Growing up during the 60s in a racially divided and segregated small town of Clinton Missouri was tough. With the country in the battle to desegregate tempers and violence ran high. David would do his part to further change by being a participant of a small group of black teenagers who integrated the local white only swimming pool.
Bertony Faustin is the son of Haitian immigrants who made a home for themselves in New York. His in-laws owned a wine vineyard just outside of Portland Oregon and had been selling their products to local wineries for years. Then one day Bertony had an idea about creating his own brand.