Tastings & Groups

At this time, we are offering self-serve wine flights, wine bottle purchases, and glass purchases for indoors. Outdoor seating is limited to glass & bottle service only. 

For the Fall/Winter of 2020, Groups will be limited to no more than 6 people. All customers must have a reservation prior to coming to the winery, regardless of group size. Please feel free to call us for same-day reservations or walk-ins, we will try our best to accommodate, but please plan in advance. 

Limousines, buses, and other vehicles for hire must have advance reservations, regardless of the size of vehicle or party.

Casanel’s house policy is to ID everyone regardless of age, so please bring a proper state issued ID for your visit.

Please contact us for further information or to request a group reservation.


Casanel Vineyards and Winery offers vineyard and winery production area tours to provide a firsthand experience of how our wines are made. Advanced reservations are required for all tours. To request a tour, please contact us with details of your visit and our Tasting Room Manager will be in touch.


The Yellow Barn’s Dawson Room is a 6,000 square foot, climate controlled space that is wheelchair accessible, has two multi-stall bathrooms, and parking for 80 cars. The back deck can hold up to 40 guests and the side deck can hold 20. The Dawson Room also has a warming kitchen for caterers, a large wood-burning fireplace, and mobile furniture to allow for rearranging the space as needed. This building hosts 100 – 120 people for standing events, or around 80 people for seated dinners.

Our Historic Stone Barn is perfect for smaller, more intimate events. The barn is a dual level space separated by a spiral staircase. The building is built of beautiful restored stonework with a bar on each floor and casual, comfortable seating. The lower level also has a private bathroom and outdoor access to a picnic area. This space is perfect for 20 – 40 guests.

Rates vary based upon the season; please contact us to request additional details for your event or to schedule a walkthrough with our Tasting Room Manager.

Please use our Event Request Form to contact us about an event rental.


Photographers and photo shoots must make prior arrangements with the tasting room manager before coming to Casanel. Photo shoots which have not made prior arrangements and are disturbing winery operations may be asked to leave.

Pet Policy

We are not classified a pet friendly winery. Pets are allowed outside at Casanel Vineyards, however they must be on a leash at all times. They can be on the front patio and grassy areas. Pets are not permitted inside any of Casanel’s facilities or on the outdoor decks. Please be sure to clean up after your pets.

Sports Equipment

Casanel does not allow any sports equipment on the property unless given prior approval. This includes, but is not limited to, balls, archery, cricket, drones, rocket ships, etc. To get prior approval, a reservation must be made at least one week in advance and requires a non-refundable deposit.

Outside Alcohol

The Virginia Department Of Alcoholic Beverage Control states that only wine produced at Casanel Vineyards and Winery is permitted on premises. Any outside alcohol is prohibited and illegal. Violators of this law will be required to leave Casanel immediately.

Outside Food

Outside food is not allowed in the tasting room. Casanel provides an array of crackers, cheeses, and other snacks for those who wish to enjoy food with their wine inside the tasting room. Outside food and picnics are only allowed on the decks, patio, and grassy areas.

Coolers may be inspected by Casanel staff to ensure no outside alcohol is brought on premises.

Vineyard Closing

Last call at Casanel is 5:30 p.m. After last call, bottles may be purchased to take home, but no more alcohol will be served. Casanel reverts back to private property and the DeSouza’s home when the tasting room closes at 6:00 p.m.

17956 Canby Road, Leesburg, VA 20175
When coming from route 15, continue on Canby road to main gate. Do not veer right down private lane.


Hours of Operation


11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

17956 Canby Road
Leesburg, VA 20175


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