Winery FAQs2022-05-19T17:59:16+00:00

Winery FAQs

Is the tasting room open?2021-12-06T17:49:20+00:00

Our Tasting room is open for wine sales and private events. Seating is available on our Adult and Family-Friendly lawns. Table reservations are recommended every day. Groups of 13 or more must make a Group Reservation in one of our group seating areas.

Are reservations required?2021-11-19T19:52:41+00:00

Walk ins are welcome, reservations are recommended five days a week. 

Groups over 13 must make a reservation.

Are masks required at the winery?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Face masks are not required for fully vaccinated guests and recommended for unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated guests.

Can I use Old Farm Winery at Hartland property as I would a park?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

While we like to think our views rival those of any public park, we are a privately-owned farm winery. We ask that if you choose to enjoy our property, facilities, and staff that come along with it, you support us with the purchase of our Virginia grown wine. Table Reservations are recommended five days a week.

Can I bring my pet to the winery?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Pets are not allowed at Old Farm Winery at Hartland for the general comfort of our staff and guests. This includes dogs, cats, birds, iguanas etc. Service animals are always welcome.

Do you offer wine tastings?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Yes! Please visit the Wine Tasting page for details.

Are children allowed at the winery?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Children are welcome; however, they must be supervised by an adult at all times. The family friendly area will be clearly marked for your convenience.

Are large groups allowed at the winery?2021-12-06T17:50:34+00:00

Groups of 13 or more must make a group reservation.

Do you offer any discounts at the winery?2021-12-06T17:51:01+00:00

Yes, we offer a case discount (12 bottles) of 10% and you can mix and match the wines in your case. Police, firefighters, and military personnel with a valid ID receive a 10% discount on glass, bottle, and food purchases. We also offer special discounts for our Wine Club members!

Can I smoke at the winery?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Yes, designated smoking areas along the vineyard fence line are clearly marked. Cigars are available for purchase at bar.

Can I bring a tent, furniture, or picnic basket?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Any type of tents or furniture other than our own are not allowed, including pop-up tents. Picnic blankets are allowed.

If someone in your party needs a chair with a back, one will be provided.

Can I get a refund to a ticket I purchased for a public event?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Public event ticket sales (e.g. Sipping and Painting, movie nights, Wine Tours, etc.) are non-refundable. If you would like to give your ticket to a friend, please email us at info@oldfarmwineryhartland.com to change the name on the ticket for check-in.

Is Old Farm Winery at Hartland wheelchair accessible?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

The winery has ramps that allow wheelchair access and accessible bathrooms. As a farm winery, most of our seating is located on our lawn. We will do our best to accommodate any special needs. 

I am planning a visit to the winery from out of town, do you have any hotel recommendations?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Yes, we have relationships with three hotels nearby: Embassy Suites Dulles Airport, Courtyard Dulles Town Center, and La Quinta by Wyndham.

Do you have food trucks on site?2021-12-06T17:53:14+00:00

We have food trucks on site every Saturday & Sunday during the Spring/Summer/Fall season, unless otherwise stated on our Calendar. Check the Calendar to know who will be here!

Outside beverages policy2021-11-19T20:05:39+00:00

To maintain our compliance with the laws which govern our ABC farm winery license, we do not allow outside beverages of any kind. You may leave your beverages in your vehicle. All bags brought onto the property are subject to search. Wine, bottled water, juice, and a variety of sodas are available for purchase at sales locations.

Outside food policy2021-11-19T20:05:27+00:00

Unless purchased from the winery, food trucks on site, or an approved caterer, outside food is NOT allowed. We will have a variety of food available for purchase at the tasting bar and onsite food trucks. 

Photography permits2021-11-19T20:04:26+00:00

A permit is required for all posed formal photography and videography. Permit sales are subject to availability; the number of permits sold for each day is limited. Permits must be purchased in advance online. Permits are booked from 11 am–1 pm, 1-3 pm, and 3-5 pm Monday through Thursday; blackout dates may apply. Two bookings are permitted per time block. A minimum of three (3) business days is required to process the permit; a $25 charge is added to last-minute requests of less than three business days.

One-Time Use Photography Permit: $100

This is a one-time use permit for one photographer.

Annual Photography Permit: $500

Permit is good for one named photographer for one year.

If more than one photographer is associated with a company, additional permits may be purchased for $50 per permit.

With purchase of annual photography permit, individual session reservations are still required, but at no additional cost.

Can I have photos taken at the winery?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

Yes, please see our Photography Policies for details. Prom photos are not allowed at any time.

General photography guidelines2021-11-19T20:03:59+00:00

Please adhere to the following guidelines to make your photography session successful and enjoyable.

Flow of visitors and traffic along driveways and pathways must not be blocked at any time.

Pets (with the exception of service animals) and outside beverages are not allowed.

Please be mindful that wedding ceremonies and other events may be taking place in close proximity to the allowed photography locations. If members of a photography party are boisterous or unruly, they will be asked to leave and the photography and admission fees will not be refunded.

Please do not move, alter, or draw on any structures or anywhere on the property.

Please take all props or materials with you and leave TWABR as you found it. Glitter and fake snow are prohibited.

The use of drones is strictly prohibited.

Please check in with the manager on duty in the Tasting Room upon arrival to obtain the official photographer credentials:

Lanyard with photographer name, date, and session time

Lanyard must be clearly displayed at all times.

Lanyard must be returned when session is completed.

OFW does not provide staff to assist with or monitor photography sessions.

Wedding photographers working with a bridal couple who have purchased rental time at OFW are exempt from purchasing a permit as long as their work is limited to wedding activities for that couple. Wedding photographers must schedule a shoot time no later than 72 hours in advance if the shoot is not scheduled for the couple’s rental time.

OFW reserves the right to deny access to sections of the winery and property due to booked events.

Rescheduling must be agreed upon by OFW prior to the new shoot date. There are no refunds. In case of inclement weather, call 703-815-2233 to reschedule.

Photography policies are subject to change without notice.

Definition of portrait photography2021-11-19T20:03:32+00:00

OFW defines portrait photography as all wedding, engagement, quinceañera, family, maternity, portfolio, graduation, and any other posed portraiture of individuals by professional photographers or amateur photographers, whether paid or unpaid. OFW reserves the right to further define Portrait Photography on a case-by-case basis.

Guest photography policies2021-11-19T20:03:15+00:00

Guests are welcome to take snapshot photographs of the winery, individuals, and subjects that capture the events of your visit. OFW defines a snapshot as an informal photograph that is shot spontaneously and quickly without artistic intent. Guests should still observe our policies under General Photography Guidelines. You may share your photos of OFW on social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Please note that Prom photos are not allowed at any time.

Photography permit agreement & policy2021-11-19T20:02:59+00:00

We are delighted that you are considering Old Farm Winery at Hartland as the location for your photos. The guidelines outlined below are intended for all guests, but a permit is necessary for those who wish to use the winery as a backdrop for posed or directed photography. We ask all photographers to please help us to maintain the enjoyment of the winery by honoring these policies.

Please note that Prom photos are not allowed at any time.

Is music allowed?2021-11-19T20:01:30+00:00

Speakers, amplified music, or live music are not allowed in outdoor spaces.

Can I decorate the space?2021-11-19T20:01:11+00:00

Decorations are allowed in our group reservation spaces with the exception of balloons, confetti, glitter, open flames (candles) and other items that may be harmful to the environment.

What are the expectations for cleanup?2021-11-19T20:01:19+00:00

We ask that all spaces be returned to the state in which they were found.

All decorations must be removed from the space and garbage must be placed in the provided trash cans. Additional trash bags are available upon request. 

Wine bottles and glasses may be left behind for recycling. 

*Clean up fee applies if space is not clean or if garbage is left behind.

Can I stay past my reserved time?2021-11-19T20:00:44+00:00

You may extend your reservation on the day of with an additional fee if the space is available. 

Please ask a manager on duty.

Can I arrive early for set up?2021-11-19T20:00:30+00:00

We do not allow early arrivals for set up. 

Please take set up times into consideration prior to inviting your guests.

Can I bring my own food?2021-11-19T20:00:16+00:00

We do not allow outside food on the winery premises, we will have several food trucks available to guests as well as a variety of food options for sale at our tasting bar. 

We do not allow drop off or deliveries from a restaurant or caterer with Do-it-Yourself style group reservations except for Amphora Catering.

Can I bring my own beverages?2021-11-19T20:00:03+00:00

We do not allow outside beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).

When is Last Call?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

You may purchase glasses of wine, bottles for on-site consumption, and food up to 30 minutes before closing time. Bottles-to-go may be purchased up until closing time.

Is offsite food allowed?2021-11-19T19:59:02+00:00

No, outside food of any kind is prohibited on winery premises.

Are candles/open flames allowed?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

No, due to county fire regulations we do not allow these.

Can the winery accommodate busses and limos?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

We can accommodate groups arriving by bus or limo with a reservation prior to 3:00 PM Wednesday through Sunday except for weddings, private events and group reservations. Reservations are recommended for everyone and required for groups of 13 or more. Please read our policies on large groups above. Buses and limos are required to park in the designated bus parking area at the far end of the parking lot. On weekends, a parking attendant or security team member will instruct the bus or limo driver as to where to park.

Can I bring a speaker for listening to music?2021-11-19T19:58:56+00:00

No, any type of amplified music is prohibited.


Pre-order a gourmet picnic prepared by our Catering partner to be ready and waiting for you at the winery when you visit us.

Menu Coming Soon, or Contact Us Directly. 

Preorder Monday–Friday, 8 AM–6 PM by emailing info@oldfarmwineryhartland.com to place your order. Place your order with at least 24 hours in advance of your visit (48 hours for a Sunday visit), and it will be available for pickup upon your arrival, hassle free!

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