Since 1977, Matanzas Creek has established deep roots in California’s Sonoma County.


1977 - Enterprising socialite Sandra MacIver Historyestablishes 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 Pétrus Merlot clone.


1989 - David Ramey becomes winemaker and establishes pedigree of outstanding 90+ pointHistory 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 purchaseHistory 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.


History2011 - 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 Historyestate with limited production, terroir-driven wines.