December 25, 1972: On this day, Andre Mack was born. Mack is an award-winning Sommelier and owner of Maison Noir Wines. He taught himself graphic design and creates all of the labels and goods. He also wrote Small Thyme Cooks, a coloring and activity book. Mack is the first African-American to be crowned Best Young Sommelier in America by the elite gastronomic society Chaîne des Rôtisseurs in 2003.

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