scented candles for a good cause

Shine On: Candles for a Cause

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‘Shine On’ Scented Candles by Divino

We created two scented candles as a fun way to add warmth and light to any space, while also training your nose to recognize some of the common aromas in barrel-aged red and white wines like  ‘baking spice’ ‘toasted oak,’ and vanilla. 

Candles are hand-poured from 100% non-toxic soy wax. No lead, plastics, parabens synthetic dyes, or phthalates. Average burn time 50-60 hours.    


‘Shine On’ Candles in Barricato White and Barricato Red

About the Scents

DiVino founder and sommelier, Annie, is Italian-wine specialized, hence the name, Barricato, which is Italian for “barrel-aged.”

Barricato White:

‘Barricato White’ is more specific to white wines, and includes: citron, vanilla, cinnamon sticks, vanilla, clove, and tonka bean. $20 + shipping.

Shop Barricato White Candle.

Barricato Red:

‘Barricato Red’ is more specific to red wines, and includes brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, vanilla, praline, and sweet cedar.  $20 + shipping.

Shop Barricato Red Candle.

Shine On’ Candles in Support of Community Word Project

A long-time supporter of Community Word Project, Annie is a proud product of public schools and a vibrant arts education, and believes in the importance of giving back. A small portion of candle sale will benefit the continuing efforts of CWP to train teaching artists, place them in public schools in underserved communities, and produce dynamic and inclusive collaborative arts events for students and educators. 

Check out our free wine school on YouTube! 21 Days to Wine.

Why Support Arts Education

Watch a video.

Wine is a Language. Learn How to Speak it. Our mission at DiVino is to invite wine lovers, from the curious wine lover to the connoisseur, to join the conversation about wine and to feel more confident tasting it and enjoying in company. We encourage thought and conversation, and we use creative methods like music and video to communicate wine in accessible ways.

DiVino Founder, Annie B. Shapero credits her exceptional public school arts programs for instilling in her the confidence to build her own brand so that she could work with something she is passionate about (wine!) , and to be able to and communicate her vision with others. All children should have that opportunity to find their own voices and learn how to use them!

Watch a Video About CWP

You can to support the organization without buying candles. Click here to keep dynamic arts education programs alive in underserved public schools!


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