valley food story banner
- Advertisement -
georgejeanie posted in Primanti Bros. serves up second ...

Another Pittsburgh entity moving into what should be a Cleveland market. Just can not compete ...

suggest removal

DACOUNTRYBOY posted in Ladies’ Beer Club of Youngstown ...

“The idea of a beer club for women is really cool.” Too much beer indulgence ...

suggest removal

walter_sobchak posted in Ladies’ Beer Club of Youngstown ...

The ladies have figured out that it is better to drink one or two quality ...

suggest removal

valleygal posted in Ladies’ Beer Club of Youngstown ...

For any gals interested in the Ladies' Beer Club of Youngstown, check out their Facebook ...

suggest removal

Comment on a story to join the table talk!

weather icon

Current Conditions


Mostly Cloudy

Other Food Stories on Vindy.com

Cortland’s hidden gem

June 20, 2018
This self-proclaimed mom-and-pop diner serves delicious made-from-scratch Italian and American ...

Make some cookies to enjoy

June 20, 2018
Chocolate Chunk Cherry Oatmeal Cookies mccormick.com The addition of chopped ...

Frozen summer drinks

June 20, 2018
Raspberry Peach Frozen Fruity Ice Cubes mccormick.com Make fruity ice ...

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Fruit Skewers

June 20, 2018
Sweet and Spicy Grilled Fruit Skewers mccormick.com Vanilla and cinnamon ...

» More food Stories
- Advertisement -

« Valley Food Home

Rombauer Vineyards rep will visit Valley

Published: Wed, June 19, 2013 @ 12:00 a.m.

If You Go...

What: Wine Academy: An Evening with Rombauer Vineyards

When: 7 p.m. June 27

Where: Avalon Golf and Country Club at Squaw Creek, 761 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna

Reservations: Open to the public; reservations required

Information: Log on to www.myvalleyvino.com

By Brian Fry

One of the drawbacks of living in a smaller market like the Mahoning and Shenango valleys is that you usually have to drive to Cleveland or Pittsburgh to enjoy a top-quality wine and food event. This is especially true if you want to wine and dine with the people from the winery, hear their stories and share conversation about their wines.

On June 27, an event in our Valley will give everyone this special opportunity. Local wine club Valley Vino is teaming up with Clyde Gilbert from Rombauer Vineyards to host the event, featuring the incredible wines from Rombauer’s esteemed portfolio. The event is open to the public and takes place at Avalon Golf and Country Club’s Squaw Creek location.

“Our philosophy is to keep it simple and focus on our four nationally distributed wines: chardonnay, merlot, zinfandel and cabernet. This ensures that these wines will be high quality, vintage after vintage.”

The Rombauer philosophy has worked well since the winery was founded in 1982. It is family-owned and operated. Rombauer family members hold key positions throughout the organization, especially in the winemaking and viticultural aspects.

The Rombauer family name holds a distinctive place in culinary history as well. Irma Rombauer wrote one of the most famous cookbooks ever published: “The Joy of Cooking.” The Rombauer family tree has its roots in the Rheingau region of Germany, where wine is considered an essential part of each meal.

Although the entire Rombauer portfolio is respected globally, its chardonnay is truly an international phenomenon. In fact, the wine is so coveted that it is tightly allocated, meaning distribution is controlled so it doesn’t all get swallowed up as soon as it is released. Gilbert says it is truly an honor to represent the sought-after white wine.

“The Rombauer family has created a taste profile that has yet to be duplicated. It took a decade to perfect. The combination of great grapes, oak and malolactic fermentation make this wine incredibly desirable to the consumer.”

Here’s a look at Rombauer’s spectacular portfolio:

2011 Carneros Chardonnay

Enticing aromas of honeydew, peach and fig mingle with notes of caramel and vanilla. Creamy vanilla integrates with honeysuckle, apricot and pineapple on the palate. A rich and luscious mouthfeel leads to an extensive creamy finish.

2008 Carneros merlot

Subtle hints of cherry and mint on the nose. Lush plum, cedar and a hint of blackberry lead to a silky and lingering finish.

2011 zinfandel

Strikingly fruit-forward in style with intense flavors of ripe cranberry, blueberry and raspberry in abundance. Expressive and dense on the palate with a plum-vanilla finish.

2010 Napa Valley cabernet

Aromas of black currant, tobacco, olive and plum dance out of the glass. Dark berry fruits evolve across the palate, leading to a dense and smooth finish.


Contact Brian at brian.fry@myvalleyvino.com or by visiting www.myvalleyvino.com.

On vindy.com: Stay up to date with Brian’s tastes and travels 24/7.

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2018 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes