Calling All Oenophiles!


The Lakewood Historical Society is putting the “fun” back in fundraiser with its Instant Wine Cellar. Society Trustee Heather Rudge brought the idea for this unique raffle to the Society’s Board, where it was enthusiastically received.

The Society is busily collecting donations of wine with the goal of amassing 100 bottles valued at over $2,000. To make a tax-deductible donation, contact the society at 216-221-7343 or You can also stop by Rozi’s Wine House to view the wine cellar wish list.

A Sample of the Cellar: Switchback Ridge Cabernet (California, $140); Scholium Project Babylon Syrah (California, $80); Diamond Mountain Cabernet (California, $50); Frogs Leap Chardonnay (California, $28); “27-29” Cabernet (California, $45); Rock Syrah (California, $40); Oakville Estate Cabernet (California, $80); Cloudline Pinot Noir (Oregon, $22); King Estate Pinot Gris (Oregon, $28); Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir (Oregon, $34); Tamatrack Syrah (Washington, $28); Villa Maria Pinot Noir (New Zealand, $27); Pirramimma Shiraz (Australia, $25); Samos (Greece, $20); and Chianti Marchee (Italy, $34).

Raffle tickets are $5 each or three for $10 and may be purchased online at, in person at the Oldest Stone House Museum (14710 Lake Avenue, Lakewood), or at Rozi’s Wine House (14900 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood). The winning ticket will be drawn on Saturday, September 6 at the Patron Party for the “Come Home to Lakewood” House Tour. You need not be present to win.

All proceeds from the Instant Wine Cellar benefit projects and programs of the Lakewood Historical Society.



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Volume 4, Issue 14, Posted 10:06 PM, 06.27.2008