Matanzas Creek Winery

Matanzas Creek Winery

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    The unique character and beauty of Matanzas Creek’s winery, vineyards, lavender field and gardens have earned the Estate worldwide recognition as a premier California wine country destination.

    At Matanzas Creek, we focus on creating positive environmental impacts that support a sustainable future. Our winery fruit comes from sustainably-farmed, estate vineyards scattered throughout the mild interior and cool coastal AVAs of Sonoma County. In addition to our wines, the spectacular fields of lavender that surround our winery, attract many species of pollinators and insects and promote biodiversity.

    History at a Glance

    1977 - Enterprising socialite Sandra MacIver establishes Matanzas Creek Winery with Merry Edwards as the founding winemaker.

    1980 - The first Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc is produced.

    1984 - Jackson Park Vineyard is planted to 90 acres of the Peìtrus Merlot clone.

    1989 - David Ramey becomes winemaker and establishes pedigree of outstanding 90+ point wines.

    1996 - The Wine Spectator names Sandra MacIver one of the 20 most influential people in the modern wine industry.

    2000 - Jess Jackson & Barbara Banke purchase Matanzas Creek Winery with the aim of continuing the winery’s exceptional winemaking history.

    2003 - Bennett Valley is recognized as a distinctive growing region and the area was given AVA status.

    2011 - Marcia Torres-Forno is named Winemaker.

    2017 - All estate vineyards are sustainably farmed and certified under the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.

    Today - We continue to celebrate the legacy of our estate with limited production, terroir-driven wines.

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