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Meet Our Team


Matt Haws

Matt's Bio


Gabriella DiVincenzo

Meet Gabriella, a theater graduate turned Ripple legend, crafting mind-blowing guest experiences since 2020. To her, wine isn't just a sip—it's the VIP pass to an exclusive bash where everyone's invited.

She's all about telling stories with every glass, empowering her squad to turn wine encounters into epic, educational moments. From custom cellars to tastings and private bashes, she's the architect of wine culture at Ripple.

Her deal? Wine's an art-science fusion, and she's all about sharing the good stuff with everyone. After achieving her WSET Level 3 Award, she's now conquering the Level 4 Diploma, proving her dedication to mastering the wine game.


Kathleen Haws

Kathleen's Bio


Justin Askins

Chef Justin Askins leads the culinary force of Ripple Wine Bar, putting his love of cooking and creativity into every dish. Justin’s all about the magic of food and wine. He dives into pairing them, geeking out over how flavors collide. You’ll catch him curating special menus for our epic Wine Dinners, where he turns dining into an unforgettable experience.


Justin is an advocate for forging strong ties with local farmers. His menu reflects this bond, featuring vibrant, wine-friendly dishes that spotlight the rich offerings of the local landscape, establishing a direct connection between the farm and the dining table. It's not just about the food- it's all about the good memories that come with it.

Where to Find Us

Mon - Thu: 4pm - 11pm
​​Fri - Sat: 4pm - 12am
​Sunday: Closed

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4 West Pike Street

Covington KY 41011


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2000 Madison Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45208


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