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Grape Expectations: See How This Wine CEO Built a Business

Talk about #SparkGoals—Marisa launched RedHead Wine at age 19. Now she’s looking to make it bigger and better than ever. Marisa Sergi’s goal to be a winemaker was set before she could legally drink wine: She crushed her first grapes with her father and grandfather when she was just a child. By the time she […]


30 Under 30 2020: Introducing Food And Drink’s Rising Stars

Over the course of ten months, about 1,000 nominations poured in from a public online portal, 30 Under 30 alumni and our own industry sources. We vetted trailing financials and discussed velocity with independent investors. We ate mouth-numbing dry hot pot in New York’s East Village, tasted orange corn grits in Indianapolis and visited a natural winery in the […]


Youngstown Women Thrives with RedHead Wines

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio —Marisa Sergi says, for her family, winemaking is a tradition. Youngstown native Marisa Sergi launched her wine company at just 23 years old The 26-year-old is traveling around the state to promote her signature red blend and rose  She produces her wine out of her family winery, Luva Bella, just outside Youngstown

Wine Making Instructions

These instructions are a GENERAL guide for making wine from our juice. The period in which the juice ferments solely depends on the conditions and the yeast strain’s ability to convert sugar to ethanol.


Home Grown Heroes The Rising Stars of Our Community

People sometimes say “the media” focus only on bad news. Folks, that’s not us. We’re not “the media.” We’re just your humble home-town newspaper, and we’re doing some cool stuff to celebrate the goodness of Cleveland First up will be Homegrown Heroes, a celebration of local entrepreneurs. We and our sister newsroom at cleveland.com (which is leading […]


Never Underestimate The Power of a RedHeaded Businesswoman

Marisa Sergi is an incredible example of a strong, young, female entrepreneur in Cleveland. She has an immense passion for her company, RedHead Wine, and has an 100% hands on approach to her business. She has created everything from her own wine blend, to the label, and more. She also has an extremely active presence […]