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The People of the Santa Lucia Highlands

Grounded. Original. Authentic. Our people are as unique as our wines.
Get to know the growers and winemakers of the Santa Lucia Highlands.


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Marta Kraftzeck

Scheid Family Wines , Winemaker
Marta Kraftzeck has a great story. Born and raised in Monterey, she became the county’s first woman winemaker back in the 1980s. Marta is a Certified Sommelier, a Certified Wine Educator with the Society of Wine Educators, an instructor for Elderhostel (Road Scholars), a board member of Les Dames d‘Escoffier and a member of The American Institute of Wine & Food. She joined the winemaking team at Scheid Vineyards in 2009.

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