Sweet Vines Make Fine Wines

For Black History Month I drew upon a very informative discussion on one of my favorite Facebook groups concerning how to make Virginia wineries more welcoming to Black patrons.

While this article is focused on winemaker Sadie Armstrong and her winery Sweet Vines Farm, it is more broadly about the limited number of Black wine professionals in the industry and some of the experienced faced by Black wine patrons that I wouldn’t have thought about until they voiced those incidents here.