Check out our accolades!
4/18/2018: We won EIGHT medals (4 Silver and 4 Bronze) in the 2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition! There were over 3000 wines from 11 countries being judged, and we were awarded more medals than any other Ohio winery in competition. Wines are blind judged in flights, with each wine judged on its own merits – its presence, balance and varietal character – not by how it compares to other wines in the flight. We are so proud of this achievement!
4/11/2018: Destiny had the pleasure of hanging out and talking wine and life with the amazing Kate and April from Cleveland Potholes – a brand new podcast that you just have to check out! CLE Urban Winery is the subject of Episode #2!
3/30/2018: We received approvals today from the Ohio Division of Liquor Control to begin wine productions in our newly expanded winery space! Check it out!
3/17/2018: CLE Urban Winery was featured in a Cutler Real Estate blog entitled “14 Incredible Cleveland-Based Businesses Worth Supporting” with other really awesome local businesses. What an honor!
2/21/2018: So excited to be partnering with Brazilian musicians Paulo Costa Trio on their new vlog – hosting the sessions and providing sponsorship support! Destiny was also very proud to be the very first interview for this new project!
1/19/2018: Marc Bona of the Cleveland Plain Dealer stopped by and wrote this awesome article about the winery and our plans for growth!
9/28/2017: So proud to have brought together our community partner, Graffiti heArt, with cool new coffee company 3-19 Coffee to partner on these local art coffee tins! We will be selling these tins at the winery to help raise money for Graffiti heArt scholarships! Read what Cleveland Scene wrote about it.
9/27/2017: CLE Urban Winery supports Sixth City Sounds and their mission to highlight local music – we also are proud to host a CLE Music Shelf at the winery!
9/5/2017: Thanks, Edible Cleveland, for the shoutout highlighting CLE Urban Winery as a place to sit and sip!
7/25/2017: Zoe Brown, U-Dub Wine Club Member and Co-Founder of Black Girl in the CLE, wrote this awesome blog about her wine club experiences and how much fun the ladies had at our 1st Anniversary party on July 15th!
7/14/2017: Check out Destination Cleveland’s recommendations for CLE Weekend Wine Tours!
5/24/2017: CLE Urban Winery wins NINE medals in the 2017 Ohio Wine Competition! Our Lake Erie Riesling and Edgewater Blackberry Merlot won GOLD – we also won three Silver and four Bronze medals!
4/26/2017: CLE Urban Winery was voted 2017 Best of Cleveland “Best Local Vineyard/Wine” by the readers of Cleveland Scene Magazine! So proud!
4/25/2017: Our owner, Destiny, was among 50 local chefs and foodies tapped by Cleveland.com to share their favorite local culinary delights!
4/21/2017: Super cool blog from The Bar League on Jstyle Magazine’s Spring Premiere Party held at the winery… thanks for the shout out!
4/4/2017: Much thanks to Sixth City Marketing for including CLE Urban Winery on their list of 20 Small Businesses Making a Impact in Northeast Ohio!
3/21/2017: The Heights Observer reports on CLE Urban Winery’s expansion into the space next door and plans for wholesale market sales.
3/16/2017: Cheers and congratulations to our Winemaker, Dave Mazzone, on winning a Gold Medal for his North Coast Syrah at the 2017 Great American International Wine Competition! Our Syrah was one of over 1,000 wines from 12 countries that were judged by 25 judges representing nine countries over two days of competition! We are so proud!!
3/13/2017: We are so proud of our ongoing and growing community partnership with Graffiti heart, which Cleveland Scene’s Josh Usmani calls “one of the city’s most successful recent collaborations between artists, art organizations and local business owners.” Read his article about our partnership and our first Graffiti and Grapes Mural Painting Class here.
3/10/2017: CLE Urban Winery was featured on WKYC Channel 3 News in a dedicated segment with our owner, Destiny, about our winery – and our wines!
3/5/2017: Cool local blog “Courtney Covers Cleveland” reports about her fun birthday party wine tasting night! Check it out!
2/28/2017: CLE Urban Winery is SO proud to have been chosen by the FutureHeights’ Cleveland Heights/University Heights community poll as the Best New Business of 2017! Thank you so much for all your incredible support
12/29/2016: CLE Urban Winery was featured as one of Cleveland.com’s Six Wine Stories and Trends in 2016.
12/14/2016: Destiny was invited to be part of WCLV Ideastream’s “Sound of Ideas” radio show about Keeping the Holidays Local 2016! Our portion of the show (see the audio and video links on the Ideastream website page) begins at about the 20 minute mark, with Destiny’s main remarks at about 23 minutes in.
10/6/2016 and 11/2/2016: Our owner, Destiny Burns, was featured in Fidelity.com’s online magazine in an article entitled “Tips to Help You Start a Business After Age 50”. This article also appeared in Forbes Magazine!
9/22/2016: Our Wine Slushies were selected as a 2016 Best of Cleveland Editor’s Pick by Cleveland Magazine! What an amazing honor!!
September 2016: CLE Urban Winery became a proud partner of Destination Cleveland!
8/10/16: Fox 8’s New Day Cleveland stopped by to visit us at the winery, check it out!
8/9/2016: What an honor to be listed among Cleveland.com‘s list of the 33 Best New Cleveland Restaurants, Coffee Shops and Markets – check us out at #10!
July 2016: Cleveland Magazine’s “Urban Scrawl” article highlights the incredible art Graffiti HeArt and their talented artists are bringing to CLE, including the mural at our winery created by Bob Peck and Rus Sands.
6/28/2016: We were featured on Channel 19 Morning News, with two live tosses from the studio to the winery during the broadcast. Thanks Nichole Vrsansky!
6/26/2016: Lee Chilcote of Crain’s Cleveland Business came to visit the winery and wrote a wonderful article about us!
6/23/2016: Read all about the amazing Cedar-Lee neighborhood where our winery is located! Thank you, Nikki Delamotte, for this in-depth profile of this up and coming East Side business district!
5/17/2016: CLE Urban Winery became a proud member of Keep It Local Cleveland!
4/26/2016: John Usmani of Cleveland Scene profiles our community partner, Graffiti heArt, as they facilitate public art opportunities for local artists with businesses throughout Northeast Ohio, including the mural at CLE Urban Winery.
The bustling vibe of Cedar and Lee, with its iconic theaters, coffee shops, restaurants and shopping, will be jazzed up a bit with the opening of CLE Urban Winery this summer.”
4/14/2016: Freshwater Cleveland‘s Mark Oprea features CLE Urban Winery in his feature story about the growing trend of urban wineries.
February 2016: KeyBank has been a key partner in starting up CLE Urban Winery – read all about it here!
12/30/2015: James Henke, the Heights Observers‘ feature writer, introduces CLE Urban Winery to the neighborhood!
11/18/2015: Cleveland Scene‘s Doug Trattner breaks the news about CLE Urban Winery!