We Say “Kiwa’nan” to Kitá Wines with 3 Blends by Tara Gomez Paired with Soul Food #WinePW #BHM

Kita blends by Tara Gomez

When the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians invested in Kitá Wines, they became the very first Native American tribe to have a Native American winemaker, vineyard and winemaking operation run solely by their own people. Winemaker Tara Gomez was there from the beginning, masterfully managing every step and blending the wines. “When we embarked on this journey in 2010, my mission from the very beginning was to approach these wines the same way I approach life: with a heart full of gratitude and a healthy appetite for adventure,” says Tara on Kita’s Facebook page. “There wasn’t a lot of discussion happening around Native American-made wines when we first started, and I am so proud to be part of the movement happening around the world as people look toward the original stewards of the land for unique and amazing wine, beer and spirits.”

Chumash Winemaker Tara Gomez

“Every step of the way I have been grateful for the opportunities provided by my tribe; both through the education and experience they have made available to me, and by being entrusted to share the story of our ancestors through wine cultivated from our ancestral land.” 

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