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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: Brian has traveled the world in search of great wine and food including trips to California, Oregon Washington, France, Italy, Australia and New Zealand. He worked five years as a Fine Wine Specialist for two distributors before launching Valley Vino Wine Club. He served as Wine Director for The Youngstown Club and Avalon Golf and Country Club. Brian passed the Level One Sommelier exam in March of 2015 and is a proud member of the American Court of Master Sommeliers.He is now a consulting Sommelier for several local clubs and restaurants.
Once a month his wine and beer features will appear in The Vindicator. On vindy.com, you can keep pace with Brian’s tastes and travels 24/7.
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The pacific northwest wineries had their strongest showing ever in the recent edition of The Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines.
Here are some general guidelines for pairing wine with traditional Thanksgiving cuisine.
The winery has a track record of delivering quality wines from the southeastern hills of Montepulciano.
Station Square's wine guy shared his views, and some great wine picks with me tonight.
Check out this California label with some interesting offerings made in the Rhone Valley style.
I had the chance to visit Piemonte on my recent European trip and found myself right in the middle of the Dolcetto harvest.
The southern half of the valley offers big reds and refreshing rose'.
This French wine region is considered one of the greatest in the world.
I enjoyed my afternoon at the Heineken brewery immensely. Here's a look at some highlights.
South Africa and New Zealand continually prove they can deliver quality whites at great prices.