From Virginia to California and beyond, you’ll find some of the richest and most flavorful wine and spirit brands owned and even produced by African Americans. Although less than 5% of the wineries in the United States are black-owned, the number is steadily growing. Of course, with such a small percentage around the country, it is essential that we make an effort to support these brands. Whether you’re a ‘kick back with a glass of merlot and surf Netflix’ type of person or more of a ‘turn up till TBD’ reveler, these 14 wines and spirits should be on your radar.
The Napa Valley-based winery has been owned and operated by a husband and wife duo since its founding in 1980. Today, the sibling team Deneen, David, and Coral Brown are responsible for producing Brown Estate’s various wine selections which includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. Price Range: $40 – $125