Maker Wine Raises $2.3M in Funding


Maker, a Marin County, Calif.-based canned wine company, raised $2.3m in funding.

Backers included over 30 angels and operators including Pear VC, Marcy Venture Partners, The Chainsmokers, Odell Beckham Jr., Rachel Mansfield, Charles Hudson, Mariam Naficy, Bryan Mahoney, Henry Davis, Inflection Capital, Context Ventures, Matt Kanness, Nikil Viswanathan, Daniel Kan, Bridgette Lau, Alyssa Rapp, James Beshara, Leah Culver, Tyler Elliston, and Chris Fanini.

The company intends to use the funds to expand to 45 states.

Founded by Sarah Hoffman, Kendra Kawala, and Zoe Victor, Maker leverages different small production wineries who use sustainable farming practices and low intervention winemaking to make wines, which are dry, with minimal sulfur additions, 0g sugar, and less than 5 carbs per serving.  

Maker offers different options to purchase their canned wines online, from holiday and group gifting to their customizable Can Club membership. Perks of being a Can Club subscriber include ordering via text on Maker’s Wine Line, 10-20% off all wines, and access to limited production, members-only wines.