“If they can do it, perhaps I can too,” she thought at an African Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference in 2014. That was the spark that made Ntsiki Biyela decide to launch her own winery, called Aslina Wines. Ntsiki was already famous as the first black woman winemaker in South Africa, making excellent wines for the Stellekaya Winery. Why would she jump out into the unknown in a challenging market and create her own winery?
Read this fascinating story about someone in the new generation of ambitious winemakers in South Africa, and you’ll find out. And you’ll find out who “they” were and why she chose the name “Aslina”.
As a bonus, you’ll get some insight into what the South African wine industry needs to do next to succeed going forward.
Read more in Per’s article on BKWine Magazine, originally published on Forbes: Aslina Wines, Ntsiki Biyela’s new venture, and the future of South African wine | Per on Forbes.
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