Principal Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, & Rosé Winemaker: Greg Martellotto
Martellotto Winery focuses on vibrant Bordeaux varietals from the hottest new AVA, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara. Indeed, Martellotto Winery is one of the few California wineries bottling and producing varietal wines from each of the five noble Bordeaux grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Since 2005, Martellotto Winery producesunique and excitingwines designed to surprise and ignite discerning palates of wine lovers everywhere. Martellotto has a vineyard first philosophy, and sources sustainably farmed grapes from California’s choicest vineyards. Gentle handling and minimal intervention result in wines that are consistently vibrant and a joy to share.
Greg Martellotto has nearly two decades of diverse experience in all facets of the wine business. He has worked as an importer, distributor, and as a retailer. His experience working with some of the greatest wines and wineries in California, Italy, and Bordeaux, as well as Spain, Chile and Argentina informs his creative and progressive blending and fermenting techniques.
From his ancestors' traditional winemaking in Southern Italy, to his grandfather's homemade wine during Prohibition, to production in an innovative warehouse facility shared with Barbieri Wine Co. and Lo-Fi wines, Martellotto Winery produces remarkable wines of consequence, consistency, value, and varietal expression. With each bottle, it is our desire to share with you la buona tavola through an extraordinary, artisanal wine.