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OUR TEAM

Our team is made up of passionate professionals committed to producing and offering the highest quality wines. Though we each strive to perfect our specialty, our teamwork overlaps and intersects to ensure an intentionally holistic approach in everything we do. This sense of community reaches beyond the walls of Montinore Estate, to the greater Oregon wine industry, where we collaborate and cooperate with our peers to promote our craft, our winegrowing region and this amazing place we call home.


Rudy
Marchesi
President

An int’l leader in Biodynamic® viticulture, Rudy’s involvement in wine surpasses 40 years, from grape growing to winemaking, from sales to distribution.

Kristin
Marchesi
General Manager

Kristin has been GM for more than 10 years, overseeing daily operations, and serves in various leadership roles within the Oregon wine community.

Stephen
Webber
Head Winemaker

As head winemaker, Stephen captains all aspects of the winemaking process. His creative vision and attention to detail pave the way for beautiful wines.

Efren
Rosales
Vineyard Manager

The complexities of the vineyards are in the capable hands of Efren and his skilled crew who are well versed in the intricacies of Biodynamic farming.


Chris
Brack
Cellar Master

Previously in fine wine sales, Chris oversees the maturation of wines in the cellar, working to protect the delicate, nuanced flavors of our Pinot Noir.

Tom
ChampineNational Sales Director

Tom has a rich wine background having worked as a sommelier, a wine buyer, and distributor. He lends this expertise directing wholesale distribution.

Lizzy
Esqueda
Enologist

With experience in both American and international cellars, Lizzy oversees all lab analysis and is an integral part of daily cellar operations.

Sarah
Horner
Director of Consumer Experience

A wine industry professional for over 12 years, Sarah focuses on wine club management,  directs ecommerce, and assists with marketing programs.


Pat
MacDonnell
Facilities Manager

Pat holds a crucial role by keeping all aspects of the winery running smoothly. From overseeing vital equipment to bottling and shipping.

Kris
TaorminaOffice Manager

Kris has been running the front office for nearly 22 years, handling all administrative and accounting tasks, orders, shipping and much, much more.