Brian Fry (Contact)
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“I have a passion for wine and food and just how great the two can be when properly paired together!” - Brian Fry
Title: President and Founder, Valley Vino Wine Club, whose mission is to bring valley wine and food lovers together at least twice a month at locally owned restaurants and clubs for a great evening of food and wine.
Experience: Five years as a Fine Wine Specialist for two distributors, including locally owned Ohio Wine and Beverage Company. Seven years restaurant experience including serving as Wine Steward for Avalon Golf and Country Club at Squaw Creek. Currently holds position of Wine Director for The Youngstown Club.
Once a month his wine and beer features will appear in The Vindicator. And on vindy.com, you can keep pace with Brian’s tastes and travels 24/7.
If you have a favorite wine, winery, beer, brewery, restaurant or club that you would like to see featured, just contact us.
Local wine guy Jim Howe is wearing many hats on the Valley wine scene these days...
This classic Italian winery is known for its Amarone, which is excellent. They also have a lot more to offer...
Local lovers of the suds and vino have two great events to enjoy Thursday night. The Magic Tree has a sold out beer dinner and Station Square Ristorante a big wine and food tasting.
The local wine club has grown to over 2000 members and will begin regular events at Avalon Golf and Country Club's Buhl Park location this Saturday at 6PM.
Here is my list of the top wines of 2012, including my wine of the year. Also there is a review of our area's top restaurant wine lists...
The Westvleteren XII Abbey Ale hit the United States for the first time ever this week. Vintage Estates was one of the few stores in the country to get any and they threw a great party for charity to celebrate its arrival!
Want to know some of the better holiday ales to enjoy over the next couple weeks? Here is what the tasting panel at VE suggests.
A really nice wine tasting in a grocery store? Believe it!
The closing of a landmark social club leads to this wine guy being out of a job and then landing the best job of his life...
Here's some tips for wines to have on your table if you are serving the traditional Thanksgiving dinner...