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About VSheree

V. Sheree Williams is the publisher of Cuisine Noir Magazine, the country's first digital and print culinary magazine that connects the African diaspora through food, drink and travel. For more, in-depth stories, visit www.cuisinenoirmag.com

Announcing TEXSOM International Wine Awards 2021

Now Accepting Submissions for Wine, Mead, Sake, Cider, and Spirits James Tidwell MS, owner and producer of TEXSOM International Wine Awards, announces entries are open for judging and awards consideration for the 2021 competition to be held April 25-27, 2021 … Continue reading

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Applications Open On January 11 For The James Beard Foundation Food And Beverage Investment Fund For Black And Indigenous Americans

In acknowledgement of the immeasurable contribution that the Black and Indigenous communities have made to the modern American foodscape, the Foundation has launched the James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous Americans. This investment fund … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Hawk Scholarship for Black American Wine Professionals

Deadline: November 15 This scholarship is to assist Black Americans who are passionate about pursuing a career in the wine industry. Scholarship amount is $1000. Whether you are pursuing an entry level or higher level program, this scholarship is open … Continue reading

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Be the Change Hosts the Wine Industry’s First-Ever Virtual Job Fair to Promote Diversity and Inclusion

Joint initiative of Diversity in Wine & Spirits and Wonder Women of Wine provides a powerful platform to drive social change Be the Change Job Fair, a joint initiative between Diversity in Wine & Spirits, Wonder Women of Wine and … Continue reading

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McBride Sisters Collections, Inc. Launches #SheCanThrive2020 Grant Program

Supports Black-Women Owned Small Businesses During COVID-19 This year, the global impact of COVID-19 has hit all businesses but has been especially destructive to Black-owned small businesses. At the beginning of February 2020, there were more than 1 million Black-owned businesses … Continue reading

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