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Minority winemakers look to change industry’s stereotypes

6 Sep

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Bertony Faustin didn’t set out to be Oregon’s first black winemaker. He just wanted to make good wine. But the disbelief that often comes when customers realize a black man owns the winery has worn on him. “People are always surprised. Everybody assumes that … I am not the winemaker,” said the 43-year-old, who four years ago opened Abbey Creek Winery about 20 miles northwest of Portland. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/09/minority-winemakers-look-to-change.html