Cincinnati International Wine Festival kicks off this weekend

(FOX19) - Chip Emmerich from the Burnet Ridge Winery will be in the FOX19 studio to demo of a few of the wines that will be available at the Cincinnati Wine Festival this weekend!

Emmerich began his love of wine in the mountains of Santa Cruz, California where he lived for six years.

After moving back home to Cincinnati in 1979, Chip missed California wine and its near perfect climate for growing fine wine grapes.

For the next thirteen years he studied (self taught) how to transport grapes and make great wine.

During this time, Chip perfected his wine making techniques and in 1993 he founded Burnet Ridge, Inc. as a commercial winery.

When is the 2014 Cincinnati International Wine Festival?

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Winery Dinners
Cincinnati Area Restaurants

Friday, March 7 & Saturday, March 8, 2014
Grand Tastings-The Main Event!
Duke Energy Convention Center

Saturday, March 8, 2014
Charity Auction & Luncheon
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Hall of Mirrors

When are tickets available?

Tickets are available online December 1 - March 5 at

How do I receive my tickets?

Once your order has been processed, you will receive an email containing a link to simply print your tickets from your own printer.

How long does it take to process an order?

Ticket orders are processed after credit card verification. Please allow a minimum of 24-48 hours for ticket confirmation email.

To learn more about the International Cincinnati Wine Festival, visit their website HERE.

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