New And Local Wines to Sip For Spring


With warmer weather seemingly here to stay, we’ve rounded up six spring wines to sip on, and where to enjoy them.


Photograph by Catie Viox via Zest Cincy; Image provided by Fruitblood


Best known for their modern fruit wines and pét-nats, FRUITBLOOD has the perfect selection of wines for spring. The Cincinnati-based natural winery has recently announced statewide distribution in Ohio and is now available in bars and retail shops across the state. With flavors such as Love Bite, a sour cherry bubbly wine, to Sleep Talker, a bright wildflower honey wine, you’re guaranteed to find your new spring drink.




Really Good Boxed Wine

Really Good Boxed Wine, launched in 2021 by Cincinnati-native Jake Whitman, is bringing delicious spring wines in environmentally friendly packaging. The brand is now available in Kroger’s across Ohio, and with delicious sangrias, pinot noirs, and more, there’s no reason not to snag a box for yourself on your next grocery run.

 Annata Wine Bar and Cellar

If you’re looking for great wine and an even better place to enjoy it, Annata Wine Bar and Cellar is the perfect spot. Owned by wine guru Tim Shumrick, the O’Bryonville haven offers 25 wines by the glass as well as craft and domestic beers. And if you’re looking for a way to spend a spring evening, soak up the scenic views and enjoy a flight of Shumrick’s favorite rosés.

Annata Wine Bar and Cellar, 2021 Madison Rd., Evanston, (513) 871-8788

Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant

Home to 12 award-winning wines and the only working winery in Hamilton County, Vinoklet Winery is bringing a range of locally made wines to enjoy this spring. Pick up a bottle at your local Jungle Jims, Kroger, or Meijer, or see it all for yourself at a weekly wine tasting or grilled to perfection dinner on the weekends.

Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant, 11069 Colerain Ave., Colerain Twp., (513) 385-9309

Revel Urban Winery

Specializing in handcrafted small batch wines, this Over-The-Rhine winery is known for their delicious wine cocktails and vast beer selection. Sold in over 100 locations in the Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky area, you can pick up a bottle and enjoy right at home or pop in for half price bottles on Tasting Tuesdays and Good Times Good People every Saturday night with live music and free admission. We’ll cheers to that.

Revel Urban Winery, 111 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine (513) 579-9463

Market Wines

Located in the hub of Findlay Market, Market Wines is home to over 600 wines and 300 craft beers from all over the world as well as a large selection of wine by the glass and draft beers. Stop in to find the perfect wine to pair with all the delicious goodies in the market or a weekly wine tasting on Saturdays and Sundays.

Market Wines at Findlay Market, 128 W. Elder St., Over-the-Rhine (513) 744-9888

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