What they are saying about us

Wachira Wines Recognized on Oprah Daily 

 Nation Media: Business Daily


How four CSU alumnae make their mark on California’s industry

“San Francisco State gave me a sense of community as a young Kenyan immigrant and a sense of belonging in a country where I knew less than 10 people,” Wachira says. “SFSU allowed me to develop skills that prepared me both intellectually and socially to be a productive member of my community. It also affirmed to me that hard work, focus and drive could be rewarding.”


Kawanalwhite Guide to Karibu Lounge

This Friday I met friends at a winery lounge, a Black Woman owned winery in Alameda, CA. Take a tour with me and my friends as we talk to the owner, totally unexpected, and take a tour of the lounge.

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How Adventures in a Glass Have Impact
 By Paige Frisone 
 September 26, 2020

 Wachira Wines, a 100% woman-owned winery, is revolutionizing the wine industry thanks to Dr. Christine Wachira. As the first Kenyan-born California winemaker, importer, exporter, and distributor, Dr. Wachira’s living her purpose in a profound way........  Read More

Scout the City

10 Black-Owned Wine Companies To Try Now
By Scout The City

Wachirawines Just found out we made the list of 10 Blackowned Wine Companies to try now by Sai @scoutthecity and to @thehuesociety!!!! We are honored to be on this list of black excellence in wine🍷 .....  Read More

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A Global Guide to Black-Owned Wine Labels

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....Wachira Wines: Kenyan-American Dr. Christine Wachira founded this Alameda, CA, urban winery in 2019. Also serving as the winemaker, Wachira sources from throughout California...... Read More