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NEW COLLABORATION: BLACK SMOKE ZIN!

PAULA J. HARRELL, VINTNER & ADRIAN MILLER, AUTHOR PARTNER

[OAKLAND, CA] Paula J. Harrell, Vintner & Proprietor of P. Harrell Wines and Adrian Miller, James Beard Book Award Winner are proud to partner in the release a special edition wine titled Black Smoke Zin, to celebrate the release of Adrian’s latest book, Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue.

In Black Smoke, Miller chronicles how Black barbecuers, pitmasters, and restaurateurs helped develop this cornerstone of American foodways and how they are coming into their own today. Zinfandel is the ultimate barbecue pairing wine, which makes this collaboration even more exciting.

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Diversity in Winemaking

How Northern California vintners are increasing diversity in the industry.

By Carey Sweet, FOR DIABLO MAGAZINE Apr 8, 2022

... East Bay resident Paula Harrell is one of the newer entrepreneurs, running her own small-production P. Harrell Wines label. She sources her grapes from partner vineyards in Sonoma County, produces her wines at a Sebastopol custom-crush facility, and hosts wine events around the country.

Raised in San Francisco by her immigrant mother from Panama and Oklahoma-born father, Harrell earned her MBA from San Francisco State University and discovered— even as she enjoys a successful real estate and mortgage finance career—a love for the art and science of winemaking. She launched her own label seven years ago and feels the industry is making progress while still needing larger representation...

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NEW FEATURE

Paula J. Harrell is featured in the 2021-22 Covent & Stuart Hall Alumni Bulletin!

Paula is a proud Alumna of Convent (and celebrates her alma mater in our new sparkling wine Broadway Street).

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