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South Africa’s Wine Arc Honors the Past and Future of Black Winemakers

Stellenbosch’s first tasting room featuring Black-owned wine brands Written by Jennifer White   Meet the team at The Wine Arc, Capetown’s newest tasting room featuring Black-owned wine from South African winemakers. (Photo courtesy of SA Wine Industry Transformation Unit) Finally… A beautiful, modern, public tasting room in Cape Town, South Africa that honors and celebrates …

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#ParlayThePandemic: A Taste of the Culture

Experience Black-owned Wine & Spirits from Home   Written by Alexis Collins Artwork by Cindy Nguyen   As Black people, we have a unifying spirit of magic, gumption, and resourcefulness that is difficult to duplicate. During the pandemic, many Black entrepreneurs managed to thrive by modifying their standard routines in the absence of normalcy. Founder …

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Sipping Sober: Enjoying the “Dry” Wine Life

Written by Monique Bell, @thewynebelle, www.moniquebell.com Artwork by Cindy Nguyen “It could be a tumor.” If you’re an eighties kid like me, this quote will bring to mind the 1990 film, “Kindergarten Cop,” where pre-California ‘Governator’ film star Arnold Schwarzenegger complains of having a headache and is counseled by his precocious young co-star. That five-word …

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