Wine is a huge industry. Unfortunately, while it may seem that black wine makers have made gains, they still make up less than 1% of all American wineries. Meanwhile, African Americans make up 10% of the overall wine market. More recently, we have seen some growth in the area, with new wineries opening, new investment from celebrities to the every day wine lover, and new black owned wine shops. If you are a wine lover, or maybe would like to get into wine culture you can use this list for yourself to help get started. Conversely, you can use this list of Black Owned Gifts for Wine Lovers to get ahead of shopping for friends and family. If you don’t find something here, take a minute and search through our directory for plenty of other great black owned businesses.
Charles Woodson’s Intercept Wines
Wine Lover’s and Sports Fans have plenty of options when it comes to wines. For the football loving wine connoisseur, Why not grab a bottle of wine by one of the greatest corner backs to play the game. With several varieties you can get something cool without breaking the bank, however, you might want to do a little bit of looking for the special Hall of Fame blend.
Sun Goddess Wine
If you have a wine fan who likes something a little bit lighter, then Sun Goddess Wines are a great option. This brand also happens to be from R and B Legend, Mary J. Blige. So if you want to add to your celebrity wine collection, you have an extra way to do so. This also works for the person who is mainly a fan of the superstar to add to their MJB collection, maybe alongside their re-issued vinyl album. If you can, try to get your bottle from a black owned wine shop as well like 3 Parks Wine Shop.
One of the new wine brands that is growing and garnering more attention is LoveLee Wine. Part of one of the newer classes of black woman owned wine brands that has begun in the past few years. This brand offers multiple varietals and isn’t celebrity affiliated, in case you want to be early to the party.
Jenny Dawn Cellars
If you can’t make up your mind on what kind of wine to get yourself or the other wine lovers in your life, Jenny Dawn Cellars has options for you. One great gift would be one of the Jenny Dawn collections. You can get those each for under $200.You also can buy single bottles. The third option would be their monthly wine club where you can get one or two selections sent to you or your friend every month.
McBride Sisters “She-Can”
Your wine loving friends might not want to open an entire bottle, in that case, you can get these convenient cans from the McBride Sisters brand. Right now they offer four different varieties and you can order in single flavors or get a variety pack directly from them if you can’t find it in your local stores.
Estelle Colored Glass
Everyone who drinks wine should have their signature glass or glassware set. Add some style to your stemware collection when you shop with Estelle Colored Glass. This black woman owned artisan brand offers up beautiful glasses and decanters for the wine fanatic. You can also get matching cake stands and other great glassware to have a complete matching aesthetic.
Insulated Wine Carrier
If you’re heading out to a picnic, or a wine fest you might need yourself this insulated carrying case. Carry your wine opener in the handy front pouch and keep your wine safe and chilled until you’re ready to drink with this simple need.
Vacu-Vin Active Wine Cooler
If you need to get your wine chilled in a hurry, you need the Vacu Vin Active Wine Cooler. In under 10 minutes, you can cool down your bottle and keep it chilled for hours without the fuss and mess of ice. This is also handy to preserve your label so that you can share the vintage with your friends. You can get this now at shops such as the 3 Parks Wine Shop.
Chrome Champagne Stopper
Maybe you popped the bottle slightly too early and had to end the night. Maybe you want to save some champagne for mimosas later on, or maybe you’re making them fresh as people arrive, either way, the wine and champagne lover would be wise to have one of these in their drawer somewhere. This is a great little option you can gift for someone that can be very useful as they build their collection.
Celebration Box from The Guilty Grape
If you don’t Know one specific item to get, The Guilty Grape is a black woman owned lifestyle brand that celebrates wine and wine culture. You can order yourself some of their signature bottles of wine. Or grab some extra Diamond wine glasses for small office gifts. Maybe even grab the glasses and decanter set for yourself or someone else.