Kim Lewis founded Ole' Orleans winery and opened a tasting room on Oretha Castle Haley

Kim Lewis is the founder of Ole' Orleans. The Black woman-owned winery is the first microwinery in the state.

Interviewed by Will Coviello, December 2020, Gambit Weekly

Kim Lewis is a career schoolteacher who opened a microwinery in New Orleans. She created the Ole’ Orleans in 2018 and recently opened its tasting room at 1232 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Her wines are available online, at local restaurants and stores including Total Wine & More, Acquistapace’s, Sidney’s Wine Cellar, Breaux Mart, 35 Walmarts and more. Read Full Article