RW&B Mentor & Wine Down Lounge

Melisa B

Beer Specialist / Beer Department Mgr. at Mentor

Special contact for Beer

Melisa has a long standing career in the beer industry, starting in beverage retail after graduating from a local high school. She later became a Certified Beer Server and accepted a position with a prominent beverage distributor before becoming a part of the Red Wine and Brew family. She enjoys the outdoors, Cleveland sports, and spending time with family. 

Charles Ballou

General Retail Manager/Wine Department Mgr at Mentor

Special contact for General Questions

Charles has a wide and varied background in the wine industry. In 2016, Charles joined the Red Wine and Brew Crew at our Westlake location, Fine Wine and Tobacco. He became the Manager of the Wine Department at our Mentor location in the Spring of 2017. Charles’ breath of knowledge in the world of wines ensures our guests an expert who will guide them to the perfect bottle for any occasion. He is the go to person as our retail general manager and assists our guests by wearing many hats.
In his time off, Charles enjoys volunteering with several charitable organizations, is very active in his church and teaches Sunday School.


Cigar Department Manager at Mentor

Special contact for Tobacco, Cigar & Smoking Accessories

(440) 210-0024

Liz has been with Red Wine and Brew from the ground up recently advancing to Cigar Department Manager at our Mentor location. She is the organizer of our Cigar Events where you can experience some of the latest offerings in the industry and enjoy getting to know some of its leaders. If we don’t carry your favorite stick and its available in the state of Ohio through one of our distributors, Liz will do her very best to get it for you.


Catering Manager the Loft at Mentor

Special contact for Event Planning

(440) 210-0024 x240

Christine is dedicated to making your event a memorable one. She enjoys working with our clients to create unique social environments to fit every occasion. From the food and drinks to helping with the decor, Christine will make you and your guests feel as special as the occasion being celebrated.


Nicole M

Restaurant Manager at Mentor

Special contact for Dining

(440) 210-0024

Nicole warm smile makes our guests feel welcome and her engaging personality keeps them coming back time and time again. Her goal is to create a dining experience you are sure to remember.

Wine Down Lounge Mentor

Chef Joseph

Chef at Mentor

Special contact for Dining

Come in and enjoy the fine culinary offerings of Chef Joseph


Marketing Manager at Mentor

Special contact for donations

(440) 210-0024 x230

Our Marketing Manager, Beckie, is here to help our guests be “in the know” with all of the happenings here at Red Wine and Brew. She is also the contact person for our Giving Back Program (donations) as well as the contact for Off-Site Events. Please, feel free to drop her an email with any questions you may have concerning our facility, happenings, programs or events. She’s always happy to hear from you.

RW&B Chesterland

Jeff Harrod

General Manager at Chesterland

Special contact for General Questions

(440) 729-7376

Jeff has more than 20 years experience in the world of fine wines and beers. As the retail manager, he will help you sort through our vast selections to find the perfect wine to sip on the patio or to celebrate those special occasions. He will also help you with our extensive selection of craft beers to get the brew that’s right for you. If we don’t have it and it’s available in the state of Ohio, he will do his very best to special order what you want.

Katie Moore

Customer Relations at Chesterland

Special contact for Events, Party Orders, and Donations

Katie will always say hi & bye, notice the little things about you, offer to carry your packages, help you if you need help, and will always put you first! That’s a Katie Guarantee!

Bob Patel

Bob Patel

Senior Supervisor at Chesterland

Bob puts in a lot of time and energy in helping each and every customer find what they are looking for. Ask him about cricket or his history as a mechanical engineer!

Alex Bossard

Wine Manager at Chesterland

Special contact for Wine, Private Wine Tasting and Special Wine Orders

Alex can help you find that one wine you can’t live with out. Come on in and give him the opportunity to find your perfect match, or, at the very least, help you along the way.