NorCal Black-Owned Businesses To Support: McBride Sisters Wine

June 4, 2020
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I have an on air bit called "Mollie's Must-Haves" which airs at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. weekdays on The End. Usually I suggest some sort of retail item like workout equipment, home decor, and the like to go waste your money one. That doesn't feel "right" to do right now, so I'm using this platform to inform you of Sacramento and NorCal black-owned businesses that need your support now and forever. 

It's #NationalSiblingDay, so naturally you know we've gotta post. -- Though we were born continents apart, we were both raised in wine regions (Andréa in Marlborough, NZ and myself, Robin, in Monterey, CA) where we each developed a passion for winemaking. ⠀ ⠀ Coincidentally, it wasn't until we eventually met each other in person (in 1999 after a 7,000 mile journey) that we discovered we shared so much in common as Sisters. ❤ Having a best friend bonded by wine & family is pretty dope. Tag your sib(s) to show them some love today! --⠀ ⠀ XO, ⠀ Robin⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #mcbridesisterswine #mcbridesisters #mcbridesisterscollection #sistersforlife #bondedbywine #sisterhood #nationalsiblingsday #sibsday #nationalsiblingday2020 #andreamcbridejohn #robinmcbride #blackgirlmagic #sistervintners #sistersinwine #partnersincrime #winemakers #passionforwinemaking #winemaking #vintners #femalevintners #womeninwine #sisterappreciationpost

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McBride Sisters is a black-owned, woman-owned, and family-owned business based in Oakland, California. Robin and Andrea were born in different parts of the globe (Robin was born in Monterey, CA and Andrea in Marlborough, NZ) but eventually met in person and discovered they shared a common bond as sisters: winemaking. Together, they've grown a company that ships to 31 states in the U.S. and is sold in select retailers like Safeway, Target, and Walmart. 

Join their wine club or shop their collections online including the McBride Sisters Collection Black Girl Magic line, which includes a red blend, riesling, and rose. McBride Sisters take pride in the term "Black Girl Magic," which their website highlights was popularized by CaShawn Thompson in 2013. On their website, Robin and Andrea state that "Black Girl Magic is more than a phrase. It's a feeling. A look. A mood. A taste. Our Black Girl Magic collection is an ode to our culture and story, inspired by the magic and resilience of Black women, to be enjoyed by all." 

10 DAY COUNTDOWN -- Entries for the #MyMagic sweepstakes close on March 15th. Swipe for entry details! ----⁠⠀ ––⁠⠀ On Instagram, post the magic you're bringing to the world and challenge two friends to do the same. Every post will receive a special discount on our wines AND a chance to win a summer weekend getaway for 2 to San Francisco, including flight tickets, accommodations, and dinner with the McBride Sisters. ✈️⁠⠀ ––⁠⠀ So, what's YOUR magic? ✨⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ #mymagicchallenge #shareyourmagic #sweepstakes #mcbridesisters #mcbridesisterscollection #blackgirlmagicwine #blackgirlmagic⁠⠀ #blackgirlsrock #melanin #melaninpoppin #blackowned #blackbeauty #womenshistorymonth #womenshistory #girlpower #thefutureisfemale #herstory #womenempowerment #internationalwomensday #womensday #iwd #womensupportingwomen #feminism #womeninbusiness #girlboss #empoweringwomen #celebratingwomen #womenartists

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McBride Sisters also offers a canned option called SHE CAN, an ode to their single mothers, who were the first women to teach them that "SHE CAN do anything." 

As the weather is getting hotter and we are starting to spend more time outdoors (while distancing) our She Cans are perfect for a picnic or poolside chillin. Just grab and go! Check the store locator on our website to find a retailer near you!⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #shecan #shecanmcbrirdesisters #cannedwine #wineonthego #mcbridesisters #womanownedwine #womanownedbusiness

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Here's how to support them: 

Find store locations on their website: mcbridesisters.com 

Follow their Instagram: @mcbridesisters 

Like on Facebook: McBride Sisters

ANNOUNCEMENT: Gift cards are now available! You can give the gift of a $25, $50, or $100 gift card on mcbridesisters.com! The digital gift card code will be emailed directly to their inbox with a note from you, with love --⠀ .⠀ So, if you still need to get that last minute Mother’s Day gift your Sisters are here to help ❣⠀ ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Mothersday #mothersdaygift #winegift #foodandwine #brutrose #rose #mcbridesisters #mcbridesisterscollection #robinmcbride #andreamcbride #vinters #vintersisters #blackownedbusiness #womanownedandoperated

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Saturdays are for the Sisters. --⁠ ⁠ Did you know people have been making and selling wine for millennia, but women only began playing a significant role in the $220 billion business in the last 30 years? We're throwing it back to when we shared a bottle with a fellow #WomanInWine, Robin Daniel Lail of @inglenook1879 to chat about equality and opportunities for women in our industry.⁠ ⁠ CHEERS to breaking the #WineGlassCeiling. xo⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #mcbridesisterscollection #mcbridesisters #mcbridesisterswine #womeninwine #shatteringtheglassceiling #glassceiling #womeninthewineindustry #wineindustry #sistersaturday #inspiration #girlboss #girlpower #empowerment #empower

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In honor of wrapping up the decade, here’s a little #ThrowbackThursday to this year’s annual In Her Shoes Holiday Bazaar, hosted by @iamrenaebluitt! ---- — 3 words sum up 2019: WHAT ---- A ---- YEAR ----. Thank you all for your ongoing support of the McBride Sisters Collection brands. 2020, we’re SO ready for you. • . • . • . • . • . • #mcbridesisterswine #mcbridesisters #winecollection #redwine #winetasting #winelover #winery #winetime #whitewine #instawine #winecountry #winelovers #winetasting #wineaddict #winetime #winepairing #mywinemoment #winewednesday #winedownwednesday #winesofinstagram #wineoclock #winemaker #winemaking #wineoftheday #winestagram #ihsholidaybazaar #2020 #happynewyear #happyholidays #throwback

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