Gentile’s, The Wine Sellers is a full service beverage shop offering a huge selection of wines, imported beers, micro brews, home brewing supplies, wine classes, wine dinners, wedding/event planning, and wine education and travel.
Roger Gentile is president of Gentile’s The Wine Sellers, a wine specialty retailer which was started by Ralph and Eleanor Gentile on November 19, 1954, and he worked in that Flagship store on its first day as the bottle boy. After undergraduate school at The Ohio State University, Roger decided to join the family business, with an emphasis on wine and wine education. To that end, he headed Ohio State’s Creative Activities wine program for almost 30 years, was guest lecturer at The Horticulture Department at Ohio State’s Wine and Western Culture classes for almost a generation, and continues today with a series of wine tastings and classes conducted through his stores, and with professional wine tasting organizations. Over this span of time, he has probably taught Read more »