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Vanderbilt Entrepreneurs have you covered no matter who you are shopping for this holiday season. Find the perfect gift among some of our incredible alumni & student-founded businesses.

For the Drink Devotee

Maker wine 

It’s the most wine-derful time of the year! Maker wine offers award-winning canned wine made by small producers. Reds, whites, rosé… oh my! Their diverse selection of wines in beautifully packaged cans is sure to make the wine drinker in your life merry and bright this holiday season.  





Walker Brothers  

We’ve got a gut feeling Walker Brothers Kombucha will be a hit at your holiday parties this year. These beverages pack a flavor punch at a fraction of the calories. Not to mention the open-fermented, unpasteurized kombucha promotes good-for-your-gut probiotics. Offering both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, Walker Brothers Kombucha is a perfect gift for anyone who loves a tasty beverage.  





Happenstance Whiskey 

For those that enjoy an old fashion but are far from it. Happenstance Whiskey is making its mark in Nashville as the only 100% female-owned whiskey company in the city. While their whiskey is rooted in tradition, the palate incorporates today’s popular flavors including vanilla, hazelnut, toasted oak, honey, and toffee notes.  





If you’re trying to find the perfect gift for the craft beer connoisseur in your life, but strolling up and down the beer aisles at the store gives you choice overload, look no further. Yazoo is a Nashville-based beer brand brewing up a little something for everyone. Whether your special someone enjoys pounding down a few pale ales or slowly sipping on an IPA, Yazoo has you covered this holiday.  






The Snack Savant  

Daily Crunch Snacks  

The snack your health-conscious friends will go nuts over. Daily Crunch offers delicious sprouted almond snacks that are easy to digest and even easier to enjoy. All their snack options are vegan, keto, paleo, and gluten-free making them the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone, no matter their dietary preferences.  





Nashville Toffee Co.  

Elevate your stocking stuffer game this year with Nashville Toffee Company. We all know the loose candy thrown in the stocking is often an afterthought when prepping for the holidays, but why not make it the star of the show this year? Nashville Toffee Co. offers all-natural artisanal toffee just like grandma used to make. Owners George Cohn and Christina McCoy are using their perfected family recipes to create traditional toffee they remember from their childhood holidays.  




The Active Enthusiast  


If holiday shopping is putting you in a pickle, check out PCKL for your gifts this year. Whether you’re a seasoned Pickleball player or just starting out, PCKL is taking the complexity out of picking a paddle with paddles and balls designed for all skill levels.  




Piper Golf 

Skip the trip to the pro shop for your holiday gifts this season. Piper golf offers pro golf balls at a fraction of the prices. Take the online quiz to determine which balls are the best fit for the golfer in your life or try a sample pack to let them decide for themselves! 







The Fashionista  

Yearly Co.   

You can’t go wrong with jewelry, but a piece from Yearly Co. will add a sentimental touch to your gift. Yearly bangles are made-to-order and symbolize special events in your life worth celebrating. Whether it’s your first Christmas together or your 50th, Christmas time is worth memorializing with a Yearly Co. bangle.  







This holiday season, Brakefields is offering holiday gifts that are personalized, functional, and fashionable. The female and family-owned clothing label is revolutionizing the fashion industry with universally designed pieces that offer function without sacrificing fashion. Their clothing is designed intentionally with adaptability in mind to serve those with physical disabilities, however, their pieces are ideal for all women who need their clothing to equip them, not restrict them.  



Casa Danu 

For the woman who loves boldly, dreams vibrantly, and lives freely. Casa Danu is a slow-fashion house is bringing bold color and joy into the world through striking prints, effortless silhouettes, and vibrant colors.  







The kiddos 

Teddy & Bear  

Watch out Santa’s Workshop, Teddy & Bear is the new toy maker in town. This silly little toy shop has everything from toys, to clothes, to books and just about everything in between to help you sleigh the holiday this year.  






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