October 1-2, 2021

Tickets on sale in summer, 2021.

More than 700 new, rare, and exciting wines from more than 200 wineries around the world are available to sample, while guests enjoy delicious food samples and the opportunity to participate in the silent auction. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or an intrigued beginner, winemakers and winery representatives welcome you as they pair their useful knowledge with exquisite samples of their art.

Admission ticket to the Grand Tasting includes the wine sampling, a keepsake Riedel wine glass (valued at $15), food samplings and access to wine industry representatives and experts from around the globe.

Location:
Duke Energy Convention Center
Hall A, 1st Floor
525 Elm Street; Cincinnati, OH 45202
 

Grand Tastings

Day(s) Time Price
Friday Evening 7:00 – 9:30 PM $75 in advance, $80 day of event
Saturday Afternoon 2:30 – 4:30 PM $70 in advance, $75 day of event
Saturday Evening 6:30 – 9:00 PM $85 in advance, $90 day of event

The Collectors Tasting Room (add-on ticket)

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Enjoy 7 tastes of high-end wines for one hour only prior to each Grand Tasting. Requires the purchase of a Grand Tasting ticket. Please arrive 15 minutes prior.

Days(s) Time Price
Friday Evening 6:00-7:00 PM $40 in advance, $45 day of event (Plus the cost of a grand tasting ticket)
Saturday Afternoon 1:30-2:30 PM $40 in advance, $45 day of event (Plus the cost of a grand tasting ticket)
Saturday Evening 5:30-6:30 PM $40 in advance, $45 day of event (Plus the cost of a grand tasting ticket)

Education Sessions (add-on ticket) – Education Sessions will return in March, 2022.

Are you a wine club or other group/organization who would like to try a private, group education session during the 2021 events, October 1-2?  Opportunities are very limited. Contact Kelly at kweissmann@winefestival.com for more info.

Silent Auction

Sign up to bid on terrific auction lots of wine and more! Three auctions throughout the weekend – one Friday evening, one Saturday afternoon and one Saturday evening.  Check back in September for lot previews.