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Weekend Casual Pavilion Reception/Barbecue

Weekend Casual Pavilion events can occur only between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. from April through the end of October.

Maximum number of guests is 130.

Located in the heart of Massachusetts’ apple country, Nashoba Valley Winery is a unique and stunning orchard-oasis set on a hillside in the charming town of Bolton. The beautiful hillside with unspoiled surroundings, a spectacular gazebo, and a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere, provides an idyllic setting for any occasion. Combine a clambake or barbecue with a tour of the winery and pick your own fruit, or host a family reunion or corporate outing. We are confident that you will be awed by these breathtaking views and savor the exceptional food, wines and hand-crafted beers prepared by our expert staff.

Package Includes

    • Exclusive use of the Pavilion area for a period of time reserved
    • Bar service provided with plastic wine and beer tumblers
    • Paper products, cups and paper napkins, and plastic eating utensils for service
    • Professional wait staff and floor manager to orchestrate your reception for the entire day

The Pavilion is Available from April thru the end October.

Rental Fee:

  • $250.00/hour with minimum 3 hour rental period.  The rental period begins with your set up of any items that you might be bringing for the event and concludes with the breakdown of all your items after the event.

Minimum Guaranteed Food Charge before tax and administrative tip fee:

  • Saturday and Sunday – $4,500.00 for Weekend Events April through August
  • Saturday and Sunday – $5,250.00 for Weekend Events September and October

A minimum food guarantee (before tax and gratuity) is applicable to all Pavilion events. In the event that the total cost of food that you select for your event does not equal or exceed the minimum food guarantee, then your food charges will be adjusted to equal the minimum food guarantee. Alcoholic beverages, rental fees, other service fees, tip and tax are not considered food charges and cannot be applied to the amount required to meet the minimum food guarantee.

Tax (7.0%) and gratuity (19%) will be calculated on all charges incurred for your event including rental fee, food, food surcharge, beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) as well as any other services or items supplied at your request.

Wines and Micro-Brewed Beers

An exciting part of having your event at Nashoba Valley Winery is that you will always have a variety of delicious wines (traditional and non-traditional) and micro-brewed beer available to enjoy and all of the wines and beers are produced on site. We will ensure the perfect pairings no matter what the occasion. From white wines to blushes to reds, including grape and a variety of farm based fruits, our popular wines are delicious on their own and offer fascinating food and wine adventures. Elegant and dry – to complement any meal, or sweet and fruity – for aperitif or dessert, we invite you to discover the artistry of wine making. We also consistently produce our own line of handcrafted micro-brewed beers. Offering only NVW award winning wines and hand crafted beers. Charges are based on consumption. Please ask for our current wine and beer offerings.

Seating Options

We can arrange seating however you would like but we have two seating options for outdoor casual events as a starting point which you can view them by clicking below;

Deposit Requirements

Upon the signing of our “Request for Use of Facilities Agreement”, a non-refundable deposit is due which is equal to 50% of the minimum food guarantee and is applied to the final bill.

Cancellation Policy

All non-refundable deposits are forfeited upon cancellation of event.

* All chargeable items, are subject to 19.0% Charge of Service, and 7.0% Sales Tax. Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 152A, the Charge of Service represents a 12% tip/service charge to be paid to the wait staff and a 7% house/administrative charge to be paid to other staff members, including chefs and managers that perform services for the event. The allocation of and distribution of the house/administrative charge is in the sole discretion of Nashoba Valley Spirits, Ltd.

More Casual Event Information

Menu Options

Menus and pricing are subject to change.  Please ask for current updated menu options.

Chicken, Steak, Ribs Barbecue
Lobster and Clambake
Burgers and Dogs
Boxed Picnic Lunch 
A la Carte Hors d’oeuvres and Display Stations