Association of African American Vintners meeting returns to Napa

The wine industry’s oldest trade organization focused on making wine inclusive, the Association of African American Vintners, will host its biennial Symposium and Wine Festival on March 9 to 10 at the CIA at Copia in Napa.  Wine lovers, industry members and students are invited to taste and network with AAAV’s membership of wine producers and professionals.  On Saturday, March 9, two industry panel discussions by Vincent Morrow of Press Napa and Balkis Johnson of Ink Grade, a luncheon featuring keynote speaker Donae Burston of La Fête Wine Company and an awards reception will occur.  On Sunday, March 10, the public will join for the Grapes of Inclusion wine festival to taste wines and meet makers from Black-owned brands across America.  Buy tickets at


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