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.
A leader in Biodynamic® viticulture, Rudy has been in the wine industry for over 40 years, from grape growing to winemaking, from sales to distribution.
Kristin has been GM for more than 10 years, overseeing daily operations, and serves in various leadership roles within the Oregon wine community.
As head winemaker, Stephen captains all aspects of the winemaking process. His creative vision and attention to detail pave the way for beautiful wines.
Director of Consumer
A wine industry professional for over 13 years, Sarah oversees all Direct to Consumer operations, including club, tasting room and online.
After completing the first level of the Court of Master Sommelier, Walker moved from Texas to Oregon to pursue his growing passion in winemaking.
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.
Sales and Marketing Director
Katy brings over a decade of wine sales and marketing and manages three-tier sales, reporting and marketing efforts for wholesale distribution.
Tom has a rich wine background having worked as a sommelier, a wine buyer, and distributor. He lends this expertise directing wholesale distribution.
Alejandro uses his passion, hands-on experience and leadership abilities to oversee the management and operations of our partner vineyards.
Having honed his winemaking skills in Chile, California and now Oregon, Benjamin has diverse experience in nearly every aspect of the craft.
Ari brings extensive experience to the team. His background in advertising adds creative flair and his very affable personality charms guests and staff alike.
Jayme began her career in the beer industry with high profile producers before using her expertise to manage direct wholesale distribution at Montinore.
Pat holds a crucial role by keeping all aspects of the winery running smoothly, overseeing equipment operations, bottling, shipping and more.
Having worked with vineyards across Oregon, Karen has a diverse background and a dedication to thoughtful viticulture that fits our biodynamic values.
After 30 years at Montinore Estate, Sergio has a vast knowledge of the land and our practices and provides superior leadership to vineyard operations.
Alfredo has been working at the estate since 1985. His intimate knowledge of the property experience makes him the perfect person to lead the crews.
Kris has been running the front office for over 20 years, handling all administrative and accounting tasks, orders, shipping and much, much, much more.