At VinePair, we are committed to recognizing and supporting Black-owned drinks businesses, and to using our platform to benefit the wider drinks community. On Tuesday, June 30, we launched a searchable database of Black-owned businesses that includes dozens of wineries, breweries, and distilleries.
The database is intended for anyone to use, including consumers seeking to discover new brands and retailers looking to stock their shelves. Thirsty for a little wine? Check out selections from California-based McBride Sisters Collection or Washington-based Frichette Winery. More of a beer drinker? Consider Joyhound Beer Company in Baltimore, or Urban Roots Brewing in Sacramento, Calif. Prefer something stronger? Loft & Bear out of Los Angeles or Guidance Whiskey in Nashville are great go-to’s for spirits aficionados.
These are by no means the only picks on the database. VinePair is launching the resource with more than 40 businesses included. The database will also receive continuous updates, and we welcome new additions. If your company, or one that you know of, should be added to this list, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please note that businesses are not be included until an owner has consented to be listed and has confirmed the listing details.)
The Black-owned drinks businesses database is part of VinePair’s ongoing efforts to take action against racism. As previously announced, we have now made multiple contributions to The Bail Project, the Equal Justice Initiative, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, most recently donating a portion of proceeds from the VinePair Store‘s June sales to benefit those organizations.