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After a Health Scare, Former Miss USA Nana Meriwether Created a Wine Brand Made Solely From Herbs

This former Miss USA is on a mission to change the way the world consumes alcohol. According to Forbes, Nana Meriwether is the founder of Cale, a wellness company focused on alcoholic alternatives, making wine out of herbs. Her journey as a winemaker and business owner first started in 2017 after a doctor visit revealed that she was about to be pre-diabetic. This led her to create a blog where she could be transparent about the trip to the doctor that changed her life. There she spoke about practices like yoga and medication and also researched and wrote about the dangers of sugar and the proper way to eat.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by C A L E (@drinkcale) In 2018, Meriwether took a trip to Costa Rica where she stayed on a permaculture farm called Punta Mona. It was there that she learned about the field of herbalism — an ancient study of healing plants, botanicals, and herbs. It was this trip that ignited a new fire! She returned to her home in New York and...

Shanique Yates

Mar 3, 2021