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Columbus Winter Wine Festival Makes Premiere at Brewmaster’s Gate February event to feature over 40 wines

Columbus, Ohio—January 14, 2020— Coming off the heels of two very successful Columbus Summer Wine Festivals, the organizers behind the popular summer wine event, MGN and CD102.5 For the Kids, are expanding the franchise by adding a winter event.

“The Columbus Summer Wine Festival has succeeded beyond our expectations,” states festival co-owner and president of MGN, Mike Gallicchio. “Columbus has such a great community of wine lovers, and we think the winter event is right for Columbus.”

The Columbus Winter Wine Festival takes place on Saturday, February 29 at Brewmaster’s Gate located at 495 South Front Street in Columbus’ Brewery District. The festival features a large selection of (over 40) wines distributed by Heidelberg Distributing.

In addition to the wine sampling, food trucks will be in attendance, as well as, a curated selection of Artisan vendors. Several Central Ohio Artists have also been selected to assist in the design of the wine sampling booths. This process has been made possible with assistance from the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

The sampling takes place in two sessions. The first session is from Noon-4p.m. and the second session is from 4p.m.-8p.m.

Tickets to the Columbus Winter Wine Festival are currently on sale through Eventbrite. Presale tickets to the Columbus Winter Wine Festival are $25 per person through February 1 and $30 per person starting February 2. Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $35.

Each admission comes with ten wine taste tickets and a commemorative wine sampling glass. Additional wine taste tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Guests much be 21 or older to participate in the samplings. All guests must provide a valid government issue ID.

For more information about the Columbus Winter Wine Festival, visit them on Facebook @cbussummerwinefest or online at