Celebrating black excellence ✊🏽 ✊🏾 ✊🏿
As a black and woman owned company, we love any chance we get to celebrate black excellence throughout the wine and food industry. Today's spotlight is on a winery right here in our home town that we are obsessing over!
Wachira Wines is a black-owned, woman owned winery in Alameda County and the culmination of the extraordinary vision and effort of Dr. Chris (Christine) Wachira, the first Kenyan-born, Californian winemaker, distributor, importer, and exporter. As a young immigrant working her way through college, earning her Doctorate, Chris fell in love with the science of winemaking and developed a deep appreciation for the sense of community built from sharing a bottle of wine with complete strangers. Her story is about fighting for equity and the ability to succeed through adversity.
The Sip was founded on the desire (and frankly need) to open up sparkling wine to more people. To help bridge the racial disparity in the industry. To achieve this, we seek out wineries like Wachira to help wine lovers discover more black and woman own wines.
Want to taste for yourself? Snag the Wachira - Black Label and enjoy its fruity aromas, gorgeous straw color and lovely perlage, it is just as engaging and pleasurable without accoutrements