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Martin Ranch Winery - 6675 Redwood Retreat Road Gilroy California, 95020
Phone: 408.842.9197

6675 Redwood Retreat Road
Gilroy California, 95020
USA

408.842.9197

Martin Ranch Winery is a family-owned & operated winery and vineyard, located at the Southeastern tip of the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation. 

At Martin Ranch Winery you will find a unique passion for winemaking. A passion for the grapes the soil, and the land. A passion for making every one of our Thérèse Vineyards and J.D.Hurley wines a unique experience. 

MRW Awards & Accolades

We are excited and proud to share our very prestigious award winning wines with you. All of the wines in competition are judged by a prestigious panel of nationally recognized wine experts. Judging is based on a blind, consensual procedure, ensuring competitive integrity.

Find many of our award winning wines in the shop...

2010 Awards By Competition

Intimo

Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Growers Association 

Thérèse Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Santa Cruz Mtns -  Gold / 90 Points

Thérèse Vineyards 2006 Petite Sirah  SCV ~ Madeline Vineyards - Silver / 88 Points

Thérèse Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon  SCV ~ Dos Rios Vineyards - Silver / 89 Points

Thérèse Vineyards 2006 Sangiovese Santa CLara Valley - Double Gold / 94 Points

J.D. Hurley 2006 Cabernet Santa Cruz Mountains- Silver / 86 Points

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Thérèse Vineyards 2007 Zinfandel Amador County - Silver 87 Points

Thérèse Vineyards 2007 Syrah Santa Cruz Mtns ~ Lester Family Vineyard  - Gold / Best of Show / 91 Points

J.D. Hurley 2007 Merlot Santa Clara Valley -  Bronze / 80 Points

J.D. Hurley 2007 Bunkhouse Red Wine Bordeaux Style Blend Santa Clara Valley - Gold / 92 Points

J.D. Hurley 2007 Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley  - Silver / 88 Points

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Thérèse Vineyards 2008 Grenache Santa Clara Valley -  Silver / 88 Points

Thérèse Vineyards 2008 Malbec Santa Clara Valley ~ Dos Niña's Vineyards - Double Gold / 94 Points

J.D. Hurley 2009 Sauvignon Blanc Santa Clara Valley - Silver /v88 Points

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J.D. Hurley 2009 Sauvignon Blanc Arroyo Seco - Silver / 86 Points

J.D. Hurley 2009 Rose-Cabbiolo Santa Clara Valley - Bronze / 84 Points


The California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

J.D. Hurley 2009 Sauvignon Blanc SCV - Gold / Best of Region / Best of Class - Greater Bay Area Appellation  94 points 

Thérèse Vineyards 2005 Estate Cabernet - Silver  

Thérèse Vineyards 2006  Cabernet  Dos Rios - Silver  

Thérèse Vineyards 2006  Syrah Santa Clara Valley - Silver  

Thérèse Vineyards 2007  Syrah Santa Cruz Mtns ~ Lester Family Vineyards  - Silver  

Thérèse Vineyards 2008 Malbec - Silver & Best of Class


Orange County Wine Competition

Thérèse Vineyards 2005 Estate Cabernet Santa Cruz Mtns - Silver

Thérèse Vineyards 2007 Syrah Santa Cruz Mtns ~Lester Family Vineyards v- Silver  

Thérèse Vineyards 2008 Malbec - Silver  

Thérèse Vineyards 2008 Grenache - Silver  

J.D. Hurley 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon - Gold  

J.D. Hurley 2009  Sauvignon Blanc Arroyo Seco - Silver  


Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association (trade tasting)

...These reviews are courtesy of David Tong and his SCMWine blog

2006 Thérèse Vineyard Syrah, Santa Clara Valley- 91 Points
Earth, smoke and black fruit. Lovely fruit, nice acidity, crisp finish with white pepper.

2005 Thérèse Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 90+ Points
Shy, earthy nose. Dense blackcurrant fruit, lot of tannin. Needs 3+ years in the cellar. 

2006 Thérèse Vineyard Sangiovese 91 Points
Lots of earth and sweet oak. Nice red fruit, red currant, earth, smoke, licorice.

2007 Thérèse Vineyard Zinfandel, Amador 87 Points
12% petite Sirah. Around 0.5% residual sugar.
Sweet raspberry syrup nose. Sweet raspberry, decent structure.

2008 J.D. Hurley Chardonnay - 86 Points
Cidery nose. Vanilla cream and smooth apple. Cidery finish. 

2006 J.D. Hurley Merlot - 88 Points
Oak, smooth plum fruit.

2006 J.D. Hurley Cabernet Sauvignon - 88 Points
Earthy berry nose. Good acidity, nice fruit, tart finish. 


San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2006 Thérèse Vineyards Estate Cabernet Franc Santa Cruz Mtns- Silver  

2005 Thérèse Vineyards  Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley ~ Dos Rios Vineyards - Silver 

2003 Thérèse Vineyards Estate Nebbiolo Santa Cruz Mtns- Silver

2006 Thérèse Vineyards Sangiovese Santa Clara Valley - Silver

2007 Thérèse Vineyards Zinfandel  Amador County - Bronze  

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2007 J.D. Hurley Zinfandel  Santa Clara County - Bronze   

2006 J.D. Hurley Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz Mtns - Silver 

2006 J.D. Hurley Merlot  Santa Clara Valley - Bronze