Golf Outing
2017 Honorary Chair
  • The Russ Wiles Memorial Golf Tournament 
    Thank you for participating in this year's tournament!

    The Russ Wiles Memorial Golf Tournament takes place every year in June and is another way that the Cincinnati International Wine Festival promotes the Wine Industry and raises funds to give back to the community. Please join us or a day of golf, wine and community. Call 513-241-3434 for details.


  • Winery Dinners

    Like cooking, winemaking is an art. Experience the finest of both in one special evening! Visiting wine personalities from around the globe team up with the area's finest chefs in their restaurants and create incredible multi-course dining experiences. Meet these experts, learn the story of their wines, and savor the skillful harmony of fine wine and masterful cuisine. 

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    Grand Tastings

    More than 700 wines from over 100 wineries are available to sample, while guests enjoy delicious food and a silent auction. New, rare, and exciting wines from around the world are available for tasting. Whether you're a seasoned expert or an intrigued beginner, winemakers and winery representatives welcome you as they mix useful knowledge with exquisite samples of their art.

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    Charity Auction & Luncheon

    Enjoy a Silent and Live Auction with a phenomenal catalog of limited-release bottles, winemaker-signed large format bottles, rare wines coaxed from the cellars of notable Cincinnatians, chef's table dining opportunities at exclusive Cincinnati homes, fantastic trips, wine cellar tours, and more. 

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  • Hilton Netherland Plaza

    Official Hotel of the 2017 Cincinnati International Wine Festival

    35 West Fifth Street Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 45202: 1-513-421-9100

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    Other Hotels

    Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
    151 West Fifth Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513.579.1234

    Millennium Hotel
    150 West Fifth Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513.352.2100

    The Westin Cincinnati
    21 East Fifth Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513.621-7700

    The Cincinnatian Hotel
    601 Vine Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513-381-3000

    21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati
    609 Walnut Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513-578-6600

    Renaissance Cincinnati
    36 W.4th Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513-333-0000


    Note: All Hotels are within walking distance of the Grand Tasting Events held at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

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  • Genevieve Janssens

    Genevieve is the Director of Winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley, California. She joins the 2017 Cincinnati International Wine Festival as the Honorary Chair during Robert Mondavi's 50th year anniversary celebration. Her wine education started at a young age, learning from her faher in their family vineyard. After exploring and working for many Napa Wineries, she became the director of Winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery in 1997. In 2009, the French government honored Genevieve as an “Officier” of the The Ordre National du Mérite Agricole, which was established in France in 1883 by Minister of Agriculture Jules Meline to reward services to agriculture. And in 2010, Genevieve received the esteemed Winemaker of the Year award from Wine Enthusiast. Read more...

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Tickets available online October 1, 2017 - March 10, 2018