2018 - Kim Lewis founded Ole’ Orleans winery
Kim Lewis established Ole’ Orleans. Founded by a Black woman, this winery is the first microwinery in the state. Longtime educator Kim Lewis now opened a microwinery in New Orleans. The Ole’ Orleans tasting room, which she founded in 2018 and just opened at 1232 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. Her wines are sold online at 35 Walmart stores, at Total Wine & More, Acquistapace’s, Sidney’s Wine Cellar, Breaux Mart, and other eateries and shops in the neighborhood.