A written history of
Matchbook Wine Company

Two brothers came home from college to save the family farm
and ended up creating a wine region.

1973

Started the family farm

1981

Planted first vineyards in Dunnigan Hills

1984

R.H. Philips was established

1988

Launched Mediterranean varietals for Dunnigan Hills

1995

R.H. Philips public traded on the Nasdaq

1997

Toasted Head launched in the market

2000

Sold R.H. Philips to Vincor International

2001

Acquired Hogue Cellars, topped 1 million cases for the first time

2002

Planted Matchbook Vineyard

2005

Left Vincor to start Crew Wine Company

2006

Matchbook and Chasing Venus launched into Market

2007

Created Mossback brand

2008

Build winery in Zamora, California

2011

Purchased neighboring ranch to expand vineyard

2014

Opened Matchbook Tasting Room

2015

Arsonist Red Blend launched into market

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