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$20 for $40 Worth of Bistro Dinner and Wine Pairings at The Wine Guy Wine Shop, Wine Bar & Bistro in Norwood

Rookwood Pavilion

95% of 3,172 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

  • Tapas & dinner portions
  • International fusion menu
  • Voted Best Wine Shop 2010 by Columbus Alive

The Fine Print

Expires May 5th, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 4 or more. Limit 1 per visit. Must purchase 1 food item. Dine-in only. Valid only for Bistro. Not valid for lunch or Happy Hour. Not valid for retail wine purchases. Must use in 1 visit. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

If grapes could talk, they'd recount their dreams, the first time they got plucked, and the first time they felt victimized by nature's rumor mill—the vine. Taste the tales of the grape with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of bistro dinner and wine pairings at The Wine Guy Wine Shop, Wine Bar & Bistro in Norwood.

The Wine Guy's bistro tempts taste buds with wines and an evening menu filled with cross-cultural tapas- and dinner-sized dishes. Treat your inner architect to a chicken mushroom tower interlayered with roasted red pepper, smoked chipotle sauce, and fresh mozzarella ($17.99), or sink incisors into a margherita pizza ($12.99 for a 12"). Spicy Cajun scallops mellow out with candied walnuts, crumbled blue cheese, and a raspberry reduction (dinner $23.99, tapas $14.99), and pan-Asian meets pan-seared in the form of ginger-sesame tuna steak in wasabi cream sauce ($17.99).

Explore viticulture by culling the wine menu for choice pours such as a glass of J. Lohr Hilltop cabernet from Paso Robles ($13.99) or "Super Tuscan" Mazzoni, a sangiovese-cabernet-merlot blend ($10.99). Just as be-caped superheroes excel at picking sidekicks with complementary skills, the expert staff specializes in selecting a palate-coordinating wine for each dish.

The Wine Guy Bistro

Craig and Laura Decker seem to have a difficult time making up their minds. They also seem to have a knack for turning this indecisiveness into an advantage at every turn. When it came to opening their new business, for example, they briefly wondered whether it should feature a wine shop, a wine bar, or a gourmet bistro. Their solution? All three.

This spirit of inclusivity pervades The Wine Guy Bistro, where the Deckers pair seasonal wine varietals with globally inspired cuisine. Rather than choose between European elegance and New-American pizzazz, they settled on a compromise they describe as “Old World chic.” This label suits a menu that features small plates of housemade meatballs and bruschetta alongside assorted cheeses from around the world. The focus on small plates is in keeping with the Deckers’ have-it-all mentality and gives diners the option to sample several dishes without having to barter with adjacent tables.

The Gist

What some people are buzzing about:


You will eat, drink and be merry … and you can always go to the gym tomorrow.

Karen Christopfel, CityBeat, 1/5/11

Finally a wine bar with more than 10 seats! Great wine selection. Perfect place for happy hour.

justsayin, Urbanspoon, 1/14/11


95% of 3,172 customers recommend

  • “the carrot/ginger soup was amazing! the wine was good too”

  • “The Blueberry Pomegranate Salad Dressing Is unbelievable. ”

  • “The mussels rock, however, the Wasabi potatoes are s away over priced. 5 bucks for 2 tiny parties. GTFOH! Wine flights are fair. Happy hour is okay.”

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    Rookwood Pavilion

    2692 Madison Rd.

    Suite K1

    Norwood, Ohio 45206

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81% of the people were positive about the Wine, most described it as Great.
94% of the people were positive about the Atmosphere, most described it as Great.
83% of the people were positive about the Experience, most described it as Unique.
95% of the people were positive about the Service, most described it as Great.