This is one of those investments where if you show up and take a tour of the facility and meet the founders and winemaker, then it's a done deal, so beware. Matt and team have taken a considerable amount of risk off the table. They are doing extraordinarily well financially, and this raise is for growth. It's right in the middle of SoMa. The wine is completely excellent. If nothing else, go have a glass of pinot and allow yourself to fall in love. Bluxome for me represents that rare hobby which has the accompanying virtue of being profitable, and non-linearly so.
Bluxome has an amazing brand and great wine pedigree. One of the top winemakers in CA and the best tasting room expierence gives Bluxome an unfair advantage as a new breed of winery. The first downtown SF winery in 100 years!
Matt Reidy is visionary Entreprenuer who understands how an urban winery can thrive as a tourist and event destination, a vertical brand, and a community anchor. Plus it has been our most fun investment to date...
Bluxome Street Winery represents one of the most compelling winery investment that I've seen, to be the first full functioning premium winery operating in downtown San Francisco serving 1 million people in a 5 mile radius. It provides a complete and authentic winery experience in the City without the time commitment of travelling to wine country. City residents, day trippers and out of town tourists all enjoy the wonderful wines and the experience offered at Bluxome.
february in west hollywoodIn Pursuit of BalanceFeb 6, 20136:00 - 9:00 p.m.The London Hotel1020 N San Vicente BoulevardLos Angeles, CACost: $85
The 28 wineries of In Pursuit of Balance - just call them IPOB for short - want to show you the way...
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Jasmine Hirsch (Hirsch Vineyards) and Rajat Parr (Michael Mina)are pleased to abring In Pursuit of Balance to Los Angeles for the first time. This tasting is intended to promote dialogue...
Just two years ago, winemaking in the heart of San Francisco was a happy reality. A handful of urban wineries were pressing Pinot Noir in the shadow of Potrero Hill.
None drew as much attention as Crushpad, started by software engineer Michael...
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Inside an old, secluded warehouse in Campbell, away from prying eyes, millions of plants flourish in soil containers under the eerie glow of LED lights.
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