Moeller Brew Barn wins award

Staff report

COLUMBU — Moeller Brew Barn, in Maria Stein, recently received recognition for achievement in marketing and advertising at the Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Awards presentation, in Akron.

Moeller Brew Barn received an award for Best Promotional Video. Accepting the award was Nick Moeller, owner. The winning video shares the story of how the business was created and has grown thanks to support from the local community. It can be viewed online at

Moeller noted, “Signature 4, of Coldwater, and the video production company, Reel Grellow, put together such a compelling marketing piece while telling our story, I think it connects the viewer to the personality of the Brew Barn and really shows off the beauty of Maria Stein.”

The Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Awards recognize excellence in Ohio’s travel industry for efforts in advertising, marketing and public relations. RUBY Award stands for Recognizing Uncommon Brilliance. Competition was strong this year with more than 194 entries in print-based, web-based and marketing campaigns, advertisement and video categories. The awards, sponsored by Ohio Magazine, were presented during the Ohio Conference on Travel, the state travel conference.

Staff report