Fresh Glass - The Legacy of a Trailblazer
Featured Category • 24m
Cassandra meets wine legend Iris Duplantier Rideau, the first Creole woman to own a winery in the United States. From growing up in Jim Crow to becoming a pioneer in various industries, Iris's story transcends decades of history. Sharing her story and mentoring others cements her legacy as a trailblazer, bridging the gap for women and BIPOC industry hopefuls.
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