Summer officially kicks off this week, with 95° weather and 7 Days for SIDS. (Read my 2007 post about 7 Days for SIDS.)
I haven’t listed all the events or all the participating restaurants. But you can check out the official web site to find out when and where each restaurant is offering discounts or donations that support the charity. As I mentioned previously, now that I run my own charity, I can appreciate the importance of supporting events like this.
Thanks to 7 Days for SIDS, there are a lot of competing events this week, particularly on Tuesday night. There are so many that I thought it better to split them up and you can find the Featured Events list after the jump.
For the full list of Cincinnati tastings, both one-time and recurring, refer to our Google Calendar on this page. For information on what’s going on in Dayton, you can refer to Mark’s blog at Uncorked.
Tell the retailers we sent you, and have a great weekend!
Friday June 6 – Saturday June 7
Ohio WineFest – Dayton
Second Street Public Market
600 E. Second St.
Dayton, OH 45402
Market vendors open and 13 Ohio wineries.
Friday: 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm
Wines by taste, glass or bottle. Music, car show, craft demonstrations.
Saturday, June 7
2875 Town Center Blvd.
Crestview Hills , KY 41017
Sangrias, wine tastings, beer, Argentine barbecue, music, tarot, raffles, art, crafts and more.
Rustic Italian Food & Wine Dinner, Alfresco Style
5440 Dixie Highway
Fairfield, OH 45014
A relaxed outdoor meal with Carol Tabone and Dave Schmerr.
12-3 pm, $65
Northern Ky Wine Festival
(View our blog post.)
Bank of Kentucky Center
500 Nunn Drive
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY 41099
2-9 pm, $22 admission/$17 in advance
(Note: These admission prices differ from the press release we viewed.)
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
wants to wish a big congratulations to Bryant Phillips, sommelier of
Chalk food + wine, and Kelly Lough, from Boca. Talk about a restaurant
wedding! Best wishes to you both!
Monday, June 9
How to Spice Up Your Summer Cooking, with Yaj of Cumin
Wyoming Golf Club
81 Mount Pleasant Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45215
Yajan Upadhyaya, owner of
Cumin Restaurant, demonstrates recipes. All-Star Food & Wine Panel
follows, answering audience questions. Benefits 7 Days fo SIDS.
2-4 pm, $35, $30 in advance
Tuesday, June 10
An evening in Europe: Wine & Food
101 Main St.
Milford, OH 45150
Four-course meal, each course from a different country, with wine pairings. Benefits 7 Days for SIDS.
$50 food, $20 wine
Cincinnati Epicureans About Town Society (E.A.T.S.)
1211 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Three-course meal with newly-formed dining group. Paired wines for additional fee. Benefits 7 Days for SIDS.
$36 + drinks, cocktails at 7 pm, dinner at 8 pm
Wednesday, June 11
Homearama Cooks for a Cause
Deerfield Township, OH 45040
Chefs from area’s top restaurants present cooking demonstrations with wine tastings. Benefits 7 Days for SIDS.
6-9 pm, Free, donations accepted
The Melting Pot
Craft Beer Dinner
11023 Montgomery Road
Four courses with Craft Beer Pairings
7 pm, $40
Thursday, June 12
A Taste of Duveneck
Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Premiere beers and microbrews
on the outdoor Bier Garten, music by Blue Stone Ivory, auctions,
raffle, wine and food. Benefits Art Museum’s Educations Division.
6 pm, $200 benefactor; $125 patron, $75
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