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WHO WE ARE

Distinguished Vineyards has established a reputation for high quality, consistency in our wines and generosity through our hospitality. As we grow forward, we are committed to giving back.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Our Executive and Winemaking Teams Lead with Integrity to Produce the Exceptional and to Ensure Opportunity for All.

MEET THE

Executive Team

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Steve Myers

President

Ryan McGrenera DV Vice President of Sales

Ryan McGrenera

Vice President of Sales

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Dai Deh

Vice President of Marketing

Neda Nejad DV People & Culture Leader

Neda Nejad

People & Culture Leader

Michael Cerio DV Vice President of Operations

Mike Cerio

Vice President of Operations

Bart Bromberger DV Vice President of Finance

Bart Bromberger

Vice President of Finance

MEET THE

Vineyard Team

Heidi Bridenhagen MacRostie Winery Head Winemaker

Heidi Bridenhagen

Winemaker, MacRostie Winery & Dough Wines

Kimberlee Nicholls Markham Winery Winemaker

Kimberlee Nicholls

WINEMAKER, MARKHAM VINEYARDS

Nate Klostermann Argyle Winery Winemaker

Nate Klostermann

Winemaker, argyle Winery

Abigail Estrada TEXTBOOK Wine Maker

Abigail Estrada

Winemaker, textbook

Jota Tanaka Fuji Whisky Master Blender

Jota Tanaka

master blender. fuji whisky

Matt Large Wither Hills Winery Winemaker

Matt Large

winemaker, Wither hills winery

our History

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our History

2008

Distinguished Vineyards established with Argyle Winery as its foundation in the US and Wither Hills imported from New Zealand

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our History

2011

Distinguished Vineyards acquires MacRostie Winery

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our History

2013

Argyle Winery repurposes 70,000-square-foot site into premium winemaking & bottling facility

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our History

2015

Argyle transforms its Dundee Oregon site, opening its Tasting House to offer unparalleled hospitality and unique tasting experiences

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our History

2015

MacRostie unveils its Estate House and small-lot winery, surrounded by Thale’s Vineyard in the heart of the Russian River Valley

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our History

2016

Distinguished Vineyards expands its estate vineyards with the development of Nightwing Vineyard in California’s Petaluma Gap and Giving Tree Vineyard in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

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our History

2017

MacRostie Estate House named “Best Winery & Tasting Room in Sonoma” by San Francisco Magazine

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2018

Distinguished Vineyards acquires Markham Vineyards, the leading producer of Merlot in the Napa Valley

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our History

2019

Distinguished Vineyards acquires TEXTBOOK

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our History

2021

Distinguished Vineyards launches Dough Wines with the James Beard Foundation

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our History

2021

Distinguished Vineyards introduces FUJI Japanese Whisky into the US Market, approaching the distillery’s 50 year anniversary

Argyle Winery Named in USA Today's “10 Best Wine Tasting Rooms" July 2022

our History

2022

Argyle Winery named Top 10 Tasting Experiences in the country by USA Today

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our History

2023

Markham Vineyards completes a two year renovation to its Historic Stone Winery whose origin dates back to 1879

OUR IMPACT

We believe in doing the right thing for the long term by acting with integrity to build enduring brands. Our actions help to preserve and enhance the natural resources we’ve been gifted.

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VALUE STATEMENT

We support individuals and we act with inclusivity. We believe that diversity is more than a buzzword – it’s inherently important to our success and central to our culture. We empower our people, grant them trust, and invest in their growth.

OUR PARTNERS

We are proud to ally with other businesses and organizations that are working to build sustainable, equitable and thriving communities in which we are heavily invested and committed.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainable growth to preserve and protect our future

By operating transparently and responsibly, we can be a force for good. We focus on sustainably growing our business, our culture and our environment. Preserving and protecting the land and other natural resources under our care is of utmost importance to our business. Simply put, implementing sustainable practices is fundamental to how we approach our winemaking, with each of our wineries powered by 100% clean, non-polluting Green-e® renewable energy. Our commitment has led us to achieving third party sustainability accreditation for all of our vineyards and to implement initiatives that support biodiversity in our soils through regenerative farming practices. We are constantly looking for ways to reduce the impact of our businesses on the earth, working to reduce winery water intensity and energy usage while building renewables into our business practices, and reducing emissions from farm vehicles. Our quest for quality guides our efforts to be as gentle, non-invasive and sustainable as possible.

SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATIONS

We have a privileged responsibility in farming 1,743 acres of sustainably certified estate vineyards.

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