Wine Inclusivity


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Zafa Wines: Farm + Forage + Ferment

For some, wine is a symbol for elegance and sophistication, and for others, it’s just f’cking fermented fruit. This week we are highlighting Zafa Wines, a Black-owned wine label based in Isle La Motte, Vermont and founded by Krista Scruggs in 2018. The establishment of Zafa Wines was inspired by Scruggs innate passion for winemaking, […]

P. Harrell Wines: Family-Forward With Notes of Support and Sentiment

The concept of mixing wines will forever be frowned upon in wine culture; however, some vintners have tested these boundaries in an effort to advance winemaking and the wine industry as a whole. This week we are featuring P. Harrell Wines, a Black-owned wine label based in Oakland, California and founded by Paula J. Harrell […]

Planet 9 Fine Wine: An Option For Everyone

So apparently, wine is not entirely plant-based. This week we are celebrating the Grammy-award winning singer, actress, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist, Mýa Harrison, for the recent launch of her vegan wine label, Planet 9 Fine Wine. As an advocate for animal rights and a long-term practicing vegan, Mýa has wanted to produce a wine that […]

Wade Cellars: A “Chi” Renaissance Man

Curiosity and creativity are the main drivers of innovation. Whether you are a big-time athlete or an aspiring “something”, these traits help us push pass our boundaries and explore uncharted landscapes that ultimately contribute to the rebirth and growth of an individual. This week we are celebrating the NBA legend and destined hall of famer, […]

Housley Napa Valley: All in the Family

They say home is where the heart is, but Housley is where the wine is. This week we are honoring a beautiful Black woman who has graced us with her presence, integrity, and kindness on tv screens, across America and beyond, for decades. We are extremely excited to feature Housley Napa Valley, a small family-owned winery […]

Darjean Jones Wines: Joie de Vivre

Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. This week we are highlighting Darjean Jones Wines, a small, Black family-owned winery that uses the power of science to produce wines that accentuate the classic and vintage characteristics of artisanal California wines. Their motto is simple – “joie de vivre” or joy of living. Dr. Dawna […]

Domaine Curry: Wine & Basketball

It is no secret that women are the backbone of every family. This week we are honoring basketball royalty by featuring Domaine Curry, Black-owned wines created by the beautiful Black women of the Curry family, Ayesha Curry and Sydel Curry-Lee, who are the wife and sister of one of our favorite basketball players, Steph Curry. Inspired […]

Markell-Bani: Wines For Us, By Us

Do you enjoy a nice, sweet wine with bold and fruity flavors? Perfect! This week we are featuring Markell-Bani Fine Wines & Sparkling Beverages, a Black-owned wine business founded  by two childhood friends from Cincinnati, Ohio, who each shared a passion for making wine culture more inclusive to African-Americans. Both Gregory Markell Lawrence and Sean Bani Yisreal […]

Brown Estate Winery: An American Dream

This week we are featuring the Brown Estate of Napa Valley, a Black-owned winery established by a family who was destined to achieve the American Dream. Coming from humble beginnings in 1980, The Browns purchased deserted land in Napa Valley, reviving it to become a thriving business of selling grapes to local wine makers, eventually to be […]

The McBride Sister’s Collection: One and the Same

This week we are highlighting the McBride Sister’s Collection, a Black-owned wine business, which features wine collections such as Black Girl Magic and She Can. The McBride Sister’s Collection was inspired by the unique story of two half-sisters, Robin and Andrea McBride, who were raised nearly 7,000 miles apart, but each shared an equal passion […]

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