Our Team


All fine wines begin with outstanding fruit but great wines also require an artistic touch. My passion – and my challenge – is to use the palette of flavors from the vineyard to craft delicious wines that uniquely express their origins as well as my own personal style.


Head WineMaker

Marc Zaccaria

Marc joins Rutherford Wine Company with a strong background in California winemaking, with a focus on Napa and Sonoma. He was most recently the winemaker for Treasury Wine Estate’s Etude Wines. He gained experience with other brands such as Chateau St. Jean, Sledgehammer and Run Riot and has international experience with Wolf Blass in Barossa Valley.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Wine and Viticulture/Enology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.