February is Black History Month, and Visit Wichita featured several Jenny Dawn Cellars events to help celebrate the history and culture of Black Americans.
Jenny Dawn Cellars
Jennifer McDonald, the founder of downtown winery Jenny Dawn Cellars, started as an at-home winemaker and is the first black winemaker and winery owner in Kansas. The winery has several events celebrating Black History Month. On Feb. 15, attend Wineucation – Black History Month Wines. Each month, they host wine education classes. February’s Wineucation is focused on wines that were produced by Black Winemakers. Tracing Our Roots with Jennifer McDonald will take place on Feb. 16 and the virtual book discussion and wine tasting, Be The Dream, will be held on Feb. 28.
Collectively, Jenny Dawn Cellars makes 14 different wines, many of which have earned various awards; the Chardonnay won “Best in Class” the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. They have Black History month multi-packs you can find here. Plus, the winery ships their homemade wines across the country, allowing you to savor the winery’s delicious wines no matter where you live!
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