A loan of $5,000 helps a women-owned business overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.
Baltimore, MD, United States
Wine O' Clock is Baltimore bred and black-owned. Two business owners from the Fashion & Beauty industry were conversing one night regarding ways to generate extra income. While talking Ashley & I came up with the idea to blend the luxury of fashion with wine and before the end of the conversation Ash had come up with the chic name Wine O' Clock. In January, Ash & I made the brand official. Although they were skeptical about launching a business during such an uncertain time globally, they knew with the outpour of support that they would be able to maintain the success of their business. Even with a small pause in their timeline, Ash & I were able to use that time to cultivate meaningful relationships with local businesses and bloggers in the same industry. In August of 2020, the two boss babes collectively made the decision to sign the lease on their first location in Downtown Baltimore. Currently, Wine O' Clock is housed in Mt. Vernon Marketplace in which you are able to visit the owners and get to speak with the owners in person!
Our brand is a chic twist on a traditional wine and spirits store. With the option to purchase wine by the glass, bottle, snacks based on wine selection & other wine accessories we hand select everything with you in mind. Our goal is to educate our guests while making every encounter fun & memorable!
Our mission is to dismantle the pretentious narrative of wine and provide a safe haven for guests to be educated while having fun at the same time!