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Signature Wines Producing Local Drinks Using Traditional Techniques

Walker Evans Walker Evans Signature Wines Producing Local Drinks Using Traditional Techniques

For almost a decade, Kelly Harvey has been producing wine in a warehouse on the east side of Columbus. Those wines are made with traditional techniques that include the crushing of grapes, fermenting process, and the aging of specific wines. The warehouse location has also become home to tastings, tours and a popular Sangria Festival […]

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Sand Hollow Winery Celebrates First Year in Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sand Hollow Winery Celebrates First Year in Business

Located just outside of Newark, Ohio, Sand Hollow Winery is an operation that will be celebrating their first year of operation next month. The facilities produce a variety of wines for visitors to the tasting room, made from imported grape juices from California and Italy. We spoke recently with owner and vintner Jim Young to […]

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Slate Run Vineyard Refines Classic Wine Production Techniques

Walker Evans Walker Evans Slate Run Vineyard Refines Classic Wine Production Techniques

Keith Pritchard has been making wine for over 30 years, making Slate Run one of the older operations in Central Ohio. The winery at Slate Run will celebrate 20 years next year, and Keith and Leslie Pritchard have seen plenty of challenges and opportunities along the way. We spoke recently with Keith to find out […]

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Bokes Creek Winery Specializes in Wild Fruit Varietals

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bokes Creek Winery Specializes in Wild Fruit Varietals

Located just 45 minutes northwest of Downtown Columbus, the Bokes Creek Winery has been open to the public for three years now, though owners Michael and Diane Frasca have been making wine personally for several years prior. Their operation leans heavily toward other types of wild fruits used to make wine, rather than grapes. We […]

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Via Vecchia Crafts Natural Artisan Wine in an Urban Setting

Walker Evans Walker Evans Via Vecchia Crafts Natural Artisan Wine in an Urban Setting

If you’re looking for locally made artisan wine without straying too far from Columbus, then Via Vecchia is the shortest travel distance between you and a bottle. Located at 485 South Front Street in the Brewery District, this building is just a block outside of Downtown Columbus. Within that building you’ll find both processing and […]

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Three Oaks Vineyard Offers Small Batch Wines in Granville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Three Oaks Vineyard Offers Small Batch Wines in Granville

One of the benefits often touted about life in Columbus Ohio is that a very short drive can take you from the urban core of the city into various agricultural areas that surround the region. Not all of it is corn fields and cows either. Three Oaks Vineyard is a great example of a family-run […]

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Soine Vineyards Growing Grapes in Ohio’s Heartland

Walker Evans Walker Evans Soine Vineyards Growing Grapes in Ohio’s Heartland

Wine making is a slow process, and getting into the business of growing grapes can take some time as well. The family behind Soine Vineyards got started 10 years ago, but spent their first five years getting their operations running before opening to the public to sell their wines. All of the grapes at Soine […]

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