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Weddings at Narmada: Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How long will you hold my reservation?

    We offer to hold dates for two weeks.

  2. What are the payment terms?

    An initial payment equal to 50% of the fee and a $1,000 security deposit are due upon signing the contract. Final payment is due fourteen (14) days prior to the event date. If not paid in a timely manner, the deposit is forfeited.

    Narmada Winery requires a credit card to be on file to cover any additional purchases made the day of the event.

    The security deposit is to cover potential damage by your guests and will be refunded ten (10) business days following the event. If any damages have occurred, you will be notified and billed for any repairs over and above the deposit.

  3. What is your cancellation policy?

    Cancellations must be done in writing.

    8 months prior: 75% refund
    6-8 months prior: 50% refund
    6 months or less: deposit is non-refundable, however deposit can be transferred to an alternate date agreeable to both parties.

  4. What is typical timing for an event?

    Wedding ceremonies at Narmada typically begin at 5:30pm, and reception space is available from 7:00 to 11:00pm. Additional time can be arranged, if needed, and should be discussed in advance. All guests must depart no later than 11:30pm.

  5. How much time is allowed for set-up?

    Standard day-of set-up time for your event is 3 hours prior to the guest arrival time in all areas other than the Tasting Room and Patio. In the event that you require more time, additional staffing fees will apply at $30.00 per person, per hour. All items must be removed/picked up by 10:00 am the following day, unless other arrangements are agreed upon prior to the event weekend.

  6. What is the timing for a ceremony rehearsal?

    A 2-hour ceremony rehearsal can be hosted the day prior to your wedding.

  7. Do you allow the space to be decorated?

    Yes! We welcome decorations such as flowers, candles, lighting, etc. We do not allow anything to be applied to the walls or building that will cause damage. If you choose to use candles, they must be in containers or on a stand to prevent damage to our surfaces.

  8. Is there adequate space in the parking lot for my event?

    Our parking lot accommodates 50 cars and we have additional event parking for 50 in the grassy area across from the Pavilion. We also have parking areas designed to accommodate limousines, mini coaches and motor coaches.

  9. What type of music is permitted?

    You may arrange for everything from DJs to full dance bands. The music portion of the party must end by 10:30 pm.

  10. Is there an area for the bridal party to prepare?

    The bridal party can access a fully furnished one bedroom apartment on our property beginning at noon on the day of your event for an additional fee of $250. We may be able to accommodate earlier access for $50 per hour. You may leave your belongings in the apartment for the duration of the event, but all personal items must be collected no later than 11:30pm the day of the wedding.

  11. Can I cancel my event?

    Cancellations must be done in writing. 8 months prior: 75% refund. 6-8 months prior: 50% refund. 6 months or less: deposit is non-refundable, however deposit can be transferred to an alternate date agreeable to both parties.

  12. Does Narmada Winery provide A/V equipment, such as microphones, amplifiers, speakers, etc.?


  13. Am I required to hire an event coordinator?

    We highly recommend hiring a planner, whether day-of or comprehensive, particularly if you are from out of town. Please see our list of preferred vendors.

  14. Is there a food & beverage minimum?

    The wedding party must select either “Narmada’s Classic Collection” wines (Mom, Chardonnay Reserve, Reflection and Melange) or “Everybody’s Favorites” wines (Mom, Dream, Midnight and Cabernet Franc) for the event. Additional wine purchases are discounted by 15%.

  15. May we bring in an outside caterer?

    Yes. We have several caterers we can recommend, or you may bring in your own caterer who must follow our event guidelines. The caterer must meet with Narmada’s wedding specialist prior to the event.

  16. Can we bring in our own alcohol?

    With the proper banquet license and insurance certificate, the wedding party may arrange for champagne, beer and liquor to be brought in and consumed in the manner consistent with these documents.

    We encourage our guests to arrange for designated drivers and/or special transportation and any other steps advisable to avoid discomfort, inconvenience or accidents. Under no circumstances will the Winery serve alcohol to underage or intoxicated persons.

Please call our Wedding Specialist if you have additional questions: (540) 937-8215 or email us.