DETROIT, Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Willamette
Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ: WVVI & WVVIP) or ("WVV"),
leading winery and producer of Pinot Noir, is again teaming
with TiiCKER™, the world's premier direct-to-shareholder loyalty
and rewards platform, to maximize its 2021 vintage Preferred Stock
Offering to fund growth.
TiiCKER has been engaged to grow awareness of the company
(www.TiiCKER.com/WVVIP) and its unique shareholder rewards program
and perks. Everyday investors in Willamette Valley preferred stock
enjoy discounts, owner-only experiences, exclusive access to new
releases, and the opportunity to take dividends in wine credit.
Willamette Valley pioneered the community-funded business model in
1989 and again filed a prospectus last June to raise capital from
its greatest affinity audience – wine enthusiasts. The Preferred
Stock Offering (www.wvv.com/Ownership) is intended to fund
expansion for the Oregon winery
and its growing portfolio of tasting rooms, restaurants and
"As I've always said: the healthiest businesses are ones owned
by the community, and we are enthusiastic about our Owners and wine
lovers investing in our growth," said Willamette Valley Vineyards
Founder and CEO, Jim Bernau.
"Partnering with TiiCKER aligns perfectly with our mission and
allows us to expand our reach to wine enthusiasts and foodies
looking for an investment that not only fits their lifestyle, but
also gives them the perks of ownership."
TiiCKER Founder and CEO, Jeff
Lambert, added: "Willamette Valley has always been about
engaging shareholders and TiiCKER's platform is perfectly suited to
not only verify ownership to validate WVVI shareholder perks, but
to also harvest likeminded investors who have an affinity for wine,
food, travel or experiences. We hope Willamette Valley shareholders
get to taste great wine and also get a taste of just how rewarding
our mutual mission of brand loyalty and fostering community can
WVVI was the first SEC-authorized, community-funded business in
the nation, spurring a growing number of laws allowing for
community-based funding of other small businesses across the
country. Founder Jim Bernau's vision
of creating world-class wine via shared ownership inspired wine
enthusiasts investing in common (WVVI) and preferred (WVVIP) stock,
producing tens of thousands of enthusiastic owners to date. The
Preferred Stock Offering (NASDAQ: WVVIP) is available at the price
of $5.15 per share, offering an
annual 4.27% dividend or wine credit with 15% more value until
December 31, 2021, unless sold out
TiiCKER rewards shareholders like Willamette Valley Vineyards by
granting unprecedented access to next-level perks, commission-free
trading and customized content unique to their investment and
lifestyle interests. TiiCKER verifies ownership on behalf of
company brand partners – like WVVI – and offers new ways to
connect, engage and reward their owners, allowing them to measure
and maximize Shareholder Lifetime Value™.
Willamette Valley Vineyards will be opening four new Tasting
Rooms and Restaurants over the next two years, starting with a
location in downtown Lake Oswego
next spring, followed by three locations in the Vancouver, WA waterfront (summer 2022),
Happy Valley, OR (late 2022), and
downtown Bend, OR (2023).
Willamette investors who register and validate their ownership on
TiiCKER can qualify for additional stock perks including
complimentary wine tastings, discounted or complimentary admission
to special events like VIP winery tours and blending experiences,
priority to purchase limited-production wines and invitations to
owner exclusive events. To learn more about the partnership or to
claim stock perks, please visit TiiCKER.com/WVVIP.
About Willamette Valley Vineyards
Founded in 1983 by
Jim Bernau with the dream of
creating world-class Pinot Noir while serving as stewards of the
land, Willamette Valley Vineyards has grown from a bold idea into
one of the region's leading wineries, earning the title "One of
America's Great Pinot Noir Producers" from Wine Enthusiast
Magazine. All of the vineyards have been certified sustainable
through LIVE (Low Impact Viticulture and Enology) and Salmon-Safe
programs. For more information, call (800) 344-9463, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.wvv.com.
Launched in 2020, TiiCKER invented verified stock perks and
direct-to-shareholder marketing through its web-based and mobile
app software platforms that provide consumers and everyday
investors a revolutionary way to engage with the brands they love.
For America's 130 million retail investors, TiiCKER provides unique
access to shareholder perks, commission-free trading, and custom
content to help consumer shareholders to discover and connect with
companies and brands that fit their interests and lifestyle. For
its public company partners, TiiCKER created the first mechanism to
market directly to their largest untapped affinity group – owners.
For more information, please visit TiiCKER.com.
Bradley, Director of Marketing
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