Camillya Masunda Launches First Black-Owned Winery in Charlotte

State travel and tourism data shows there are about 200 wineries in North Carolina. Fewer than 30 of them are Black-owned. And, the percentage of owners is even smaller when it comes to Black women.

But just in time for Women’s History Month, Spectrum News 1 found one gutsy entrepreneur who’s hoping to inspire a reversal of that trend, one glass at a time.

With every serve and sip, Camillya Masunda is pouring her dreams, deep-pocketed investments, and drive to be successful in every glass. She launched Ebony Wine & Spirits last September, the only Black-owned wine and spirits company in Charlotte.


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