Published June 27, 2012
Ohio Wine Month ends with a bang this weekend, as local wine lovers converge on The Youngstown Club for a wine taste celebrating wines from the buckeye state and other domestic wineries. The taste begins at 7:30 on Friday and features two different tasting options: Wines of Ohio and Wines of The West Coast. The event is open to the public and casual dress is permitted.
Local wine and food club Valley Vino is co-hosting the event with The Youngstown Club. There are some great food pairings to go with the wines including a special dessert menu paired with the Ohio wines. Here's a rundown of the wine and food available:
Ohio (Taste 5 Wines for $20, deserts extra)
Mon Ami Riesling - Fresh Fruit Cup
Ferrante Strawberry Blanc - Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Ferrante Raspberry Blanc - White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Maize Valley Apple Pie - Caramel Apple Pie
Mantey Blackberry Wine - Chocolate Lava Cake
West Coast USA (Taste 5 wines for $20, dinner extra)
O'Reilly's Pinot Gris (Oregon) - Mahi Mahi Tostada
Heron Chardonnay (California)- Mussels Lyonnaise with Linguine
Rascal Pinot Noir (Oregon) - Grilled Pork Loin with Cherry Chutney
Bookwalter Red Blend (Wash) - BBQ Ribs over Parmesan Polenta
Hogue Genesis Cabernet (CA) - Fettuccini Bolognese
The event was designed to truly have something everyone according to Youngstown Club GM Katie Dodd. "We have your sweet fruity wines and your dry reds and whites. We also offer an incredible variety of dinner and appetizer options to enjoy with the wines and the dessert menu is to die for."
You can make reservations for the event by calling The Youngstown Club at (330) 744-2177 or via email at contact@myva;;eyvino.com.