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Chrishon Lampley Wants to Bring Love Cork Screw National: ‘Now You See Me, So Let’s Roll’

Love Cork Screw CEO Chrishon Lampley is a wine entrepreneur and négociant with a growing business. She sold 50,000 bottles of wine within the first five years of starting her own business, and has since quadrupled those sales. Still, an unavoidable part […]

Crisis turned opportunity for Black-owned Chicago wine business, ‘Love Cork Screw’


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How Success Screwed Me | Chrishon Lampley | TEDxGrandBoulevard

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Reconstructed Purpose with Chrishon Lampley

So yes, the Cool Soror audio show is back and available on ITunes, Google Play & Stitcher! Today we chat with Chrishon Lampley – a Cool Soror of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. who she has taken the wine industry […]

11 Places To Buy Black This Holiday Season

This year, we all need to make a conscious effort to keep our black dollars in our black communities by supporting black-owned businesses on Black Friday and the entire holiday season. Listen, after we, the culture aka Black Twitter, bought every juicy chicken sandwich […]

Money Making Conversations with Rushion McDonald

Appearing on this episode of Money Making Conversations is Chrishon Lampley, Founder, CEO, & Negociant of LCS Entertainment LLC, Love Cork Screw Wines and Candles.   LISTEN NOW

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Meet Chrishon Lampley of Love Cork Screw

Today we’d like to introduce you to Chrishon Lampley. As seen on CNBC’s “The Job Interview,” Chrishon Lampley is a négociant, wine enthusiast and founder of LCS Entertainment, LLC that features Love Cork Screw wines. Love Cork Screw is a […]

Women Who Own It

What inspired you to start your business? Life threw a curve ball and I stepped up to bat. Not to mention, I have always had an entrepreneurial spirit from my father’s influence, and my mother teaching me that I’ll always […]


Like all truly successful entrepreneurs, Chrishon Lampley is a pragmatic visionary. The Chicago-based négociant has sold more than 50,000 wines since debuting her label, Love Cork Screw, in 2013. “Growth has been unbelievable,” she told the Chicago Tribune earlier this year. “I have outsold the […]

Chrishon Lampley on the Ups and Downs of Building the Wine Brand Love Cork Screw

“You’re not great at anything, but you’re good at everything.” Chrishon Lampley did not know how to take her mother’s comment. More sensitive types would shrink into the fetal position or seek counseling. “I was kind of upset until she […]