The festival offers a variety of tastings, food and wine education and cooking demonstrations in a relaxed, scenic setting on the shores of Lake Erie. Festival guests can sample from more than 270 wines from around the world – including Ohio wines – and learn about new and exciting varieties from the experts. Some of the area’s best restaurants will sell their signature dishes.
Back by popular demand is the Best of Belgium Café featuring Belgian beers Stella Artois, Hoegaarden and Leffe. The Entertainment Stage will showcase live music throughout the two-day event.
Adult Wine Tasting Tickets are $28 in advance and $35 at the door. There are no handling or processing fees for online orders. This ticket includes a souvenir wine glass, ten tastings, Festival Program, Food & Wine seminars, cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment, and the opportunity to purchase wine at a discount.
Additional tasting coupons may be purchased at the festival. Designated Driver Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. This ticket includes two non-alcoholic drinks, Festival Program, Food & Wine seminars, cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment, and a souvenir wine glass upon departure. Those under 21 admitted free when accompanied by paid adult.
Sponsors of this year’s festival are: Giant Eagle, Stella Artois, U.S. Bank, The Wine Buzz, Q104 and WDOK.
The 2012 Cleveland Wine Festival is produced and managed by inPLAY EVENTS, a corporate events and marketing consulting company known for consistent quality and exceptional creativity.
Festival hours are Friday from 4:00-10:00 p.m. and Saturday from 3:00-9:00 p.m. For more details, visit http://www.clevelandwinefestival.com or call 847-382-1480. Or, follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/