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Save the Dates

WinefestivalIf you’re anywhere near the Cincinnati area, or would like to come by for a visit, save the dates for March 23 and 24, 2007. Tickets for the Cincinnati International Wine Festival are now on sale at several local wine sellers, including Cork -N- Bottle locations here in Northern Ky. In the Cincinnati, there are many more retailers, including Cincinnati Wine Warehouse and MicroWines. Tickets are also available in Dayton and online at the official web site.

We’ve gone to the Wine Festival for several years, and wine festival art decks our walls. Since the festival moved into the expanded space at the remodeled convention center, there is a lot more room to see, drink, and chat with others, not to mention a lot more room to move around. We’ve found this to be an enjoyable event when we attend with friends, giving us the opportunity to compare more wine and discuss it in detail. We’re always amazed by the size of the festival, and the depth and breadth of wines available.

The wine festival offers three Grand Tastings on Friday, Saturday afternoon, and Saturday evening. In the past, we’ve attended on Saturday evenings, but that will change this year. On both Friday, and especially Saturday afternoon, there are less people, and more of a chance to talk with the distributors, winery reps, and occasionally the wine makers.

In addition to the Grand Tastings, there are several Winery Dinners, which we haven’t ever had the good fortune to attend. These sell out fast, and take place in some of Cincinnati’s best restaurants. The chefs and the wine makers work together to pair their wine and food. This year, the Winery Dinners are on March 22.

The Wine Festival also hosts several more events, including a charity auction and luncheon, and a champagne Chamber Music concert before the evening Grand Tastings.

You can learn more about the Cincinnati International Wine Festival by visiting the following links:
Official Web Site
Our reviews of the festival: 2006, 2005

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