After starting the wine brand RedHead Wine while studying at Cornell University, Marisa Sergi-Schumann teamed up with partner Evan Schumann to buy her family’s winery, L’uva Bella, in 2020. Today, their brands are beloved by customers at chains such as Walmart, Kroger and Giant Eagle.
0:00 Introducing Marisa Sergi-Schumann and Evan Schumann
0:35 Becoming A Wine Maker
2:02 The Origins Of L’Uva Bella Winery
3:09 Why Operate Out Of Ohio?
6:15 How Young Entrepreneurs Secured Business Through Major Chains
8:25 How L’Uva Bella Stands Out Amid A Crowded Market
10:00 The Advantage Of Being An Underdog
10:35 Fighting Misconceptions Of Being Young Entrepreneurs
11:28 How Marisa And Evan Navigate Business And Their Marriage
13:52 L’Uva Bella’s Expansion Success
16:44 What’s Next For L’Uva Bella
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