Herbert’s Wine Jelly, LLC began in my kitchen, making wine jelly for my 92-year-old mother who wanted wine with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At that age, she deserved to have what she wanted!! With a chef, we improved the jellies until we found the perfection we sought. We began selling our jelly at craft fairs to support a family member struggling with the impact of mental health in his everyday life. We expanded our line of products and began hiring individuals who otherwise may have difficulty obtaining and maintaining gainful employment.
Our mission is to create unique high-quality products for the everyday cook while supporting mental health awareness. We realize those coping with mental health may also have issues related to social justice. Seeking and maintaining employment, at best, is difficult. We began hiring those who otherwise had very little hope. Herbert’s provides them an opportunity for success.
Our products have received recognition for excellence by VA Finest®, The Virginia ABC (for the development of a proprietary process to remove alcohol from the wine to be a food product), Who’s Who Lifetime Tier, P.O.W.E.R. Lifetime Recognition, Lifetime Magazine, and radio podcasts. Our products can be found in specialty food stores nationwide, selected Virginia vineyards and grocery stores, as well as the Library of Congress museum store in DC.
We have introduced Beyond the Fence, a platform for artisans to showcase their products for sale. Many of these artists have a history of incarceration and struggle with issues related to finding success. Through this platform, the artists can find hope selling their work. Selections include originals, prints, note cards, cross-stitch pieces, soaps, woodworking creations, etc. We provide the artists with the profits from their sales.
Your purchase directly supports the lives of those in need. Thank you for taking the time to read about our work to help build confidence and contribute to their livelihood.
Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce
VA Wine Association
Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia
SBA of Virginia
Food and Beverage Association of VA
As a woman business owner, I wish to support those making every effort to improve themselves and provide for their families.
Mental Health Awareness and Prison Reentry Programs
through the sale of our products.
We are dedicated to supporting those struggling with Mental Health through our hiring practices and donations to local and national organizations. These struggles may lead to diminished self-confidence and making poor choices, which may find themselves imprisoned, which is significantly out of character for them.