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Italian Gastropub “The Osteria” Launching in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Italian Gastropub “The Osteria” Launching in Olde Towne East

Urban winery Camelot Cellars will officially relaunch its restaurant space in March with a rebrand that that will turn the focus toward Italian cuisine. The restaurant, dubbed “The Osteria,” is a partnership between Camelot owner Janine Aquino and Ed Bisconti of Borgata Pizza Café. “As the Camelot brand expands and has its wines in over 200 stores throughout […]

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Camelot Cellars Closing Short North Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Camelot Cellars Closing Short North Location

If you plan to visit Camelot Cellars in the Short North one last time before they close, you officially have one more week to go. The urban boutique winery will be closing its doors at 958 North High Street at the end of the day next Saturday, March 26th. Fans of Camelot won’t have to wait […]

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Camelot Cellars Relocating to Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Camelot Cellars Relocating to Olde Towne East

Urban boutique winery Camelot Cellars is packing up their business to relocate from the Short North to Olde Towne East. Citing an expanding production and wholesale business, Camelot owner Janine Aquino said that the move is primarily to have more room to grow. “Our production and distribution has expanded a lot — to 30 to 40 […]

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Monday’s a Drag: Queens and Wine

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Monday’s a Drag: Queens and Wine

Monday evening was the second night of Alternative Fashion Week with Monday’s a Drag, which took place at Camelot Cellars in the Short North. The event featured four drag queens, with a wine pairing that matched each queen’s unique personality. Janine Aquino, the proprietor behind the Short North wine boutique, is no stranger to fashion events […]

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Camelot Cellars Producing Award Winning Wines

Anne Evans Anne Evans Camelot Cellars Producing Award Winning Wines

Earlier this year, Short North Winery Camelot Cellars won a Gold medal for its Vidal Ice Wine from The Ohio State Wine Competition. The award marked the 44th honor for the wine shop which is just over two years old. Owner Janine Aquino began the business in February of 2011 and now bottles nearly 70 […]

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First-Ever Camelot Couture Fashion Show Takes Place Next Week

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre First-Ever Camelot Couture Fashion Show Takes Place Next Week

Fall marks not only the beginning of the harvest season, but also the beginning of the new year in the fashion calendar, making a winery an ideal venue for a fall fashion show, no? Janine Aquino, Erika Dellatorre, and Erica Zurmehly certainly think so. They’re the trio behind Camelot Couture, a runway show that will […]

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