Tag Archives: Ohio wines

enjoy ohio wines? get rewarded for it.

We live in Ohio, and we like wine, right? Might at well put the two together and benefit from it. The Ohio Wine VIP program – visitor’s incentive program – is a new initiative by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee. The program awards and celebrates those that enjoy our local 200 wineries most. And the […]

buying – and enjoying – local wine

Vintage Ohio is right around the corner. To help you gain a better understanding of our local wine industry, here is a trio of Q&As with some of the folks that know best. Q&A with Jan Cobett, American Wine Society Q. Why is Ohio an ideal setting for producing wine? A. Proximity to Lake Erie […]

food trucks rollin’ back to vintage ohio

Vintage Ohio, the most acclaimed summer wine and food festival between the Appalachians and Rockies, is celebrating its 18th anniversary this year.  Annually, over 30,000 wine and food lovers travel to the beautiful grounds of the Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland to taste exceptional regional wines, sample great food and enjoy local music. This year, […]

vintage ohio scoop

This post is sponsored by Vintage Ohio, August 5-6 at Lake Farmpark. If you plan to go, remember Cleveland Foodie readers get a special discount – $19 by using code CLFD2011. Get tickets by calling 800.227.6972 or visit here. This year,  many of the wines featured on Festival Field have been awarded the OQW seal.  […]

a unique ohio wine sampling experience

Do you think the glass you use to enjoy your wine makes a difference? On August 5, Maximillian Riedel will be in our area to  sample Ohio wines and to demonstrate exactly how his family’s stemware provides an exceptional tasting experience vis a vis ‘regular’ wine glasses. Riedel, as you may know, has been in […]

ohio wines coming to a restaurant near you (plus recipe from doug katz)

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is explore our many wineries. I’m especially fond of Harpersfield in Geneva. The grounds are lovely, staff welcoming and pet-friendly (that is, if your dog is small), which is ideal for us because we can bring both kids – Natalie and Stella. And of course, […]