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.
â€śWe are praising our ancestors,â€ť TukwiniÂ told the AP.Â Â â€śWe are telling the story of our family and who we come from with these wines so itâ€™s only natural that we would use the name Mandela.â€ť
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.
â€ś…thereâ€™s a large segment of the black community who is interested in wine now,â€ť Tukwini told the AP.
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