Upcoming tastings and events
Friday, October 25th | 6-8 pm
This is a casual dinner and go-at-your-own-pace tasting. There will be seating for 48 available at our high-top barrel tables on a first-come first-seated basis. If you require special seating accommodations please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 26th | 12-5 pm
Burgundy, France is the birthplace of Pinot Noir and its wines are regarded as the best. Taste four Pinot Noirs from this world famous region. (Pre-paid reservations required.)
Saturday, November 2nd | 12-5 pm
Taste and compare four new releases of single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon wines from famous Napa Valley producer Nickel & Nickel. (Pre-paid reservations required.)
Saturday, November 9th | 2-4 pm
Enjoy an afternoon with owners Dave & Joan Szkutak of SAMsARA winery in Santa Barbara, as they discuss six of their limited release wines from carefully selected micro-sites within Sta. Rita Hill’s most distinctive vineyards. (Pre-paid reservations required.)
Friday, November 15th | 5-7 pm
Taste six white and lighter style red wines that will pair perfectly with your traditional Thanksgiving dinner. (Pre-paid reservations required.)
Friday, November 29th | 5-7 pm
There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than with sparkling wine. Taste and compare six sparkling wines from all over the world. (Pre-paid reservations required.)
Saturday, November 30th | 12-5 pm
Kick off the holiday season by tasting four Champagne wines from the most famous sparkling wine region in the world - Champagne, France. (Pre-paid reservations required.)
Taste Before You Buy
Our Napa Technology WineStation, the first in Cincinnati, is a wine preservation and dispensing system where 16 different high-end wines are served at the ideal temperature and perfectly preserved for up to 60 days. Featuring 1, 2 or 4 ounce pours of ultra-premium, highly-rated and occasionally older vintage wines. Wines rotate on a regular basis so there's always something new to try. Always open.
Our daily tasting bar is the best way to explore new wines and Taste Before You Buy! Every day we select wines from our monthly features, and with wines rotating regularly it's almost guaranteed that you will find something new to love. $1 per taste. Always open!
Our Small Plate Menu, created by our in-house chef, is available daily. - Cheese & Charcuterie Plate - Port Wine Cheese Dip - Crab Cakes with Sweet Chili Aioli - Warm Olive Plate - French Baked Brie - Mediterranean Flatbread - Italian Caprese Flatbread - Fig & Prosciutto Flatbread - Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs
Every Wednesday from 4-7pm all pours in our WineStation are 1/2 off! Featuring 1, 2 or 4 ounce pours of ultra-premium, highly-rated wines. Wines rotate on a regular basis so there's always something new to try. Prices vary. No reservations required.
Friday, October 4th and Friday, October 18th from 4-7pm all pours in our WineStation are 1/2 off! Featuring 1, 2 or 4 ounce pours of ultra-premium, highly-rated wines. Wines rotate on a regular basis so there's always something new to try. Prices vary. No reservations required.
Did you know you can select any wine from our shelves and we will open it for you to enjoy here, with NO corking fee? With over 2,000 different wines from all over the world we're sure you will find something new to love. Retail pricing and no corking fee.
Thursday, October 31st | 6:30 pm The Capital Grille will be hosting winemaker, Peter Franus for a tasting of his Napa Valley varietals, followed by a three course menu at an exclusive price of $49 per person. Wines will be available for retail purchase from The Wine Merchant. | Call The Capital Grille at (513) 351-0814 and mention The Wine Merchant when you make your reservation.