“Matt’s Sangiovese is the best I have had to date from Santa Barbara County. ”

— AJ Fairbanks - President Dierberg/Star Lane Winery


“McKinney Family Vineyards is my new favorite winery in Santa Barbara County!”

— Jake Gibb - US Olympian Beach Volleyball


“Napoleon’s Secret is one of the best Cab’s I’ve ever had outside of Napa Valley. I’m really proud of what Matt is doing.”

— Steve Lavin - Former UCLA & St. John's Basketball Coach & ESPN/Fox Sports Broadcaster


“Matt continues to impress everyone with his ability to make consistently great wines. ”

— Andy Heyward - Genius Brands CEO - Creator of Inspector Gadget


“I am very impressed by how Matt has approached his winemaking career. Trying to make a great product, using very moderate financial means, learning from the best, networking and being very humble.”

— Horst Leitner - Aldi Corp Vice President