At the South Beach Wine and Food Festival this past week, Nelson Mandela’s daughter Makaziwe Mandela and his granddaughter Tukwini Mandela, launched House of Mandela, a new fine wine company, the Associated Press reports.
“We are praising our ancestors,” TukwiniÂ told the AP.Â Â “We are telling the story of our family and who we come from with these wines so it’s only natural that we would use the name Mandela.”
The family’s screw-topped bottled wines feature red, white and sparkling wines includingÂ a pinotage that is a Mandela family favorite. Prices range from about $12 to $50. The bottlesÂ carry an image of a bee, the House of Mandela logo.
“…there’s a large segment of the black community who is interested in wine now,” Tukwini told the AP.
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