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Venues and Catering and Planner in Defiance, MO,
(636) 798-2675

About Us

Chandler Hill Vineyards is a rustic winery located 30 minutes west of St. Louis in Defiance, Missouri. This premier wedding venue offers delicious country cuisine, award-winning wine and gorgeous views of the countryside. Your guests will enjoy exploring the beautiful vineyards and picturesque lake on this 42-acre property. Chandler Hill Vineyards offers experienced wedding coordinators to oversee your day, and ensure your vision comes to life.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 250 guests at this private venue. For your ceremony, they offer a gorgeous, 4,500-square-foot outdoor terrace. It provides you and your guests amazing views of the vineyards, and can also be used for dancing the night away or watching breathtaking firework displays. Their Hilltop Tasting Room is their premier indoor venue. It features celestial windows, a large and rustic stone fireplace, gorgeous hardwood floors and romantic lighting. It can be used for both your ceremony and reception. Chandler Hill Vineyards also offers an outdoor patio perfect for photo opportunities.

Services Offered
This full-service winery offers couples all-inclusive packages to ensure their special day is a success. They provide a professional, in-house event management team to walk you through your planning process from start to finish. They will assist you with menu planning, the timeline for your day, vendor coordination and more. Additional services include, but are not limited to:

  • Bridal suite
  • Groom’s room
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • Outside vendors
  • In-house bar
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking

Chandler Hill Vineyards prides themselves on their amazing, upscale American cuisine. Their executive chef and experienced culinary team uses European influences to create mouthwatering menus. They use fresh ingredients from their on-site organic garden and locally grown produce to create fare that your guests will be talking about for years to come. Sample hot appetizers include:

  • Toasted Ravioli
  • Spanakopita
  • Bacon Wrapped Apples
  • Artichoke Beignet

Other Services
In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception, this beautiful vineyard is also happy to host your rehearsal dinner. Additional events they will hold include:

  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower
  • Bachelorette party

Allison Morris

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  • Chandler Hill was an amazing venue. It was so beautiful, with the outdoor ceremony on the deck. Pictures and first look in the vineyards were just beautiful. The staff here (Megan the wedding coordinator especially) was fantastic in helping us plan a wedding and then reschedule it due to COVID. Several of our guests commented on the food, saying it was some of the best wedding food they had had! There are bride a groom suites upstairs for some privacy throughout the day, and where the wedding party can put their belongings. Before the wedding, they had a tasting even where we got to see how the venue would be set up for a wedding and had a florist there who had made centerpieces so you could see some examples and get inspiration. The wedding coordinator, Megan, walked us through the whole day and made sure the ceremony went off without a hitch. Had it been raining, we would have done the ceremony inside by the fireplace and I know this would have been beautiful too. We felt like we had... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 5,750.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 2,750.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 300.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 23.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Farm/Ranch, Restaurant, Winery

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, November, December

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