A second-generation sommelier and restaurateur, André developed a passion for hospitality and wine education, while growing up around fine dining.
Tiquette Bramlett is deemed to be the first Black woman appointed to run a winery in a major U.S. wine region.
This millennial sommelier and consultant made her debut on Instagram with her #TastingThursday videos, where she would taste and learn along with her followers.
As a mentor to aspiring wine professionals on Wine Unify, Mitchell achieved success nationwide after launching Kelly Selects, a wine club partnership with online retailer Wired For Wine.
Her mission is to make wine, food, travel & wellness more accessible and equitable. She works as a strategic planner with E. & J. Gallo as the company’s influencer marketing manager.
Acclaimed by beer drinkers for both his Pilsners and IPAs, Johnson is a beer activist who works for the betterment of community youth, which he considers the most important.
A wine & fine dining lover, Jones runs the blog, BlackGirlsDineToo, in order to promote & support diversity & inclusion efforts for underrepresented groups in the food & wine industries.
Mitchelson co-created the nonprofit Natural Action Wine Club, which raises money and attention for educational and professional wine opportunities for BIPOC communities.
Founder of Focus on Health, Paylor also works as a researcher and creator of specialty ingredients for the menu at Silver Lyan.
This Afro-Latino woman born in Panama developed her passion for wine in Paris, where she used to live before moving to New York.