Private parties Lost Acres Vineyard is an ideal location for your next special event. Our Tasting Room and deck is an perfect for Birthdays, Rehearsal Dinners, Showers, Receptions and Anniversaries, just to name a few.
The vineyard is available for private parties Friday, Saturday from 6:30 pm to 10pm (set up at 6pm), Sunday from 5:30 pm to 10pm (set up can start at 5pm) and weekdays any time. The Facility Fee is $125 per hour and includes the use of the tasting room, deck and kitchen and 1/2 hour before for set up and 1/2 after for clean up. The Facility must be left clean after the party ends with all trash removed.
Community Groups Community groups are invited to use our facilities for meetings and other events Monday through Thursday of up to 40 people. Community groups include schools, local small businesses, book clubs and small not for profits. For these events, we waive the facility fee for 2 hours and ask for a minimum wine purchase of $250. For dinner events or events over 40 people, we charge a reduced facility fee of $150 for the first 2 hours and $100 per hour for any additional hours.
Corporate Events Corporate groups are invited to use our facilities for meetings and other events Monday through Thursday from 9 to 5pm for meetings and team building events. For these events, we offer a discounted facility fee of $50 per hour, with a minimum of 3 hours.
Fundraisers Non Profits are invited to use our facilities for fundraisers. We waive the facility fee for 2 hours for fundraisers, with an additional ½ hour for set up and clean up, with a minimum wine purchase of $250. Typically, the nonprofit sells tickets for $25, which includes a ticket for a glass of wine and appetizers. Music and silent auctions are also sometimes included. The vineyard is available for Friday, Saturday from 6:30 pm to 10pm (set up at 6pm), Sunday from 5:30 pm to 10pm (set up can start at 5pm), Any time on weeknights.
Weddings Lost Acres Vineyard is a perfect venue for intimate, rustic weddings. Outside Ceremony and receiving line can start at 6:00 with the reception starting at 6:30. We are open to the public until 6pm, so we cannot start weddings any earlier. Event must end by 10:30pm. Because of additional logistics and complexities unique to weddings, there is a surcharge for weddings in addition to our facility fee of $125 per hour. For weddings up to 50 people, the surcharge is $500; for weddings from 51 to 75 people, the surcharge is $750. We cannot accommodate weddings larger than 75 people. The following is included in the facility fees for weddings.
Site for ceremony
facility for reception including tasting room, kitchen, deck, grounds
tables & chairs and linens
dressing room for bridal party
use of the vineyard for photography before and during the event (includes engagement photos, pre wedding photos)
an initial planning meeting and 30 day check point.
Music must be inside and end by 9:30.
Wine Wine can be handled in a number of ways: 1) an open bar where we charge you by the bottle used, 2) tickets where you give your guests tickets which they can exchange for glasses of wine and we will charge you $7 per ticket redeemed, guests can buy additional glasses at $7 per glass, 3) Cash bar where wine is available at $7 per glass. No other alcohol is permitted.
Food Food can be provided by a caterer or you can bring your own food. Our recommended caterers are Pastel’s Catering, www.pastelscatering.com, 860.651.9696 and Harvest Café, www.harvestcafebakery.com, 860.658.5000. You can also select your own caterer. If you bring your own food, there is an additional cost of $20 per hour per server plus tip for each extra staff to help with serving and clean up, this person generally works from the set up until 1 hour after the party ends.
Fees and Payment Payment is due the day of the event and can be made by cash or check.