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LatinX Wine Summit heads to Napa Valley for its 2nd year

The LatinX Wine Summit is creating a space to acknowledge the contributions and celebrate the accomplishments of Hispanics in Wine. Written by Roberto Rivera   Last year, during Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanics in Wine and Uncorked & Cultured debuted The LatinX State of the Wine Industry Summit hosted by Gabriela Fernandez of KVON’s The Big …

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The Art of Wine Making with Kyle Burke

A Black woman winemaker pursuing authenticity and inspiration through The Roots Fund, Naked Wines, and visual art. By Gerrard Roberts   Kyle Burke is an artist with fantastic style and undoubted grace. Supported by a village of family and mentors, she has continued to challenge herself to pursue avenues that are authentic and  inspired by …

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Experiencing Aslina Wines: Ntsiki Biyela’s U.S. Grand Tasting Tour

Traveling through eight states across North America, Aslina Wines pairs well with everything from traditional South African Braai to Vegan-Soul cuisine. Written by Sedale McCall   Just ahead of the wine world descending into Capetown for Cape Wine 2022, South African winemaker Ntsiki Biyela traveled across the United States to promote her collection of Aslina …

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Telling Our Stories: Wine Writers Symposium Seeking Representation

Curating an experience that’s inclusive and committed to long-term change. Written by Sedale McCall   Early in August, writers, editors, marketers, and more came together for the 2022 Wine Writers Symposium (WWS). Founded by Meadowood Napa Valley and the Napa Valley Vintners, the three-day event explores several themes related to contemporary wine writing and attracts …

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Bruno Almeida receives a Wine + Culture Award

Wine + Culture Fest: Roses, Rosé, and Rewards

Black wine professionals across the country received their roses at the Wine + Culture Fest. Written by Lauren Clark   The 2022 Wine and Culture Fest came to Atlanta, Georgia in August.  The event is run by The Hue Society, founded by change agent and sommelier Tahiirah Habibi in 2017, as part of an initiative …

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Wine Influencers Creating their own paths

Three Women in Wine Creating Their Own Paths

Desiree Harrison-Brown, Meaghan Odum, and Jessica Yanez are using their unique voices to be the change we want to see in wine. Written by Sedale McCall   “I wanted to be a particular person that I saw in a restaurant. Dapper, Italian-cut suit, pointed-toe shoes, wonderful black serviette draped over his forearm, bottle held high. …

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Taco Tuesday: Best Wines to Pair with Vegan Tacos

No more cervezas with your tacos, here’s an easy vegan recipe paired with wine. Written by Monique Copeland   IT’S TACO TUESDAY!! So, where to begin? We all know, that wine goes with everything right? Friends, family, brunch, dinner, and celebrations – just about any and every occasion. But wine is best served with moments …

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Stella Rosa: Yay or Nay?

Growing your palate beyond California’s favorite brand Written by Alana Bynes-Richardson Artwork by Cindy Nguyen   Stella Rosa, either you love it or hate it… There’s been an ongoing online debate in the wine community questioning if Stella Rosa is “real” wine. Whether you’re a novice or wine connoisseur, you like what you like – …

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