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Episode 5 – Theodora Lee of Theopolis Vineyards

Ms. Theodora Lee, a partner and trial lawyer at Littler is the founder and owner of Theopolis Vineyards. Her passion for wine began upon her arrival to San Francisco from Texas in 1987, primarily due to the influence of her law firm mentors, many of whom owned vineyards. This led Ms. Lee to take several [...]

Episode 4 – Nicole Kearney of Sip & Share Wine

In this episode we had the privilege of speaking with Nicole Kearney, the CEO of Sip & Share Wine. Nicole is a Wine Enthusiast and is bringing her passion for wine into your home. She travels to drink wines made by African Americans, then writes about those experiences for her Sip & Share blog, magazines and journals.  [...]

Episode 3 – Marcus Johnson of FLO Brands and FLO Wine

In this episode we speak with Marcus Johnson.  Marcus is an independent Billboard-ranked musician and NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz keyboardist and pianist. He is also the CEO and Founder of Flo Brands, LLC and more recently Flo Wine, LLC. Marcus has combined an eminently successful musical career with his love of wine by marrying the two in [...]

Episode 2 – Benita Johnson of The Vine Wine Club

In this episode of The Color of Wine, we speak to Benita Johnson of The Vine Wine Club, about her path to wine, her annual Exclusive Blacklist event, her journey to becoming a Sommelier and so much more! Sit back and enjoy Benita's story and share in plenty of laughs.  Cheers! Benita's Bio I started drinking wine like most of us…sneaking wine [...]

Episode 1 – The Purple Corkscrew Wine Store and Tasting Room

In this episode we speak with Steffini Bethea of The Purple Corkscrew Wine Store and Tasting Room, in Avondale Estates, just south of downtown Atlanta. In 2012, a different type of wine room was pioneered – one that you could feel comfortable in whether you were a wine novice or a seasoned connoisseur. That space [...]

Episode 000 – The Color of Wine Introduction – Meet the Host!

Episode 000 - Meet the host of The Color of Wine, Sukari Bowman.  The Color of Wine is a podcast where we put the spotlight on people of color in the wine industry. In this episode, Sukari takes you through her journey to wine and how she came to be a self proclaimed "wine-o".