Frequently Asked Questions

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What is considered the “event season” at Longleaf Vineyard (LV)?

Due to the outside nature of our venue (covered, yet still outdoors) LV event season runs May through October (full-size weddings) and March through October (elopements).


What is the guest capacity at LV?     120 , including bridal party


Does LV have a preferred vendor list?

We have a “recommended” vendor list. Clients are not required to use our recommended vendors and may bring in “outside” vendors…these vendors must agree to and sign a “terms & conditions” document for your event.  Caterer’s must be pre-approved by Longleaf Vineyard.  Longleaf Vineyard supplies bartending service.


Does LV require a day-of coordinator?

Yes, LV requires a day-of coordinator, and has fabulous recommendations. Relax and enjoy your special day!

Elopements: does not apply.


What time do we have access to the property?

Noon until 11pm, unless previous arrangements are made with our venue manager for an adjusted time frame.

Elopements:  3-4 hours access depending on package; flexible start time.


Is rehearsal time included?

Yes, one hour of rehearsal time is allotted the day before your wedding for full-size weddings.

Elopements:  does not apply.


How late can music be played at LV?

No later than 10pm.


Is LV pet friendly?

We allow up to 2 pets for a maximum 2-hour time frame (ceremony/photos).


Do you offer an Inclusive package?

YES, please see our Wedding Packages page for more information.


Is liquor (other than beer and wine) permitted?

Yes.  Beer and wine are provided by Longleaf Vineyard;  with a Special Occasion Liquor permit you may choose from one of our full service bar packages.  Longleaf bar staff will provide service.

Elopements:  Wine toast included; any other beer/wine desires should be discussed with management.


Can buses make the entry road to LV?

We encourage mini-buses and large passenger vans.  We can supply a list of transportation companies that are familiar with our property.


Is there ample parking?

Event parking is available for up to 40 cars.


Is there lodging on LV property?

No, but there are many vacation rental homes in close proximity; closest hotel settings will be found in downtown Asheville (20-25min drive from LV).  Additional information available upon request.


Does LV require the client to have liability insurance?

YES, we require $1M event liability insurance. We recommend WedSafe, WedSure, Eventsured, or Markel Insurance.  The most economical choice is an “add-on” to your homeowner's insurance.

Elopements:  does not apply.


Are linens, china, flatware, glassware included?

Yes, with our Inclusive Wedding Package...please see our Wedding Packages page for more information.