Charis Winery & Distillery

Mountain Made Wine and Distilled Spirits

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Security Type
Common Stock
Min Investment
Cumberland, MD
Offering Date
February 15, 2023
Expected Close Date
April 16, 2023
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Company Description

Charis Winery & Distillery (CW&D) is a Maryland-based wine and spirits brand established in 2012. In recent years, the company has experienced rapid growth in product sales, and is now seeking funding to expand production capacity in step with increasing demand.

Key Deal Facts

Charis Winery & Distillery has built an established wine and spirits brand creating products as unique as the environs where our locally-sourced ingredients grow. Since opening its doors, the company has achieved year-over-year growth, and is now poised to expand, bringing a taste of the Maryland mountains to new markets.

Charis’ products encompass two of the fastest growing sectors in the alcoholic beverages market. According to reports, the global wine segment is growing at a CAGR of 9.39% and expected to reach over $362B by 2023.* Meanwhile, trends indicate that the distilled spirits category has been gaining market share for the past 12 consecutive years,* equating to an additional $98B opportunity in the U.S. alone.*

Charis has benefited from taking a steady approach to growth, and with ten years of experience in the industry, is well-positioned to scale. Support from investors will allow the company to increase production capacity, expand our distribution network, and meet existing demand for our popular products as well as new launches.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Charles ParkCEO, President, Secretary, Treasurer, DirectorChuck Park began Charis Winery Inc after years of winemaking as a hobby. Chuck bootstrapped the beginning of the company thus avoiding debt. In year one Charis produced about 500 bottles of wine, in year 10 Charis currently produces about 10,000 bottles. 
Chuck currently is the majority shareholder of the company but does not take a salary from the business. Please refer to our Risk Factors section for more details., Robin ParkElaia Products ManagerAfter raising her sons, Robin became intrigued with quality extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, she has dedicated herself to the study of oils and vinegars and their uses. In 2015 began working with an importer to bring in quality products for the Tasting room. Robin oversees packaging and sales for the oils and vinegars.
Morgan BoordTasting Room Manager Morgan has been working in the tasting room for almost 3 years. She started at Charis as a change of pace for her family during the pandemic, and it didn’t take long for her to be fully engrossed in the wine making industry. You can find Morgan in the tasting room, having way more fun at work than she thinks she is supposed to have.
Morgan says her favorite from Charis: the 2022 blend of Iron Horse, but I also love Blackberry Bounce; I keep a bottle of it my freezer at home!
Cole CooperAssistant Wine Maker and DistillerCole began his career with Charis in 2022 and is immersing himself into the elements of both wine and spirit production. Cole has an exceptional palate which serves him well in his endeavors in the production of Charis wine and spirits.
Amount Raised : $38,471
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