Minority winemakers look to change industry’s stereotypes

Winemaker Bertony Faustin poses for a photo while working in his vineyard in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.  Increasingly, more African Americans and other minorities are making and drinking wine, a movement which many say has made the industry less elitist and attracted more diverse customers, but comes with its own challenges. Photo: Don Ryan, AP / AP

Winemaker Bertony Faustin poses for a photo while working in his vineyard in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Increasingly, more African Americans and other minorities are making and drinking wine, a movement which many say has made the industry less elitist and attracted more diverse customers, but comes with its own challenges. Photo: Don Ryan, AP / AP

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Bertony Faustin didn’t set out to be Oregon’s first black winemaker. He just wanted to make good wine. But the disbelief that often comes when customers realize a black man owns the winery has […]