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Wine for the World

We help artisanal winemakers from emerging economies break in to the US market through high-profile partnerships with top Napa Valley winemakers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2013
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

We help artisanal winemakers from emerging markets connect with US consumers through high-profile partnerships with top American winemakers. By leveraging networks and relationships, we're able to streamline a complex value chain for our partners abroad. In turn, consumers are given the chance to discover phenomenal wines from new regions, support global artisanal winemakers & their communities, and access top US winemakers. Drink well, do good.


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    Mika Bulmash
    Founder & President

    Former manager of 3 teams and a $24M global portfolio in agriculture, food security, health;
    Worked in Peru, Honduras, Bolivia, Guatemala, Uganda, Australia;
    Strategy, partnership development, operations, financial management;
    Wine buff; South African wine harvest;
    Graduated UC Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology and International Development

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    Stephen Satterfield
    Director of Marketing

    International Sommelier Guild-certified food and wine consultant prominent in the San Francisco food & beverage scene;
    Former manager of SF’s prestigious NOPA restaurant;
    Online media expert; launched;
    Promotional events & tours, Founder of International Society of Africans in wine

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    Leigh Buckens
    Financial Management and Business Development

    Startup veteran: founding team member in business development and marketing for mobile (Kapture), agriculture (GreenTop Growers), and consumer products (aMENity);
    Former financial analyst for sustainable agriculture, energy, and technology;
    Wine enthusiast; wine-buying for restaurants


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    Robyn Gould, Cooley LLP