5 black-owned wine labels to add to your collection
DESTINY CONNECT.COM / 10 0CT0BER 2018 - 18.04 / REA MAKHOKOLO
If you're looking to buy wine produced by black creators, have a look at these brands:
As the ninth-largest wine-producing country in the world, South Africa has thousands of winemakers. The market is increasingly offering wine brands by black founders.
Here are five you can add to your collection:
Founded by former school teacher Nondumiso Pikashe, Ses’fikile produces hand-crafted wines in the Cape Winelands.
House of Mandela
Bearing the name of one of South Africa’s greatest icons, House of Mandela was created by Nelson Mandela’s daughter and granddaughter, Makaziwe and Tukwini Mandela, in 2010. The wine is sourced from various suppliers, who produce wine to their specifications.
Women in Wine
Owned and run by an impressive group of 20 women, Women in Wine is a black-owned wine-producing company that was founded in 2006. The brand sources wines from various farms that drive black economic empowerment.
Launched in 2016 by South Africa’s first black woman winemaker, Ntsiki Biyela, Aslina produces four different varieties of wines: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Umsasane, a Bordeaux blend.
M’hudi was founded by the Rangaka Family, who learnt about viticulture and wine-making and launched the brand after leaving their professions.
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