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Bill’s By The Beach to Host First Winemaker Dinner with R. Stuart & Co. Winery Founder Rob Stuart

Bill’s By The Beach is honored to host Rob Stuart, founder and owner of R. Stuart & Co. Winery in McMinnville, Oregon, as he presents his line of “Big Fire” wines at the restaurant’s first Winemaker Dinner on Sunday, March 29th, at 5:00 p.m. Bill’s By The Beach’s own Chef Jon will prepare gourmet cuisine to be paired with each of Stuart’s four Big Fire wines. Stuart’s visit to Gulf Shores represents a rare opportunity for residents in South Baldwin County to dine with an esteemed winemaker.

Stuart has more than 30 years’ experience in the winery business. Prior to founding R. Stuart & Co. Winery in early 2002, he served as the winemaker at Erath Vineyards in Oregon for eight years. Stuart spent the 10 years before Erath Vineyards making wine at Staton Hills in Yakima, Washington. Earlier in his career Stuart worked in the cellar at Valley View Vineyards and on the bottling line at Hans Kornell in Napa, California. Stuart graduated from Rensslelear Polytechnic Institute in New York with a degree in biochemistry.

Today, as owner of R. Stuart & Co. Winery, Stuart makes the wines he loves most — Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Tempranillo and Dry Rosé.

Reserve your seat at the Bill’s By The Beach Winemaker Dinner by visiting our website or by calling 251-948-5227. Entry is $75 per person. The deadline for reservations is March 25.

You won’t want to miss this exceptional wine and dining experience.

About R. Stuart & Co. Big Fire Wines

Extraordinary Vin Ordinaire!

In France they call it Vin Ordinaire, or ordinary table wine. Everybody wants a wine that’s priced for everyday enjoyment, but tastes like something more. That’s what the Big Fire wines are all about. Everyday? Absolutely! Ordinary? Never!

Visit to learn more about their line of Big Fire wines.