by the professionalism and care of the staff. Everyone was very attentive and provided us with helpful guidance and support the day of the event.

The bridal suite was beautifully redone, and did I mention how wonderful Jill is?

I could go on, but needless to say, it may cost more than other places, but everything will be taken care of for you on your wedding day. We were just very happy with the whole event, and have beautiful memories to look back on.
Wow! The on-site events coordinator, Jill, was incredibly helpful, warm, supportive, and willing to work with us to make Read more...
Wow! The on-site events coordinator, Jill, was incredibly helpful, warm, supportive, and willing to work with us to make our day special down to the last detail. We kept things pretty simple, but there were still lots of details to iron out. Jill made the process a pleasure.

We had our ceremony outdoors, facing the mountains and it goes without saying that the venue is so incredibly beautiful. We felt very fortunate to be able to share such a beautiful site with family and friends visiting from out of state. The food was fresh and top-quality (important since my family was raised in the restaurant business). Everything was so good the menu selection proved tough to narrow down! Even my husband and I made sure to eat our meals that evening - which was made easier by the professionalism and care of the staff. Everyone was very attentive and provided us with helpful guidance and support the day of the event.

The bridal suite was beautifully redone, and did I mention how wonderful Jill is?

I could go on, but needless to say, it may cost more than other places, but everything will be taken care of for you on your wedding day. We were just very happy with the whole event, and have beautiful memories to look back on. Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
After seeing the Veritas Winery website, we immediately knew that was where we wanted to have our wedding reception. Once we were able to make the trip from Maryland, we fell in love with Veritas even more! Pictures do not do the place justice! We booked our date over a year and half in advance, and we were thankful that we did, since it is such a well sought after venue.

We worked with both Jill, but mostly Francis during the planning process and they were both nothing short of amazing. They were very accessible, prompt in answering calls and emails, and worked with us with any questions and concerns that we had leading up to that day and during the wedding day itself.

What impressed me the most was that they really took care of you on that day - making sure that I didn't have any worries and that my family was also able to enjoy the day. They brought wine and snacks up to the Bridal Suite (which is gorgeous, bright and welcoming) for the bridal party throughout the day. They made sure all our guests were taken care of. Everyone was so impressed by the professionalism by all the staff. The food and wine was a hit (everyone loved the Red Star) and Chef did an amazing job with all our entrees and worked closely with us throughout the tasting and the last minute changes we had.

Veritas is a highly recommended venue. Wonderful staff, accurate quotes on pricing and straight forward with everything that should be expected, wonderful food, and of course wonderful wine.
After seeing the Veritas Winery website, we immediately knew that was where we wanted to have our wedding reception. Once Read more...
After seeing the Veritas Winery website, we immediately knew that was where we wanted to have our wedding reception. Once we were able to make the trip from Maryland, we fell in love with Veritas even more! Pictures do not do the place justice! We booked our date over a year and half in advance, and we were thankful that we did, since it is such a well sought after venue.

We worked with both Jill, but mostly Francis during the planning process and they were both nothing short of amazing. They were very accessible, prompt in answering calls and emails, and worked with us with any questions and concerns that we had leading up to that day and during the wedding day itself.

What impressed me the most was that they really took care of you on that day - making sure that I didn't have any worries and that my family was also able to enjoy the day. They brought wine and snacks up to the Bridal Suite (which is gorgeous, bright and welcoming) for the bridal party throughout the day. They made sure all our guests were taken care of. Everyone was so impressed by the professionalism by all the staff. The food and wine was a hit (everyone loved the Red Star) and Chef did an amazing job with all our entrees and worked closely with us throughout the tasting and the last minute changes we had.

Veritas is a highly recommended venue. Wonderful staff, accurate quotes on pricing and straight forward with everything that should be expected, wonderful food, and of course wonderful wine. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I don't even know where to begin with all of the positive feedback we have for Veritas! Not only is the location beautiful, the staff is made up of some of the nicest and most professional people in the business. Jill and Frances, the on site coordinators, made the entire planning process a breeze. They were extremely responsive and patiently dealt with all of the questions we had... down to the details. It was obvious from the beginning that they knew exactly what they were doing and it made coordinating our vendors and planning the day completely hassle free. Many of our guests told us it was the best wedding (with the best food) that they'd ever been to, and I think that speaks to the level of service we received from Veritas! There were even boxed meals and a bottle of champagne waiting for us in our limo at the end of the night :) I would HIGHLY recommend everything about Veritas if you're considering it as your venue!
I don't even know where to begin with all of the positive feedback we have for Veritas! Not only is the location Read more...
I don't even know where to begin with all of the positive feedback we have for Veritas! Not only is the location beautiful, the staff is made up of some of the nicest and most professional people in the business. Jill and Frances, the on site coordinators, made the entire planning process a breeze. They were extremely responsive and patiently dealt with all of the questions we had... down to the details. It was obvious from the beginning that they knew exactly what they were doing and it made coordinating our vendors and planning the day completely hassle free. Many of our guests told us it was the best wedding (with the best food) that they'd ever been to, and I think that speaks to the level of service we received from Veritas! There were even boxed meals and a bottle of champagne waiting for us in our limo at the end of the night :) I would HIGHLY recommend everything about Veritas if you're considering it as your venue! Read less
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Virginia
Wedding:
4/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Briefly, we had the good fortune to have our wedding ceremony and reception at Veritas Vineyard and have absolutely no regrets regarding our choice. Jill was a pleasure to work with and made the planning painless and simple, even from over 700 miles away. The venue itself is beautiful and the attentive service provided by the entire staff (i.e., chef, bartenders, wait staff) was excellent. At the end of the night the feedback from all of our guests was exemplary. We are still kicking ourselves that it was truly our wedding – we couldn’t have imagined anything more perfect.
Pros: 1) the venue, including the grounds and reception hall, is beautiful, 2) skilled event coordinators (Jill was extremely quick to respond to (many) questions via email. I cannot overstate how wonderful she was to work with both before and during the event – helping to remove a stain from a dress, checking on the weather forecast, providing suggestions/advice, etc.) 3) attention to detail (there is no need to hire an additional coordinator - Jill helped to create a timeline and provided direction for the rehearsal and during the event, Jill and wait captain kept us on schedule during event, and staff assisted with setup of items and ensured everything needed was provided), 4) food and wine are delicious, 5) added touches (had appetizers, sparkling wine and/or beer ready and waiting for wedding party arrival, snacks for bride and groom after ceremony, sent us away with a vendor’s meal), 6) flexibility (forecast was calling for a rain shower at the exact start of our ceremony so staff set up at two locations – outside and under tent on deck), 7) upfront pricing (while Veritas was one of the pricier venues we selected from, it is very clear from the time you sign the contract what you are paying and there were no surprises after the event).
Cons: None.
Briefly, we had the good fortune to have our wedding ceremony and reception at Veritas Vineyard and have absolutely no Read more...
Briefly, we had the good fortune to have our wedding ceremony and reception at Veritas Vineyard and have absolutely no regrets regarding our choice. Jill was a pleasure to work with and made the planning painless and simple, even from over 700 miles away. The venue itself is beautiful and the attentive service provided by the entire staff (i.e., chef, bartenders, wait staff) was excellent. At the end of the night the feedback from all of our guests was exemplary. We are still kicking ourselves that it was truly our wedding – we couldn’t have imagined anything more perfect.
Pros: 1) the venue, including the grounds and reception hall, is beautiful, 2) skilled event coordinators (Jill was extremely quick to respond to (many) questions via email. I cannot overstate how wonderful she was to work with both before and during the event – helping to remove a stain from a dress, checking on the weather forecast, providing suggestions/advice, etc.) 3) attention to detail (there is no need to hire an additional coordinator - Jill helped to create a timeline and provided direction for the rehearsal and during the event, Jill and wait captain kept us on schedule during event, and staff assisted with setup of items and ensured everything needed was provided), 4) food and wine are delicious, 5) added touches (had appetizers, sparkling wine and/or beer ready and waiting for wedding party arrival, snacks for bride and groom after ceremony, sent us away with a vendor’s meal), 6) flexibility (forecast was calling for a rain shower at the exact start of our ceremony so staff set up at two locations – outside and under tent on deck), 7) upfront pricing (while Veritas was one of the pricier venues we selected from, it is very clear from the time you sign the contract what you are paying and there were no surprises after the event).
Cons: None. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Best. Venue. Ever.

I just returned from my honeymoon and the first thing I wanted to do was provide vendor reviews, as this was EXTREMELY helpful for me during the wedding planning process. I was fortunate with all of the vendors I worked with, but none of it would've happened if it weren't for the incredible venue, Veritas staff, and particularly Chloe.

I was concerned about the cost at first, but quickly realized that Veritas is just extremely upfront with all of the costs (and, due to their hypothetical breakdown of costs they provide, they helped us to be very realistic with what our reception would cost). Chloe and Rebecca were always quick to respond to my random emails containing lists of questions that I needed answered efficiently in order to secure other vendors. Every time I stopped by Veritas the staff was warm and accommodating so that I could spread the planning process out over time.

The food here is amazing. My husband and I went to a tasting 6 months prior to the wedding with both sets of our parents, where we were able to try many different dishes (and wines!) while overlooking the beautiful vineyard and mountains. It was so difficult to pick, since everything is so delicious. We even had the opportunity to meet the chef, who is so wonderful.

I was completely blown away by the professionalism of the staff of Veritas. Because they have so many weddings here, they are extremely comfortable with how to best serve (and staff) weddings of different sizes. They handled over 200 people at our wedding (which had to be indoors due to weather) with such ease and grace. The day of the wedding I kept walking downstairs from the bridal suite to see if I could help, just to be turned away by the incredible staff (including one of the owners!) who were working so hard to put every single little detail together. It was also wonderful being able to get ready with all of my bridesmaids right upstairs in the large bridal suite (which is where we had our hair/make-up artists come). It helped make the day even easier.

All of our guests still talk about how wonderful the food, wine, and service were throughout the whole night. Veritas, I cannot thank you enough -- you are a wonderful group of people and my husband and I plan on being wine club members forever!:)
Best. Venue. Ever.

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Best. Venue. Ever.

I just returned from my honeymoon and the first thing I wanted to do was provide vendor reviews, as this was EXTREMELY helpful for me during the wedding planning process. I was fortunate with all of the vendors I worked with, but none of it would've happened if it weren't for the incredible venue, Veritas staff, and particularly Chloe.

I was concerned about the cost at first, but quickly realized that Veritas is just extremely upfront with all of the costs (and, due to their hypothetical breakdown of costs they provide, they helped us to be very realistic with what our reception would cost). Chloe and Rebecca were always quick to respond to my random emails containing lists of questions that I needed answered efficiently in order to secure other vendors. Every time I stopped by Veritas the staff was warm and accommodating so that I could spread the planning process out over time.

The food here is amazing. My husband and I went to a tasting 6 months prior to the wedding with both sets of our parents, where we were able to try many different dishes (and wines!) while overlooking the beautiful vineyard and mountains. It was so difficult to pick, since everything is so delicious. We even had the opportunity to meet the chef, who is so wonderful.

I was completely blown away by the professionalism of the staff of Veritas. Because they have so many weddings here, they are extremely comfortable with how to best serve (and staff) weddings of different sizes. They handled over 200 people at our wedding (which had to be indoors due to weather) with such ease and grace. The day of the wedding I kept walking downstairs from the bridal suite to see if I could help, just to be turned away by the incredible staff (including one of the owners!) who were working so hard to put every single little detail together. It was also wonderful being able to get ready with all of my bridesmaids right upstairs in the large bridal suite (which is where we had our hair/make-up artists come). It helped make the day even easier.

All of our guests still talk about how wonderful the food, wine, and service were throughout the whole night. Veritas, I cannot thank you enough -- you are a wonderful group of people and my husband and I plan on being wine club members forever!:) Read less
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Kally
Wedding:
7/2/2011
5.0/5.0
Our wedding reception was held at Veritas. It was the most beautiful reception and it could not have been possible without the expertise of Chloe from Veritas. She made my vision a reality. Working with her and the other people at Veritas was a pleasant experience and they were all complete professionals. Chloe went above and beyond what was in our contract and I feel so lucky to have had such a positive experience. The food at Veritas is to die for and the wine is perfection. Such a fabulous experience!!
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Our wedding reception was held at Veritas. It was the most beautiful reception and it could not have been possible without the expertise of Chloe from Veritas. She made my vision a reality. Working with her and the other people at Veritas was a pleasant experience and they were all complete professionals. Chloe went above and beyond what was in our contract and I feel so lucky to have had such a positive experience. The food at Veritas is to die for and the wine is perfection. Such a fabulous experience!! Read less
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GolfHoo
Wedding:
7/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Veritas Winery is a bride's dream venue! The outdoor scenery is beautiful and the indoor tasting room and ballroom are breathtaking. The most amazing detail is the white drapery surrounding the ballroom walls with white lights sparkling in the background to create a fairytale atmosphere. The venue is absolutely stunning before personal decorations are even added.

Chloe and her staff were wonderful to work with and went above and beyond to make the planning process easy for my parents and me. We communicated often via phone and email, and had a fabulous time at the food and wine tastings. We had a wonderful experience working with Chloe and will continue to recommend Veritas for any event!
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Veritas Winery is a bride's dream venue! The outdoor scenery is beautiful and the indoor tasting room and ballroom are breathtaking. The most amazing detail is the white drapery surrounding the ballroom walls with white lights sparkling in the background to create a fairytale atmosphere. The venue is absolutely stunning before personal decorations are even added.

Chloe and her staff were wonderful to work with and went above and beyond to make the planning process easy for my parents and me. We communicated often via phone and email, and had a fabulous time at the food and wine tastings. We had a wonderful experience working with Chloe and will continue to recommend Veritas for any event! Read less
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Jayme
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
If I could give Chloe and the Veritas family 100 stars, I would. This is the most gorgeous venue, the wine is amazing, the food is amazing, Chloe is amazing. I think the thing I appreciated most about Chloe was that she made me feel like I was the only bride (when I know she deals with about a hundred weddings each year). She was responsive, flexible, understanding, and fun. She was also a great vendor resource for Charlottesville and was a huge help for me not being from the area. The entire process of working with Veritas was fun, and I highly recommend picking them if you're undecided.
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If I could give Chloe and the Veritas family 100 stars, I would. This is the most gorgeous venue, the wine is amazing, the food is amazing, Chloe is amazing. I think the thing I appreciated most about Chloe was that she made me feel like I was the only bride (when I know she deals with about a hundred weddings each year). She was responsive, flexible, understanding, and fun. She was also a great vendor resource for Charlottesville and was a huge help for me not being from the area. The entire process of working with Veritas was fun, and I highly recommend picking them if you're undecided. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
5/27/2011
5.0/5.0
Veritas made our wedding day more special than we would have ever hoped for. Chloe did an awesome job the entire time while staying cool and calm like she always does. The wait staff was fantastic and was able to accommodate all of our and our guests needs. We had a blast!
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Veritas made our wedding day more special than we would have ever hoped for. Chloe did an awesome job the entire time while staying cool and calm like she always does. The wait staff was fantastic and was able to accommodate all of our and our guests needs. We had a blast! Read less
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Alex
Wedding:
3/12/2011
5.0/5.0
Veritas was amazing in every way possible, but I can't find a way to give them 6 stars on wedding wire

Words cannot describe how incredible and magical our wedding day was... We are in awe on how beautiful it all turned out. We received so many compliments on the service, food and wine too... our family and friends really enjoyed themselves and had a blast!
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Veritas was amazing in every way possible, but I can't find a way to give them 6 stars on wedding wire

Words cannot describe how incredible and magical our wedding day was... We are in awe on how beautiful it all turned out. We received so many compliments on the service, food and wine too... our family and friends really enjoyed themselves and had a blast! Read less
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mlw2b
Wedding:
9/5/2010
5.0/5.0
Seriously the most amazing and gorgeous wedding location. EVERY SINGLE guest was raving about the food, the wine, the atmosphere- they said it was the best wedding they've ever been to! Chloe is an amazing, talented, and organized planner - she really takes care of everything and is on top of her game for every single detail you could even think of! BEST PLACE. HAVE IT THERE.
Seriously the most amazing and gorgeous wedding location. EVERY SINGLE guest was raving about the food, the wine, the Read more...
Seriously the most amazing and gorgeous wedding location. EVERY SINGLE guest was raving about the food, the wine, the atmosphere- they said it was the best wedding they've ever been to! Chloe is an amazing, talented, and organized planner - she really takes care of everything and is on top of her game for every single detail you could even think of! BEST PLACE. HAVE IT THERE. Read less
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moritz888
Wedding:
4/29/2010
5.0/5.0
Our ceremony/reception was gorgeous!!! Chloe, the event coordinator at Veritas, is so friendly and accomodating. They really took care of everything.
Our ceremony/reception was gorgeous!!! Chloe, the event coordinator at Veritas, is so friendly and accomodating. They Read more...
Our ceremony/reception was gorgeous!!! Chloe, the event coordinator at Veritas, is so friendly and accomodating. They really took care of everything. Read less
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Clouds
Wedding:
4/24/2010
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding at Veritas in April and have nothing but positive things to say. The Veritas team was amazing and made it such a memorable and perfect day. Anyone who has planned a wedding knows how overwhelming and stressful it can be and the Veritas team were professional and supportive throughout the entire process. Nothing but great things to say and I'm so happy that we decided to have our wedding here. The staff truly made us feel so comfortable and right at home. A big thanks to Chloe and Victoria (the coordinators) for their help – couldn’t have done it without them!
We had our wedding at Veritas in April and have nothing but positive things to say. The Veritas team was amazing and made Read more...
We had our wedding at Veritas in April and have nothing but positive things to say. The Veritas team was amazing and made it such a memorable and perfect day. Anyone who has planned a wedding knows how overwhelming and stressful it can be and the Veritas team were professional and supportive throughout the entire process. Nothing but great things to say and I'm so happy that we decided to have our wedding here. The staff truly made us feel so comfortable and right at home. A big thanks to Chloe and Victoria (the coordinators) for their help – couldn’t have done it without them! Read less
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Griffin
Wedding:
4/11/2009
5.0/5.0
We would recommend Veritas to anyone who is interested in a wedding at a winery. One day we hope to renew our vows there, 5.5 years so far and going strong. Thanks for the amazing memories!
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We would recommend Veritas to anyone who is interested in a wedding at a winery. One day we hope to renew our vows there, 5.5 years so far and going strong. Thanks for the amazing memories! Read less
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Jill Olsson
Wedding:
6/18/2010
4.9/5.0
Our wedding day was a dream come true. Just one visit to Veritas and it will be easy to picture yourself celebrating your big day there. From the beautiful landscaping to the elegant design of the reception hall, great wine, good food...Veritas has it all. We were planning the wedding from California and Chloe, the event coordinator at Veritas, was so flexible and responsive. As we were pricing other venues in the area we first thought that Veritas was out of our price range. We soon realized that Veritas was much more up front about all of the costs whereas others had more hidden costs. Veritas was perfect for us because it was almost a 'one stop shop' with a fantastic catering service, beautiful linens, chairs, plates, flatware, dedicated event coordinator, etc - all of these little things add up. It was very easy to plan a gorgeous wedding there, even from the other side of the country.
Our wedding day was a dream come true. Just one visit to Veritas and it will be easy to picture yourself celebrating your Read more...
Our wedding day was a dream come true. Just one visit to Veritas and it will be easy to picture yourself celebrating your big day there. From the beautiful landscaping to the elegant design of the reception hall, great wine, good food...Veritas has it all. We were planning the wedding from California and Chloe, the event coordinator at Veritas, was so flexible and responsive. As we were pricing other venues in the area we first thought that Veritas was out of our price range. We soon realized that Veritas was much more up front about all of the costs whereas others had more hidden costs. Veritas was perfect for us because it was almost a 'one stop shop' with a fantastic catering service, beautiful linens, chairs, plates, flatware, dedicated event coordinator, etc - all of these little things add up. It was very easy to plan a gorgeous wedding there, even from the other side of the country. Read less
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Sue
Wedding:
10/26/2008
4.9/5.0
Living 2hrs from the venue, Chris could not have made it any easier on us! The venue was perfect all around. From the ease of working with vendors (flowers, photographer, etc) to the amazing food that they offered on site, the day was a dream.
Living 2hrs from the venue, Chris could not have made it any easier on us! The venue was perfect all around. From the ease Read more...
Living 2hrs from the venue, Chris could not have made it any easier on us! The venue was perfect all around. From the ease of working with vendors (flowers, photographer, etc) to the amazing food that they offered on site, the day was a dream. Read less
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Audrey
Wedding:
6/21/2014
4.8/5.0
Truly exceptional. Great food, picturesque setting, huge space, supportive staff. Veritas has it all. Our wedding coordinator, Jill, was incredibly helpful and gave us direction at every turn of the road. I felt like we were on cruise control working with her, during what was a hectic planning process at times. The waiting list is quite long, but it was worth the wait. For large parties, chartered buses is a must. I'd do it all again, but that's not possible :)
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Truly exceptional. Great food, picturesque setting, huge space, supportive staff. Veritas has it all. Our wedding coordinator, Jill, was incredibly helpful and gave us direction at every turn of the road. I felt like we were on cruise control working with her, during what was a hectic planning process at times. The waiting list is quite long, but it was worth the wait. For large parties, chartered buses is a must. I'd do it all again, but that's not possible :) Read less
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Brittany
Wedding:
4/5/2014
4.8/5.0
What a beautiful backdrop to a beautiful moment in life. Everything was gorgeous the draping in the main ballroom....the romantic lighting they provide. Jill the coordinator truly made life so much easier whenever we had to make arrangements, changes, honestly anything we asked for she made happen. The staff really worked hard. The dinner was a little behind, but everyone worked together to get food out. The guest raved about how delicious everything was! Thank you Chef! Veritas is a magical place and truly encompasses the beauty of the mountains and Virginia landscape! Oh the bridal suite was amazing it was the best birds eye view as the day unfolded:)
What a beautiful backdrop to a beautiful moment in life. Everything was gorgeous the draping in the main ballroom....the Read more...
What a beautiful backdrop to a beautiful moment in life. Everything was gorgeous the draping in the main ballroom....the romantic lighting they provide. Jill the coordinator truly made life so much easier whenever we had to make arrangements, changes, honestly anything we asked for she made happen. The staff really worked hard. The dinner was a little behind, but everyone worked together to get food out. The guest raved about how delicious everything was! Thank you Chef! Veritas is a magical place and truly encompasses the beauty of the mountains and Virginia landscape! Oh the bridal suite was amazing it was the best birds eye view as the day unfolded:) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
From the MOB: what a fantastic group of people to work with! Jill and Frances couldn't have done a better job, nor made us feel as if we were their sole concern. Our food was outstanding, the winery, tasting room and views are stunning. Everything was top notch! Thank you!!
From the MOB: what a fantastic group of people to work with! Jill and Frances couldn't have done a better job, nor made us Read more...
From the MOB: what a fantastic group of people to work with! Jill and Frances couldn't have done a better job, nor made us feel as if we were their sole concern. Our food was outstanding, the winery, tasting room and views are stunning. Everything was top notch! Thank you!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
We loved having our wedding reception at Veritas! The views are absolutely breathtaking and perfect for photos -- the event managers are approachable, flexible, and responsive -- and the food options were great. In particular, we loved their vegetarian options, which were creative and delicious (better than just steamed veggies piled high on a plate!) and their willingness to put together unique appetizers. The one "issue" we encountered were changed prices for food and bev items; Veritas raised their prices mid-season without warning. Once we highlighted the discrepancies to the event manager, she immediately adjusted them back to the rates we had been quoted when we signed the contract.
We loved having our wedding reception at Veritas! The views are absolutely breathtaking and perfect for photos -- the Read more...
We loved having our wedding reception at Veritas! The views are absolutely breathtaking and perfect for photos -- the event managers are approachable, flexible, and responsive -- and the food options were great. In particular, we loved their vegetarian options, which were creative and delicious (better than just steamed veggies piled high on a plate!) and their willingness to put together unique appetizers. The one "issue" we encountered were changed prices for food and bev items; Veritas raised their prices mid-season without warning. Once we highlighted the discrepancies to the event manager, she immediately adjusted them back to the rates we had been quoted when we signed the contract. Read less
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Shay
Wedding:
12/21/2012
4.8/5.0
Veritas was lovely! When we put down a deposit we'd only seen the venue online but I fell in love with the pictures & I didn't want anyone to take our date so we took a big chance. It was totally worth it! The ballroom is breathtaking & our wedding looked like something out of a magazine. Jill was incredibly helpful and responsive, her or someone from her staff was available whenever we had any questions or concerns. If you have the budget for Veritas I would highly recommend you have your wedding here, you will be very happy.
Veritas was lovely! When we put down a deposit we'd only seen the venue online but I fell in love with the pictures & I Read more...
Veritas was lovely! When we put down a deposit we'd only seen the venue online but I fell in love with the pictures & I didn't want anyone to take our date so we took a big chance. It was totally worth it! The ballroom is breathtaking & our wedding looked like something out of a magazine. Jill was incredibly helpful and responsive, her or someone from her staff was available whenever we had any questions or concerns. If you have the budget for Veritas I would highly recommend you have your wedding here, you will be very happy. Read less
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ahansen
Wedding:
10/17/2009
4.8/5.0
We got nothing by positive comments about Veritas! The wine was fantastic, the venue was beautiful, and the staff was accommodating when we ended up moving our ceremony inside the ballroom due to weather. They did a great job staging the ceremony, then shuffling everything back to the ballroom setup for dinner. Our photographs are beautiful, largely due to the beautiful backdrop that Veritas provides. The food is FANTASTIC.
We got nothing by positive comments about Veritas! The wine was fantastic, the venue was beautiful, and the staff was Read more...
We got nothing by positive comments about Veritas! The wine was fantastic, the venue was beautiful, and the staff was accommodating when we ended up moving our ceremony inside the ballroom due to weather. They did a great job staging the ceremony, then shuffling everything back to the ballroom setup for dinner. Our photographs are beautiful, largely due to the beautiful backdrop that Veritas provides. The food is FANTASTIC. Read less
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sugarbellesouth
Wedding:
10/16/2009
4.8/5.0
Veritas was a perfect setting for our wedding. We'd planned to have it outside under the trees but Mother Nature had something else in mind for us. The day before the wedding, we met with Chris (the on-site coordinator who is very friendly and helpful) who walked us through two indoor layouts in the wine-tasting room. We selected one and just went with it. Since the wedding, I've heard nothing but compliments about the staff and the venue (and the wine!). I would highly recommend Veritas to brides in the Charlottesville area.
Veritas was a perfect setting for our wedding. We'd planned to have it outside under the trees but Mother Nature had Read more...
Veritas was a perfect setting for our wedding. We'd planned to have it outside under the trees but Mother Nature had something else in mind for us. The day before the wedding, we met with Chris (the on-site coordinator who is very friendly and helpful) who walked us through two indoor layouts in the wine-tasting room. We selected one and just went with it. Since the wedding, I've heard nothing but compliments about the staff and the venue (and the wine!). I would highly recommend Veritas to brides in the Charlottesville area. Read less
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chance1423
Wedding:
10/2/2009
4.8/5.0
Our wedding at Vertias Vineyard was absolutely everything we had hoped for and more. The staff was attentive, helped to set out all of our diy items and made sure everyone was happy. They even tracked down our cake which had not showed up by the time of the reception.
The setting is breathtaking inside and out. I highly recommend Vertias!
Our wedding at Vertias Vineyard was absolutely everything we had hoped for and more. The staff was attentive, helped to Read more...
Our wedding at Vertias Vineyard was absolutely everything we had hoped for and more. The staff was attentive, helped to set out all of our diy items and made sure everyone was happy. They even tracked down our cake which had not showed up by the time of the reception.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.7/5.0
Veritas is a beautiful place to have a wedding, and my husband and I feel very fortunate that we were able to celebrate our marriage in such an incredible location. The food was excellent, and we especially appreciated that the chef happily accommodated our vegetarian menu. The Veritas staff were very friendly and professional. There were a few communication glitches along the way (mainly scheduling mistakes which were promptly rectified) which failed to inspire full confidence; however, the event planning staff really shined on our wedding weekend. They took care of so much and so well! Our evening wedding went off without a hitch, and the Veritas staff also did a lot to reduce everyone's stress level too. I would definitely recommend Veritas to anyone looking to have a relaxed but elegant vineyard wedding.
Veritas is a beautiful place to have a wedding, and my husband and I feel very fortunate that we were able to celebrate Read more...
Veritas is a beautiful place to have a wedding, and my husband and I feel very fortunate that we were able to celebrate our marriage in such an incredible location. The food was excellent, and we especially appreciated that the chef happily accommodated our vegetarian menu. The Veritas staff were very friendly and professional. There were a few communication glitches along the way (mainly scheduling mistakes which were promptly rectified) which failed to inspire full confidence; however, the event planning staff really shined on our wedding weekend. They took care of so much and so well! Our evening wedding went off without a hitch, and the Veritas staff also did a lot to reduce everyone's stress level too. I would definitely recommend Veritas to anyone looking to have a relaxed but elegant vineyard wedding. Read less
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christy
Wedding:
3/31/2012
4.7/5.0
The only reason Veritas didn't get 5/5 stars is because I think they are expensive, but that is the case with any wedding venue in the Charlottesville and even Northern Virginia / DC area!

I worked primarily with Rebecca, but also interacted with the other special event staff. Rebecca is professional, friendly, and thought of everything! My wedding night was perfect and as someone who works in the Public Relations field, I know that events like this are not as simple as they appear.

My husband and I were instantly attracted to Veritas because it is simply beautiful. The setting is gorgeous and the ballroom is breathtaking. They obviously had weddings in mind when they built the facility. Me and my bridesmaids got ready in the bridal rooms upstairs which was really nice. My husband complained a bit about being shoved in the basement, but its not like they were down there that long :-) That is really the only downfall (besides the costs) that we could thing of -- and as you can tell, it's not that important.

I was planning on having an indoor wedding, but luckily VA had the warmest March ever, so we were able to hold our ceremony outside on the lawn. I appreciated the flexibility of the staff--they only needed a few hours notice for the ceremony location. Also, a major plus was being able to store our wedding "stuff" at Veritas on Friday and then we could pick it up on Sun (luckily there weren't other weddings planned for the Fri/Sun around our date) Not having to worry about packing everything up after the wedding was such a nice feature. Flexibility like that is not found everywhere!

I could go on and on and on -- but I need to keep this short. I highly recommend Veritas. I was a little nervous about the final bar costs (they bill based on consumption), but in the end, the final cost of everything was right on par with other weddings in the Charlottesville/DC/NoVA area. I had the wedding of my dreams and look forward to going back every year with my husband to sip some wine on the lawn and reminisce.
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The only reason Veritas didn't get 5/5 stars is because I think they are expensive, but that is the case with any wedding venue in the Charlottesville and even Northern Virginia / DC area!

I worked primarily with Rebecca, but also interacted with the other special event staff. Rebecca is professional, friendly, and thought of everything! My wedding night was perfect and as someone who works in the Public Relations field, I know that events like this are not as simple as they appear.

My husband and I were instantly attracted to Veritas because it is simply beautiful. The setting is gorgeous and the ballroom is breathtaking. They obviously had weddings in mind when they built the facility. Me and my bridesmaids got ready in the bridal rooms upstairs which was really nice. My husband complained a bit about being shoved in the basement, but its not like they were down there that long :-) That is really the only downfall (besides the costs) that we could thing of -- and as you can tell, it's not that important.

I was planning on having an indoor wedding, but luckily VA had the warmest March ever, so we were able to hold our ceremony outside on the lawn. I appreciated the flexibility of the staff--they only needed a few hours notice for the ceremony location. Also, a major plus was being able to store our wedding "stuff" at Veritas on Friday and then we could pick it up on Sun (luckily there weren't other weddings planned for the Fri/Sun around our date) Not having to worry about packing everything up after the wedding was such a nice feature. Flexibility like that is not found everywhere!

I could go on and on and on -- but I need to keep this short. I highly recommend Veritas. I was a little nervous about the final bar costs (they bill based on consumption), but in the end, the final cost of everything was right on par with other weddings in the Charlottesville/DC/NoVA area. I had the wedding of my dreams and look forward to going back every year with my husband to sip some wine on the lawn and reminisce. Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
7/5/2013
4.6/5.0
My husband and I absolutely fell in love with Veritas the first time we visited. The property, tasting room, and ballroom are all stunningly gorgeous. We have received nothing but great comments from our guests on how beautiful everything was. Jill, the coordinator, was great as well! She was very flexible with how we wanted things to go and was so helpful with all of my questions. Our only complaint, and it is hard to complain at all, was that our food service was extremely late. Dinner was not served until after 9pm when it should have been plated by 8:30. This put a bit of a rush on our toasts, cake cutting, bouquet/garter toss. We were disappointed with this as everything else was so great. Other than the late dinner service we were very happy with Veritas.
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My husband and I absolutely fell in love with Veritas the first time we visited. The property, tasting room, and ballroom are all stunningly gorgeous. We have received nothing but great comments from our guests on how beautiful everything was. Jill, the coordinator, was great as well! She was very flexible with how we wanted things to go and was so helpful with all of my questions. Our only complaint, and it is hard to complain at all, was that our food service was extremely late. Dinner was not served until after 9pm when it should have been plated by 8:30. This put a bit of a rush on our toasts, cake cutting, bouquet/garter toss. We were disappointed with this as everything else was so great. Other than the late dinner service we were very happy with Veritas. Read less
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HP
Wedding:
5/28/2010
4.6/5.0
Chloe and the Veritas staff were fantastic. We could not have been more pleased, and I highly recommend them. Chloe was patient, thoughtful and genuinely invested in ensuring that we had the day of our dreams. I also really appreciated that she was responsive throughout the process (to both us and the other vendors).

It rained the day of the wedding (which was supposed to have been outside), and they were especially fantastic about executing the Plan B quickly and efficiently.

The only criticism I have is regarding the tasting process. Before we were married, Veritas held 3-4 tastings through the winter/srping where they featured 2-3 apps, salads, entrees. It made it really difficult to get an idea of what to pick b/c the tasting options were so limited. I think this may change in the future since it sounds like they have had a lot of the same feedback about this. The tasting itsself was also a bit rocky (the chef who had been there for many years had just departed) so we certainly had some contructive criticism for Chloe after the tasting. However, one of the things that impressed me most about Chloe was the fact that she took the time to acknowledge our feedback and help us get to a place where we felt good about the menu (talking with the chef about other options, etc.)

You cannot go wrong with Veritas!
Chloe and the Veritas staff were fantastic. We could not have been more pleased, and I highly recommend them. Chloe was Read more...
Chloe and the Veritas staff were fantastic. We could not have been more pleased, and I highly recommend them. Chloe was patient, thoughtful and genuinely invested in ensuring that we had the day of our dreams. I also really appreciated that she was responsive throughout the process (to both us and the other vendors).

It rained the day of the wedding (which was supposed to have been outside), and they were especially fantastic about executing the Plan B quickly and efficiently.

The only criticism I have is regarding the tasting process. Before we were married, Veritas held 3-4 tastings through the winter/srping where they featured 2-3 apps, salads, entrees. It made it really difficult to get an idea of what to pick b/c the tasting options were so limited. I think this may change in the future since it sounds like they have had a lot of the same feedback about this. The tasting itsself was also a bit rocky (the chef who had been there for many years had just departed) so we certainly had some contructive criticism for Chloe after the tasting. However, one of the things that impressed me most about Chloe was the fact that she took the time to acknowledge our feedback and help us get to a place where we felt good about the menu (talking with the chef about other options, etc.)

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Shannon
Wedding:
12/3/2011
4.3/5.0
You could not ask for a more beautiful venue. The presentation was stunning and wine & food are top notch.
You could not ask for a more beautiful venue. The presentation was stunning and wine & food are top notch.
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Jennifer
Wedding:
2/16/2008
2.6/5.0
While I love Veritas and would not have held my wedding anywhere else, I can only rate the quality of service as mediocre. I caveat my review by stating if I had to do it all over again, I would probably still have my wedding at Veritas, I'd just use my lessons learned from working with their staff. The owners are nice enough and professional to work with, however you interface mostly with their event coordinator. Our coordinator was Chris, who while pleasant, can be frustrating to work with if you're as detailed oriented as I am.

When my husband and I arrived for our first meeting to review details, she had not entered our meeting on her calendar correctly. She was surprised by our arrival, but was willing to meet with us since the other couple, the one she accidentally scheduled for our time slot, was late.

Both my husband and I keep busy travel schedules due to work, so we scheduled our dinner tasting approximately 8 months in advance to ensure we could both attend. We also asked our parents to mark their calendars so they too could attend. About two weeks before the tasting, we received an email from Chris asking us to select a tasting date. I notified her that we selected our tasting date many months prior, to which she asked whether we could reschedule. When I explained to her that we could not, she indicated she would be on vacation and the owners had plans, but that someone would be able to meet with us. The owner, Patricia, did join us for approximately 45 minutes, but was obviously not pleased to be pulled away from her family event. We obviously did not enjoy being the cause of this scheduling conflict, but couldn't help it because of our own schedules. It just gave the event a sense of frustration it would not have had otherwise.

At our final meeting, Chris was more prepared and ready to note the details of our reception. However, by this point, we had opted to hire a wedding planner (Jennifer Carroll - AWESOME) to assist us and to ensure the reception flowed smoothly.

The actual event went very well. I think some guests did have slow dinner service, but overall feedback was good. Some of the service staff cleared tables too soon, thereby removing name cards guests had planned to save and wedding cake they planned to eat.

Our final disappointment was that a tablecloth that we rented from Festive Fare Rentals went missing. The vendor contacted us and we in return contacted Veritas. Veritas could not locate the tablecloth and has not taken action to reimburse us for the fee we incurred as a result of the missing tablecloth. It seemed logical to us that since the tablecloth was on their table when we left that it was their fault it was lost. At one point, Chris indicated she would reimburse us, but has not responded to emails or our phone calls since that time.

My overall opinion is, if you love the location and can afford the venue, you can and will have a beautiful wedding at Veritas. However, be prepared with all of your reception details (e.g., table layout, method for distinguishing between dinner selections, event timing) and confirm scheduled appointments at least a week in advance.
While I love Veritas and would not have held my wedding anywhere else, I can only rate the quality of service as mediocre. Read more...
While I love Veritas and would not have held my wedding anywhere else, I can only rate the quality of service as mediocre. I caveat my review by stating if I had to do it all over again, I would probably still have my wedding at Veritas, I'd just use my lessons learned from working with their staff. The owners are nice enough and professional to work with, however you interface mostly with their event coordinator. Our coordinator was Chris, who while pleasant, can be frustrating to work with if you're as detailed oriented as I am.

When my husband and I arrived for our first meeting to review details, she had not entered our meeting on her calendar correctly. She was surprised by our arrival, but was willing to meet with us since the other couple, the one she accidentally scheduled for our time slot, was late.

Both my husband and I keep busy travel schedules due to work, so we scheduled our dinner tasting approximately 8 months in advance to ensure we could both attend. We also asked our parents to mark their calendars so they too could attend. About two weeks before the tasting, we received an email from Chris asking us to select a tasting date. I notified her that we selected our tasting date many months prior, to which she asked whether we could reschedule. When I explained to her that we could not, she indicated she would be on vacation and the owners had plans, but that someone would be able to meet with us. The owner, Patricia, did join us for approximately 45 minutes, but was obviously not pleased to be pulled away from her family event. We obviously did not enjoy being the cause of this scheduling conflict, but couldn't help it because of our own schedules. It just gave the event a sense of frustration it would not have had otherwise.

At our final meeting, Chris was more prepared and ready to note the details of our reception. However, by this point, we had opted to hire a wedding planner (Jennifer Carroll - AWESOME) to assist us and to ensure the reception flowed smoothly.

The actual event went very well. I think some guests did have slow dinner service, but overall feedback was good. Some of the service staff cleared tables too soon, thereby removing name cards guests had planned to save and wedding cake they planned to eat.

Our final disappointment was that a tablecloth that we rented from Festive Fare Rentals went missing. The vendor contacted us and we in return contacted Veritas. Veritas could not locate the tablecloth and has not taken action to reimburse us for the fee we incurred as a result of the missing tablecloth. It seemed logical to us that since the tablecloth was on their table when we left that it was their fault it was lost. At one point, Chris indicated she would reimburse us, but has not responded to emails or our phone calls since that time.

My overall opinion is, if you love the location and can afford the venue, you can and will have a beautiful wedding at Veritas. However, be prepared with all of your reception details (e.g., table layout, method for distinguishing between dinner selections, event timing) and confirm scheduled appointments at least a week in advance. Read less
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