wine festival en Cincinnati International Wine Festival <p>The <a href="" target="_blank">Cincinnati International Wine Festival </a>runs March 6 through 8 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The event promotes the wine industry while it raises funds for local charities. We talk with Festival Honorary Chair Leonardo LoCascio, founder and chairman of <a href="" target="_blank">Winebow, Inc</a>., and considered on of the most influential wine personalities of the last 20 years.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 23646 at Cincinnati International Wine Festival Hello Wine, by Melanie Wagner <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em>Hello Wine</em> is an easy-to-read but informative guidebook for any newcomer to the world of wine. Author and Certified Sommelier Melanie Wagner's down-to-earth tone and comprehensive knowledge make learning about wine fun. <a href="" target="_blank">Melanie Wagner</a> talks about how she became a sommelier, and provides tips on how to approach your next bottle of wine.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 23655 at Hello Wine, by Melanie Wagner 2013 Cincinnati International Wine Festival <p>Starting March 7, the annual <a href=""><strong>Cincinnati International Wine Festival</strong> </a>will begin three days of tastings, wine dinners, auctions and grand tastings at the <strong>Duke Energy Convention Center</strong>. This year’s Honorary Chairman <strong>is Donald Patz</strong>, founder of <a href=""><strong>Patz and Hall</strong></a>, one of California’s premier single vineyard wineries. Mr. Patz spends a few minutes before coming to town to talk with Mark Perzel about his winery, the <em>Chardonnay</em> and <em>Pinot Noir</em> wines they specialize in, and being part of the <strong>Cincinnati International Wine Festival.</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 9660 at 2013 Cincinnati International Wine Festival