PRESS RELEASE: First Black Female Vineyard Owner to Headline Zuri Wine Tasting’s Meet the Maker Dinner Party Series
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First Black Female Vineyard Owner to Headline Zuri Wine Tasting’s Meet the Maker Dinner Party Series
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 28, 2019) – Iris Rideau, the first black female vineyard owner, and former owner of Rideau Vineyards is set to headline Zuri Wine Tasting’s, upcoming Meet the Maker Dinner Party Series at Post and Beam on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
The event will be the third in a four part Meet the Maker series featuring wines made by African Americans, Women and Latinos. Rideau is the first black woman to solely own a wine making facility, vineyard and tasting room. During her days at Rideau, she created a wine brand known for her effortless combination of French Rhone varietals and the savoury taste of Creole cuisine. Rideau undoubtedly had a knack for wine. Under her leadership Rideau made award winning wines, including Best of Show prize from the New Orleans Wine Competition and Best in Show from the Los Angeles International Wine Competition.
Guests will also be treated to a four course New Orleans inspired dinner prepared by Post and Beam’s Head Chef and owner, John Cleveland. The dinner will
be paired with limited edition wines from the library collection at Rideau Vineyards.
Rideau and Zuri Wine Tasting’s, Tuanni Price, guide them through the tasting notes of each wine served.
Commenting on this upcoming event, Price said: “I am excited and feel honoured to be having such a prolific figure in the history of wine at this Meet the Maker Dinner Party Series. I am also excited to bring an upscale event to the community I was raised in. This is an opportunity to learn about wines from an expert, taste some award winning wines, all while enjoying good food, music and people. It will be winemazing!”
This Meet the Maker Dinner Party Series is on track to sell out; therefore, interested persons are encouraged to book their spaces early. Tickets are available for $100 per person for indoor dining and $125 for VIP patio. For further information or to purchase event tickets, visit: https://www.zuriwine.com.
The dinner party will begin at 7:00 pm with a sparkling wine reception featuring Moreno Sparking
Wine, live music from Grammy Award Winning artist Bobby Watson and The Cookies, and a meet
and greet reception with Iris Rideau.
It’s not just about food, wine and entertainment. Post & Beam, the 8-year-old restaurant in the back of
the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw plaza in South Los Angeles is a one of a kind iconic restaurant. It’s about
engaging in history and culture. It’s about bringing unique and upscale experiences to the
community. Guests will also receive expert lessons in wine education as Iris
Media contact: Tuanni Price
Tuanni Price, the owner of Zuri Wine Tasting. A wine Enthusiast and adventurer, loves everything about the wine experience