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The Inspiring Story of South Africa's First Black Woman Winemaker Ntsiki Biyela

September 02, 2021

After being recruited by her high school, she applied for a winemaking scholarship at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. It was here that she tried wine for the first time. "It wasn't a decision because it was wine; it was a decision to study, to change my life, it just happened to be wine," says Biyela. "I am glad it turned out that way."