Columbiana, OH – 4/5/19 – The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau (CATB) is pleased to announce the wineries participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival, taking place on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20, at Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave., Columbiana, OH. 

“Building on the momentum of last year’s event and the feedback we received from guests, we decided to expand both the number of wineries and the artisan vendors who will be at the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival,” notes Co-Chair Rob Schwartz.

This year’s line-up of wineries includes:

·       Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard

·       Diletto Winery

·       Luva Bella Winery

·       Mastropietro Winery

·       McKim’s Honeyvine & Winery

·       Sundog Cellars Winery and Cidery

·       The Vineyards at Pine Lake 

Tickets are $25/person in advance and $30 at the gate (must be 21 years of age to participate) and available online now at 

More than 1,500 guests are expected to attend the two-day event that features live music, juried arts and crafts, delicious food and samplings from area wineries. Additionally, guests can purchase wine by the glass, as well as bottles to go.

The annual Wine Fest raises awareness and funds in support of the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Columbiana’s unique heritage and sustainable tourism designed to contribute to the area’s economic growth.

For more information and to sponsor the 2019 Columbiana Wine Fest, please call 330.482.2282, or visit Follow on Facebook: @ColumbianaWine (Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau’s Columbiana Wine Fest) #2019ColumbianaWineFest #GetLitColumbiana #CATB.


 Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau (CATB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Columbiana’s unique heritage and sustainable tourism designed to contribute to the area’s economic growth. The charity hosts the Joy of Christmas and Wine Festival events annually, collaborates with local businesses and works in conjunction with the Columbiana Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call the CATB at 330.482.2282, email, or visit

Press release submitted by:
Columbiana Wine Fest
Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau
Media Contacts:
Rob Schwartz,
Mary Ann Green,

SANDUSKY, OHIO — Celebrating thirteen years, the annual Toast of Ohio Wine Heritage Festival will take place on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in downtown Sandusky, located next to the Merry-Go-Round Museum at 301 Jackson St. The festival will feature ten fabulous Ohio wineries, gourmet food, live musical entertainment, and a juried art show in neighboring Washington Park. The festival grounds are open Saturday from noon – 7 pm.

Admission is just $10.00 per person and includes a souvenir Toast of Ohio wine glass and four complimentary wine tastings. Tickets will also be available to purchase for exchange of additional wine tastings. Wine tasting tickets are $1 each and glass pours will vary by vendor.

Participating wineries include Paper Moon Vineyards, Firelands Winery, Chateau Tebeau , Humble Bee Vineyards, Matus Winery, D & D Smith Winery, Al-Bi Winery, Vermilion Valley Vineyards, Camelot Cellars, and Maize Valley.

Delicious food selections will be offered by the premier sponsor Vine & Olive Mediterranean Bakery as well as Gram’s Goodies and GessWho Tacos.

A variety of musical entertainment and family fun activities will occur throughout the day, including performances by The Brad Walk Trio from 3-7PM. The adjacent Merry-Go-Round Museum will offer special $2 admission during the festival from 10 am to 5 pm.

Admission fees benefit the sponsoring Merry-Go-Round Museum. Sponsors include Ohio Grape Industries, Vine & Olive Mediterranean Bakery, Foods & Wine, Ohio Magazine, and Lake Erie Shores & Islands. For more information about the Toast of Ohio Event contact the Merry-Go-Round Museum at 419.626.6111 or visit

The Lake Erie Shores & Islands region once featured huge vineyards that spread from east of Sandusky to the western region near the bay because of the lakeshore climate. The Toast of Ohio event was developed to celebrate the area’s winemaking heritage. Today, dozens of wineries still operate in the region. Make a weekend of it with lodging packages available at and tour the area’s wineries. Call 1.800.255.3743 for information.

Press release submitted by:
Kurri Lewis
Merry-Go-Round Museum|