4 Alcohol Startups You Should Be Watching

The alcohol and beverage sector is growing at a rapid pace, and many venture capitalists are taking advantage. Over the years, the beverage market has started to experience some long overdue change. The industry is finally going digital, and many companies are offering unique experiences online. Consumers can now find at-home delivery services, tailored selections from sommeliers, and hire a bartender right from their sofa. 

With so many advancements being made and capital being raised, we decided to take a closer look at the companies that are making changes. Our list consists of services and products alike that will revolutionize the way consumers engage with the alcohol and beverage industry.

1. Saucey

Saucey is a Los Angeles based company delivering to L.A., San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, and Chicago. After receiving $4.5 million in funding, the company plans to extend the cities it serves and upgrade their current platform. What makes this startup unique is the various products they deliver. In addition to beer, wine, spirits, and mixers, they offer sides to complement your drinks such as cheese, chips, and nuts. If that wasn't enough, you can book a bartender through the use of their website or mobile app.

2. Vivino

Situated in Copenhagen, Denmark, Vivino, raised $36.3 million in capital investment. The company is touted as the most popular virtual wine community. They have one of the most extensive wine libraries in the world on the web. Users can search for their favorite labels or discover new by browsing through their list of white, red, and other wines. If you're more interested in regional wines or finding one that pairs well with a meal, you can search via their database for suggestions on their website and app.

3. Thirstie

Based out of New York, Thirstie is an alcohol delivery service founded in 2013. Since then, they have raised over $2 million in funding to help their company grow. They consider themselves to be "the best possible product experience" when it comes to selling alcohol. Currently, they serve New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, as well as other larger cities. On their website, users can improve their ordering with inspiration from the company's recipes.

4. Drizly

An on-demand alcohol delivery app, based out of Boston, Drizly raised $17.8 million in capital from firms such as Polaris Partners and Continental Investors. Drizly offers wine, beer, and liquor through their app and serves roughly 22 different states. They partner with retail stores across America to provide a wide selection and competitive pricing for the products featured on their site.  Consumers are charged a $10 delivery fee for each bottle in their cart. There is also the option to customize selection choice based on previous purchase history.

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