Founders of Grape Memories™, Howard and Lauren Nievod, are high school sweethearts. They started their marketing company fresh out of high school, and over the years they have developed a passion for traveling the world to sample the finest cuisines and wines. The couple was married at Black Ankle Vineyards in Mount Airy, Maryland. They traveled to Napa and Sonoma California honeymooning their way through California Vineyards where they came up with the idea for Viniatures™, but the ideas don’t stop there. As their love story continues, Grape Memories™ continues to invent more ideas to make the wine world more interesting and elegant than it has ever been before.
When the couple came up with the idea for Viniatures™, Howard built Grape Memories™ in order to find partner to jump-start Viniatures™ introduction to the world. Once he found the perfect partner, their dream quickly became a reality. Howard and Lauren’s goal throughout all of this is to share their passion for fine wine and delectable cuisine with others, “We want to provide consumers with lasting memories of their visits, events and favorite wines.”
Their end goal is to live in California where they can open their own winery and live the fairytale life involving one of their greatest passions—Wine.