Enterprises

Sèka Hills to Open New Tasting Room at Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg

BROOKS, CA (June 13, 2017) – Séka Hills, the agricultural product line of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, will open its second tasting room on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, where Séka Hills wines are vinified and bottled.

New Chairman and Tribal Council Elected by Yocha Dehe Citizens

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn into office new Tribal Chairman Leland Kinter and its re-elected Tribal Officers and Council Members. The five member Tribal Council will lead the sovereign nation for the next three years.

Yocha Dehe Greases its Impressive Business Wheels with Olive Oil

After you build a profitable casino, luxurious hotel and championship golf course, create an award-winning wine label, manage more than 11,000 acres of farm and ranch land — including 300 head of cattle — and on top of it all, buy back your original tribal lands, what on earth do you do for an encore?

If you’re the very enterprising, 62-member Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of California’s Capay Valley, you make 100 percent premium extra-virgin olive oil, marketed under the tribe’s distinguished Séka Hills label.

Séka Hills Debut at Fancy Food Show Featured by Indian Country Today

Indian Country Today featured a great article about Yocha Dehe's olive oil, wine and organic product line, Séka Hills, and our journey from the rolling hills of California's Capay Valley to the Fancy Food Show in New York City. Read the article online.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation event honors tribal sustainability initiatives

On April 1, 2010, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation celebrated our broad range of sustainability work with the Celebrating a Sustainable Future event held at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Representative Wally Herger, Republican of California, joined more than 100 community members, elected officials, partners, educators, environmentalists, farmers, ranchers and Yocha Dehe tribal members.

Clubhouse at top rated Yocha Dehe Golf Club Earns LEED Silver Certification

Yocha Dehe Golf Club at the Cache Creek Casino Resort recently earned LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the environmentally conscious design and features of its clubhouse.

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the international standard evaluation for green building design. The 18,000-square-foot clubhouse was awarded the Silver certification for exceeding green building standards, including:

Yocha Dehe Awarded for Environmental Stewardship

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is the proud winner of WateReuse’s 2009 Project of the Year Award for our Cache Creek Desalination Facility. We are the first tribe to win an annual award from the WateReuse Association. 

Chief Investment Officer Hired

Steve Sakurai has been hired as our new chief investment officer. Sakurai brings more than 20 years of finance and sustainable development experience to the position.

Sakurai has worked in private and public sectors, and is most known for his financing and investment expertise. He has structured, facilitated and issued in excess of $3 billion of financing across various asset classes and across multiple real estate segments.

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