About Chain Bridge Cellars


Welcome to Chain Bridge Cellars in McLean, Virginia, a place for wine lovers and enthusiasts.

At Chain Bridge Cellars, you can find and enjoy food friendly, great value wines – whether you’re looking for an under $10 wine for a simple midweek supper or that perfect bottle for a celebration or special occasion.  Our passion is to find you distinctive wines that are good values at a variety of price points, and to help connect you to the wonderful world of wine – the winemakers, the importers, other wine lovers … and, of course, the wines themselves.

We serve the greater communities of McLean, Great Falls, Vienna/Tyson’s Corner, Falls Church and Arlington through our friendly wine shop in the center of McLean, through our website and through fun, tasty and information-packed wine classes, including our monthly One Sip at a Time series - wine basics for everyone. We also offer delivery services on orders over $100 - free-of-charge in the McLean/Tysons area.

Stop by for free tastings Fridays, 3-7, Saturdays, 12-4!


Established in 1985

Chain Bridge Wine Cellars (formerly Cecile's Wine Cellar) was founded more than 20 years ago, and Doug and Meg House purchased the store in 2008. Doug had been working for Cecile's for several years; previously, he indulged his passion for wine while owning a consulting firm in Arlington, Virginia. Meg is an editor and writer with a background in marketing and a long-time love of Brunello (and growing passion for white Burgundy).