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Invest in CoCo Noir Wine Shop & Bar

Bringing culture and diversity to Oakland California's wine and food community!

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Women and Black-owned wine shop that sells wines made by women, black, and minority winemakers.
We are offering an integrated business model to include in-store, e-commerce, and mobile app.
Our business is part of the new economy, in that we operate in an equitable and sustainable manner.
Women/Minority-owned wine shop & eatery located in Oakland CA Black Business & Arts District.
We will hire a diverse staff that is comprised of women and people of color.
Our social impact mission is to partner with local colleges and offer an internship program.
Our wines, beers, and tapas bites will be eco-friendly and sustainable.
With our mobile app and e-commerce platforms, we can operate during a pandemic or shutdown.

Our Team

We chose our business model because we noticed a lack of diversity in the wine industry. We both came up with a solution to open a brick and mortar establishment that operates as a wine shop and eatery that will sell wines and tapas dishes by women and minority winemakers and chefs.

CoCo Noir Wine Shop & Bar

CoCo Noir Wine Shop & Bar is a woman and minority-owned urban wine shop and online store located in downtown Oakland, CA in the heart of the Black Arts Movement Business District. We bring culture, life, and global experience to amazing wines, foods, and art.  We are committed to always providing and sourcing the best wines produced by women and minority winemakers of color.

We pride ourselves on providing wine lovers an enthralling world of diverse wines fundamentally to enhance one’s life enjoyment. We know wine can influence the way in which people experience their days and evenings, the way friends meet, the way families share, and the way people celebrate! CoCo Noir takes you on a delectable journey of discovery and desire that will elevate wine to an experience that can be enjoyed every day.

CoCo Noir offers a large selection of high-quality wines from around the world that are hand-selected by the founders, curated specifically to our customer's needs. We view the customers’ shopping and tasting experiences as paramount. Our shop and online store are built to reflect the expectations of our clientele. 

Our target opening is closer to late summer/early fall 2021.

New Details about Atlas Residual Space where CoCo Noir will be located!!

Update: The Atlas has released more rental units and has seen an increase in new rental agreements signed. The goal is for the Atlas apartments and commercial spaces to be at capacity by the end of 2021.

Downtown Residental Living Increasing: With Oakland's growing rental market, our wine shop will be supported by new and existing residents in the area. 

A Thriving Large Business Hub: The Downtown Oakland Area is the hub to large companies such as Square, Blue Shield of California, Kaiser Permanente, Clorox, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Pandora, Revolution Foods, City Of Oakland Headquarters, Bay Area Rapid Transit, and so many more large companies. 

CoCo Noir Wine Shop will be the go place for great wine, tapas bites for indoor and outdoor dining, and private events. 

We have secured a gorgeous space in a prime location.

We are signing a 5-year lease at below-market-rate with an option to renew for another 5 years in the brand new Atlas building located in the historical and thriving Downtown Oakland area. The developers are huge supporters of our business and they have offered us a great deal of tenant improvement money, and are themselves personally investing in our wine shop.

CoCo Noir Wine Shop Commerical Layout Design

New Wine Economy - Wine meets tech - Introducing CoCo Noir Mobile App

In addition to being a new-age wine shop that offers premium wines from women winemakers, small producers, minority winemakers, tapas bites from local chefs, private in-store and virtual tasting events, we will have our own Mobile App.

Our mobile app will be a digital epic center for the wine novice, wine enthusiast, wine aficionado, and wine connoisseur all in one. Our mobile app will have many features that offer the wine consumer and wine business consumer the opportunity to access CoCo Noir from their IOS and Andriod Cell phones.

The mobile app features will focus on two groups wine consumers and business consumers in the wine and food space. The wine consumer features will include access to the winemaker's directory, interactive discussion boards, rating/reviews/tasting notes options, and access to so much more. 

The business consumer includes winemakers, sommeliers, wineshops, and chefs. The mobile app benefit offerings include personalizing profile options on our mobile app platform, access to additional marketing services, access to CoCo Noir's growing customer network, and so much more. 

CoCo Noir Mobile App will monetize from different membership levels that we offer to our wine consumer and wine business consumers.