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Martinez & Martinez Winery

Martinez & Martinez Winery

Martinez & Martinez Winery
357 Port Ave. Studio C
Prosser, Washington
USA 99350
Phone: 509-786-2424

Contact: Monica Martinez
Email: info@m2-wine.com

In 1981 Sergio Martinez and his wife Kristy planted a small vineyard located on the Horse Heaven Hills American Viticulture Area (AVA) in a distinct area called Phinny Hill. Phinny Hill is known in the wine industry to have exceptionally unique geological and geographical characteristics that have contributed to some of the best wines in Washington. The vineyard was planted on an Eastern facing slope with Cabernet Sauvignon vines.

These vines are the direct descendents of the vines from the very first Horse Heaven Hills Vineyard (on Phinny Hill) planted by Don and Linda Mercer, with advice and direction of Walter Clore; the Washington State University researcher whose work was instrumental in starting the Washington Wine Industry. His original vineyard, now owned by Paul and Judy Champoux has become well known for producing world-renowned wines. It had been a dream of the Martinez family to one day produce wine from their own extremely special grapes.

2008 marked the release of their first two vintages from the 2005 grape harvest. Together Sergio, Kristy, Andrew and Monica Martinez own and operate the small winery located at The Winemakers Loft in Prosser, WA. You can always find at least one of them in the tasting on the weekends. Andrew is dedicated to ensuring that the grapes he receives from Sergio get the attention they need to create the best wine possible and Monica holds it all together as the managing partner for the family run business.

Martinez & Martinez Winery is dedicated to the production of high quality wine from high quality grapes, focusing on Cabernet Sauvignon from the Horse Heaven Hills. Currently the winery uses two vineyards from the AVA. The Martinez Vineyard Estate described above and Alder Ridge Vineyard located just a few miles from their estate location on an extremely steep Southern facing slope, overlooking the Columbia River. The River has a magnificent effect on this vineyard by moderating the extreme summer and winter temperatures. This vineyard produces great fruit and is of superior quality due to its unique growing area. Sergio has tended to both vineyards since their inceptions.

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