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HERITAGE LINK BRANDS: Wines That Unify

Selena Cuffe, President and CEO of Heritage Link Brands, is a woman of purpose. Passionate about advancing positive images of Africa and determined to provide a legacy for her family, she has built a wine importing and brand management company that does what its name suggests: link U.S. wine consumers to the heritage of Africa … Continue reading

African-American Owned Wine Labels: Brian Duncan’s Bin 36

At Bin 36, the wine flows freely, the staff is friendly and well educated about wine, and the food is deliciously complimented by wine and vice versa.  This all culminates into a lively wine bar and restaurant filled with happy patrons.  The experience is curated by Brian Duncan, Wine Director and co-owner of Bin 36, … Continue reading

African-American Owned Wine Labels: André Mack’s Mouton Noir Wines

Written by Janelle Carter of The Cork Chronicles André Hueston Mack, winemaker and owner of Mouton Noir Wines, thinks of himself as something of a black sheep within the wine industry, hence the name “Mouton Noir” which is French for “black sheep.”  But, I think of him as something closer to genius.  Just six months into … Continue reading

African-American Owned Wine Labels: Mac McDonald’s Vision Cellars

Written by Janelle Carter of The Cork Chronicles There is no mistaking Mac McDonald, owner and winemaker at Vision Cellars, in overalls and straw hat on his vineyard in Sonoma County–or anywhere else for that matter. Overalls and a straw hat is the daily uniform for this winemaker from a small country town in Texas. … Continue reading