My “why” in the world of wine is simple. I strive for people to have fun with wine. In whatever way I am communicating, my goals are to help people drink better and up their wine game. With that being said, I am trying to do my part in diversifying the wine space and making room for the black and BIPOC community. A sommelier wine tasting party with me means you’ll be introduced to several black-owned wineries.
When I am given a wine sampling opportunity, interview opportunity, or a press trip invitation, I confirm that the PR firm has invited BIPOC wine professionals. I have been using Julia Coney’s Black Wine Professionals
website as a resource for finding those professionals (i.e. writers, sommeliers, educators, consultants, etc).