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Columbus Winter Wine Festival Set to Make Grand Return to Brewmaster’s Gate

Columbus, OH – February 5, 2024 –  Four years ago, the Winter Wine Festival made a successful debut, leaving an indelible mark on the city’s winter event landscape. Responding to overwhelming demand, the festival organizers behind the popular Columbus Summer Wine Festivals, MGN and CD102.5 For The Kids, are thrilled to announce the much-anticipated return of the Columbus Winter Wine Festival to Brewmaster’s Gate. In keeping with tradition, the festival will continue to support CD102.5 For The Kids.

Festival co-owner Mike Gallicchio shared his excitement, noting, “The Columbus Summer Wine Festival exceeded our expectations, showcasing the vibrant community of wine enthusiasts in Columbus. Bringing back the winter event is a response to the city’s enthusiasm for this exceptional experience.”

Scheduled for Saturday, February 24th, the Columbus Winter Wine Festival will unfold at Brewmaster’s Gate, located at 495 South Front Street in Columbus’ Brewery District. Attendees can look forward to an extensive selection of over 30 wines, thoughtfully curated by Heidelberg Distributing.

In addition to the delightful wine sampling experience, the festival will feature an array of food trucks and an exceptional selection of artisan vendors and makers.

The tasting sessions will unfold in two parts: the first session is scheduled from Noon to 4 p.m., and the second session will follow from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Presale tickets are priced at $30 per person/per session and are on sale now through Eventbrite or at On the day of the event, tickets can be purchased at the gate for $35 per person/per session.

Every admission includes ten wine taste tickets and a commemorative wine sampling glass. Additional wine taste tickets can be purchased on-site. Participants must be 21 or older, and a valid government-issued ID is required for entry.

For more details about the Columbus Winter Wine Festival, connect with them on Facebook @cbussummerwinefest or visit their official website at


About CD102.5 For The Kids  

CD102.5 for the Kids provides support and assistance to children and families in the Central Ohio area through charitable giving to accredited not for profit organizations.


About Mike Gallicchio and MGN!  

MGN located in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the area’s premier event firms. Led by event  veteran, Mike Gallichio, the firm is responsible for some of the most notable events in the area including: The Columbus Fiery Foods Festival, The Columbus Summer Wine Festival and a host of other community-based festivals.  


Media Inquires: Sheila Rossiter, RMPR