Started the family farm
Planted first vineyards in Dunnigan Hills
R.H. Phillips was established
Launched Mediterranean varietals for Dunnigan Hills
R.H. Phillips public traded on the Nasdaq
Toasted Head launched in the market
Sold R.H. Phillips to Vincor International
Acquired Hogue Cellars
Topped 1 million cases for the first time
Planted Matchbook Vineyard
First vintages of Matchbook Wines
Tempranillo, Blockhouse Red Blend and Syrah
Left Vincor to start Crew Wine Company
Matchbook and Chasing Venus launched into Market
Created Mossback brand
Build winery in Zamora, California
Purchased neighboring ranch to expand vineyard
Opened Matchbook Tasting Room
The Arsonist Red Blend launched into market
2012 Red Blend is inaugural wine followed by the 2012 Chardonnay. Both wines earn 90 pts from Wine Enthusiast. Pen & Ink illustration by Elvis Swift.
Black's Station Brand is launched
2014 Red Blend is inaugural wine launched followed by 2014 Malbec, 2015 Chardonnay and 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon.
Pat Kane joined Matchbook Wine Company in March 2017 as President and CEO
10 Years of Crushin’ It – Harvest 2017 Kicks Off
The 10th year of Matchbook Harvest is kicked off in August 2017.
Tinto Rey Brand is launched
Spanish-centric wine brand - 2015 Tempranillo is first varietal under new brand name, followed by 2016 Rosé, 2014 Super Tinto Red Blend and 2014 Verdejo.
Black's Station Package Redesign
Artist Steven Noble illustrates the horseman in a woodcut style for a fresh redesign.
Matchbook Package Redesign
A diagonal wrap design gives the brand an updated style.
Mossback Package Redesign
Canes from the vineyard illustrated in a woodcut style by artist Steven Noble adds elegance to the new Mossback package.
Matchbook Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot
New varietal wines added to the Matchbook brand line-up.
Pillars of Hercules launched
The 2019 Red Blend is released.
The Herdsman launched
The 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon is released.