Frequently Asked Questions
Signed contract and 50% deposit. The balance payment is due one (1) month prior to the event.
Both of our venues have gorgeous indoor and outdoor ceremony locations. In the event of inclement weather, you can relocate your ceremony inside without additional cost or inconvenience.
Yes. We require the use of a Caterer from our list and the use of a Day-of Event Planner. With other vendor categories, we highly recommend you choose from our preferred list as they represent the best in the business, and are familiar with our property and policies. However, if you would like to choose another vendor, please note that the Winery must pre-approve the vendor prior to hiring. All vendors are required to carry liability insurance and submit a Trump Winery waiver before being hired.
If the Client cancels the Event, all monies paid to the Winery shall be forfeited and will not be credited to future Events. The Client must provide written notice to the Winery to cancel an Event.
You must purchase one case (12 bottles) of Trump Wine for every 25 guests. You will receive a 15% discount on all wine purchased for your event. Outside wine is not permitted. You may arrange beer and liquor with your caterer. Most caterers permit alcohol and beer to be provided by the client. If you choose to do so, you will need to secure a 1 day ABC banquet license.
Yes. The Client must submit a Certificate of Liability Insurance (CLI) naming Eric Trump Wine Manufacturing LLC as additionally insured for $1 million on the date of the event.
One Event Staff will be present throughout the duration of your event. The Event Staff functions as an onsite venue manager and point of contact for the Client and associated vendors. This person is in charge of the facility and will generally be out of sight.
Yes, a 10% discount is available for active military.
Yes, stay with us! We are pleased to offer guests onsite accommodations at Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery. Albemarle Estate is the perfect venue for your luxury accommodations, rehearsal dinners, and intimate receptions. Couples staying with us have the additional benefit of taking their wedding photos at the Estate.
We allow bubbles, rose petals, and sparklers with a proper receptacle. We do not permit rice, birdseed, confetti, or wish lanterns.
Yes, rehearsals typically last an hour and can be booked in advance with the Events Manager.
Catering will provide most of the labor for the event and will set up and break down all of the rentals. Cleanup must be completed no more than 2 hours after the event.
Event contracts begin at 12 noon with the conclusion no later than 11 pm. All guests must depart the property by midnight (12AM). Additional time may be added to the beginning of the contract at a rate of $500 per half hour.
Smoking is allowed outdoors in designated areas.
Yes, dressing suites are available in both venues. You may get ready on-site starting at 12pm.
Yes. Please note that Albemarle County Code requires noise never exceeds 95 decibels at the property line.
Yes, both venues have ample interior restrooms.