LOWELLVILLE, Ohio – A soon-to-begin $1 million expansion at L’uva Bella Winery will position it to expand beyond the 5,000 retail locations where its wines are sold now. L’uva Bella owners Marisa Sergi and Evan Schumann plan to break ground within the next two weeks on the first part of the two-phase expansion to the winemaking operation, at the same time as a rebranding for the RedHead wine brand is under way. Read more

Sergi and her partner Evan Schumann bought L’uva Bella Winery from Sergi’s father with the ambition of developing the family business into one of the countries, largest wineries by the mid-2020s. In achieving this goal, the couple now leverages Schumann’s manufacturing background and Sergi’s own winemaking expertise, she started her own brand, RedHead Wine, while studying at Cornell University. The winery’s Purple Rain brand is sold in more than 3,000 stores in four states. Read more

Marisa Sergi wanted to continue her families legacy through the thing they were most passionate about: wine. The company, which was started by her father Frank in the late ’90s, ties together their Italian roots and their love for sharing.

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Honoring the brightest young stars and contributors to the community — that’s what one Cleveland organization is doing through its Movers and Shakers Awards. Read more

Linda Macala, Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director, says a key to her job this year during the COVID-19 pandemic is helping tourist businesses survive until things return to normal. Read more

Recently, one of RedHead Wine founder and CEO Marisa Sergi’s dreams literally came true. She and her fiancé, Evan Schumann, recently took ownership of L’uva Bella Winery. The winery has been in Sergi’s family for 16 years, and now she is serving as the winery’s CCO, and Schumann is president and CEO. Read more

By Angela Oemcke
Featured Full Article: https://blog.cellr.wine/weekly-crush-marisa-sergi-millennial-making-waves-in-wine/
Meet our first international #WeeklyCrush all the way from the USA, Marisa Sergi. Marisa is the winemaker and owner of her own label, RedHead Wine, and recently has acquired her family’s label, L’uva Bella Winery. We reached out to Marisa after an article about her, and Evan Schumann (pictured above), as a millennial making a big splash in the US wine industry went viral (check it out here).

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By: Brooke German
Full Article: https://www.inkmdc.com/post/diary-of-a-startup-goddess-marisa-sergi-ceo-of-redhead-wine

“Success” is a word that has countless meanings and exerts an individualized emotive. More often than not, success in the business world is part of the machismo culture. However, when a woman steps into that world, she defies expectation, overcomes obstacles, and shatters the patriarchy. Read more