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Updated: Sep 21, 2022

Try our award-winning New Zealand wines, meet the team and learn more about the 0% movement — 0% chance of missing out at the 2022 Kroger Wellness Festival!

Giesen Wines at the 2022 Kroger Wellness Festival

Mark your calendar for the 2022 Kroger Wellness Festival in Cincinnati (Sept. 23-24)! Giesen 0% is excited to be a sponsor at this year’s festival celebrating all things wellness alongside superstars like soccer legend and Olympian, Abby Wambach, New York Times best-selling author, Chrissy Teigan, and country music sensations, including Eli Young Band, Carrie Underwood, and Tom Wurth. We’re looking forward to meeting some incredible people and turning thousands into forever fans of Giesen 0%!

Read on to discover all things health, wellness, and Giesen 0% happening this weekend — including what we’re pouring and mixing at our tent + what we’ll be checking out while we’re there!

Everything You Need to Know about The Kroger Wellness Festival

The Kroger Wellness Festival is a free, two-day event in Downtown Cincinnati, created to feed the mind, body, and spirit of consumers and designed to help people live healthier lives. At the festival you can participate in celebrity-studded fitness challenges, live cooking demos, and concerts. Plus, you’ll find a family fun zone, an endless amount of product samples from Kroger’s favorite brands, and expert-led seminars.

What: A FREE Festival Focusing on Food, Drink, and Wellness

Where: The Banks on Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH

When: Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th Sept, from 11am - 7pm

Giesen Tent: #516 (Between J&J Stage & American Greetings Stage)

Festival Details: Festival Guide and Festival Map

Non-Alcoholic Wines We’re Pouring

When we say there’s a Giesen wine for every occasion, we mean it! Find us at Tent 516, where we’ll be serving our 0% alcohol, 100% flavor favorites. See below for details on what we’re pouring, and read on to hear about what we’re mixing — and who with!

  • Giesen 0% New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: Discover the world’s first and the nation’s top-selling premium non-alcoholic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc for yourself. It’s mouth-wateringly juicy and bright — and perfect for a day of festivities.

  • Giesen 0% New Zealand Rosé: Experience America’s #1 selling premium non-alcoholic New Zealand Rosé. It’s a light and fresh addition to any dinner table or social gathering — or festival!

  • Giesen 0% New Zealand Pinot Grigio: Don’t miss your chance to try the latest edition to Giesen Wines fast-growing, alcohol-removed range — a crisp, refreshing New Zealand Pinot Grigio that’s light, delicious, and balanced between acidity and sweetness.

What We’re Mixing

Join us at the Giesen Tent (516) for a three-hour mocktail happy hour from 3:00 - 6:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. We’ll be mixing up our latest-and-greatest Giesen 0% mocktail, created by local mixologist, Molly Wellman (named 2019 Bartender of the Year, Nightclub & Bar; featured in Washington Post and New York Times). The Giesen mocktail, Cincy-Sangria, is inspired by wellness, perfect for sharing, and crafted exclusively for the festival. Molly will be there on Saturday to teach everyone how to create delicious (and good for you) mocktails.

What We’re Seeing & Doing (Besides Drinking Giesen 0%)

Because we know you can’t spend the entire festival at the Giesen Tent (although we wish you would!), we’ve put together a list of must-see people, must-do activities, and must-try treats and drinks to make your weekend of wellness with Kroger and Giesen 0% the best ever.

Friday, September 23:

  • 12:00 PM: Say Hello to Hydration with Martin Riese, the world’s foremost water sommelier - yes, we said that - water sommelier! @ Johnson & Johnson Stage

  • 1:15 PM: Cook Simply with Chrissy Teigan, during a 30-minute cooking segment hosted by the New York Times best-selling author. @ Laura’s Lean Stage

  • 4:15 PM: Get Sober Curious and explore the movement rooted in alcohol flexibility and freedom. @ American Greetings Stage

  • 5:00 PM: Channel Your Inner Cowboy with Eli Young Band, the ACM award-winning country music group. @ Johnson & Johnson Stage

Saturday, September 24:

  • 11:00 AM: Strike like the Superstars, during this soccer clinic hosted by professional players from FC Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Sirens. @ Johnson & Johnson Stage

  • 11:00 AM: Best Burgers: Kroger and Kellogg’s will go head-to-head to make the best and best for you burger. @ Laura’s Lean Stage

  • 2:30 PM: Cardio with Carrie Underwood, in a 30-minute full-body cardio blast workout. the GRAMMY award-winning superstar and fitness entrepreneur. @ BODYARMOR Stage

So, what are you waiting for? Swing by the Giesen Tent (516) to meet the Giesen team from New Zealand, taste the wines and learn more about the 0% alcohol wine movement — with 0% chance of missing out — so you can make the most of everything the festival has to offer! See here for more information and we’ll see you there!

Can’t make it? To follow along with the fun, follow @giesenwines and @krogerwellnessfest for live updates from the festival. #giesenwines #krogerwellnessfestival

Giesen Facebook Event: Save those important details to pop up on your phone. Location, address, and links to the Kroger Wellness festival itinerary check out our Facebook event page and feel free to ask questions in the discussion tab! We'd love to hear from you.


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