A BISTRO with black and gold lettering on its signs occupies a spot, on Depot Street in Davidson’s historic business district, that once held an organ shop. Since August, it’s been home to a business unique to this college town, owned and operated by someone you wouldn’t expect.
Lake Norman has its share of delights – great food and drinks among them! And behind every business is a team of our neighbors sharing their time, effort, and expertise with us. In this series, we’d like to introduce you to the minds behind our community restaurants, breweries, and wineries in particular – plus some of their unique insights – so grab a seat and a glass of wine!
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Lindsey Williams gave up her career as an attorney to open Davidson Wine Co. in 2018. Along the way she’s encountered many obstacles but is living her dream.
Charlotte has fast become an international city, boasting residents who represent a vast array of cultures from around the world. With the holiday season underway, a few influential Charlotte tastemakers have shared their own traditional meals and celebrations that remind them of home and have become family staples over the years.
As a new business owner, Lindsey Williams was forced to accelerate her plans for the winery and offer services she was saving for later, including a bigger focus on online retail.
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From a family-run Champagne house to a Chicago négociant, Black-owned wine labels abound. Here, a list of companies to seek out from the U.S., France, South Africa and beyond.
How does a person spend 13 years climbing the corporate ladder only to leave it all behind to open a wine bar in North Carolina? The answer is easy. She followed her passion. Meet Lindsey Williams; a corporate attorney turned urban wine bar owner. There are many people in the corporate world who long to be their own boss, but Williams acted on her entrepreneurial interest and made a conscious decision to venture out and discover the possibilities.
Less than 1% of winemakers are Black women. Let us repeat that again. Less than 1% of the people who create the wines we love are Black women.
Ohio native Lindsey Williams is one of the latest women to be included among that number. After spending over 13 years in her career as a Corporate Attorney, she decided that opening her own business was next on the list.
A new wine and bistro opened its doors in Davidson last week, bringing a California-based wine company to the town center.
Davidson Wine Co. held a grand opening Friday at its 121 Depot St. location off of Main Street, near Kindred and Famous Toastery.