Black History Month Wine Wednesday #1 - Rideau Vineyard


Established in 1997, Iris Rideau became the 1st African American female winery owner in the USA with Rideau Vineyard. Her winery is located in the Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara County. Ms. Rideau is a New Orleans native and wanted to create wines that paired with the Creole cuisine she grew up with so, Rideau Vineyard produces Rhone varietals. On her 16 acres sits Syrah, Viognier, Mourvedre, Roussanne and Grenache.

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