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Address: 38593 Daymont Lane, Waterford, VA 20197
Phone Number: 571.439.2255
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Mon 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: 8 Chains North is a family-owned and -operated farm winery located in the...
8 Chains North is a family-owned and -operated farm winery located in the town of Waterford in picturesque Loudoun County, Virginia. Owner and Winegrower Ben Renshaw's careful attention to viticulture reveals itself in our old-world-style wines -- rich, dry reds with supple tannins, and crisp, dry whites with lovely acidity. Come visit us in our spacious, comfortable Tasting Room and enjoy two tasting options -- wines only, or wines paired with handcrafted chocolate truffles. Take a seat on the patio overlooking the vineyard, or in cooler weather, warm up by the fireplace inside. We offer a lite fare menu or you may bring your own picnic. We welcome groups with advance reservations and can accommodate limos and buses (no party buses allowed.) 8 Chains North is pleased to welcome your well-behaved children and dogs.
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Great Wine Tasting Experience!

I recently visited 8 Chains North for my Aunts 60th Birthday. What a wonderful place! The winery is beautiful, the employees are welcoming and the wine is fabulous!! We had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I recently visited 8 Chains North for my Aunts 60th Birthday. What a wonderful place! The winery is beautiful, the employees are welcoming and the wine is fabulous!! We had a great wine connoisseur, Johnny Boy, who executed out tasting. John was friendly, funny and made our experience exceptional! If you're in the Waterford, Va. area, 8 chains north is... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place isn't keen on sweet or white wines. The reds are pretty good and not too too dry but if you are a red lover, go here! They have great deals of you join their wine club, the chain gang. We also had home made chocolates with our wine and they chocolates are to die for!

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In a county now proliferating with vineyards and wineries, this particular spot offered us numerous superlatives in comfort, hospitality and tasting. A common mantra I've heard is that the best wine (regardless of cost) is the one you like! And 8 Chains wonderfully made it difficult to decide which one I liked best. Added to the relaxing ambiance, the sweeping... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We love to take our well behaved dogs with us and 8 Chains is very dog friendly, even allowing dogs in the tasting room. The wine tasting was excellent, the tasting was presented by knowledgeable and engaging staff. The wines were very good. However, what made 8 Chains stand out for us was the staff - they were very accommodating... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The tasting room looks like a barn from the outside, but is very nice inside. They also have an awesome deck off the back. They didn't have much of a variety when we were there (were out of most wines), and the wines were very so-so.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The winery was nice, spacious, with outdoor seating available. Just were not impressed with the current wine selection.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Excellent wine for the red lover! Friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating staff. They have a great patio that overlooks the vineyard. In my opinion 8 chains is one of the top 3 wineries in Loudoun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

In April 2014, my wife and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary at this lovely winery. We have been visiting 8 Chains North almost since they first opened. On New Year’s Eve of 2010, we had friends visiting from various parts of the world, and they wanted to experience wine tasting in the United States. I called several wineries in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We came to this winery as part of a wine tour. It was our last stop and probably my favorite (they were all good) but this one had the best wine plus the great outdoor/relaxing environment even though it was pretty busy. There was live music by the bar inside. I think it is a popular little gem for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love this winery. Nice setting and always a lot of fun. Our dog is always welcome and they now have a doggy run area. Good wine, good music and a great atmosphere

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