Everything at Maryhill is driven by the passion of the people behind it.   



Craig & Vicki


Favorite Maryhill wine:
Reserve Cabernet
Sauvignon, Reserve



Originally hailing from Spokane, Washington, Craig, a business graduate from Washington State University, and Vicki, who was born into an entrepreneurial family, saw great potential for a winery located at the southern tip of the Columbia Valley AVA. Determined to share their passion of wine with others, Craig and Vicki founded Maryhill Winery in 1999, opened its doors in 2001, and haven’t looked back since. Craig is a Board Member of the Washington Wine Institute and previous Board Member of Wine America.

Richard Batchelor


Favorite Maryhill wine:
Cabernet Sauvignon



Richard is a highly acclaimed winemaker with an extensive knowledge of viticulture and a passion for making amazing wine full of intense flavors and complexity.  Joining Maryhill in 2009, he is responsible for directing all production activities at the winery, including winemaking, bottling, vineyard grower relations and harvest coordination.  In 2013, Richard was named "Indy International Winemaker of the Year" and has crafted a number of "Top 25" wines from Wine Spectator.

Dirk Richardson

Production Manager

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By managing daily operations, Dirk ensures production runs smoothly on the winemaking side of things.  In his spare time he can be found riding his mountain bike, skiing, or hunting with his dog Buck.

Cassie Courtney

Sales & Marketing Director,
Graphic Design, Advertising

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Joining Maryhill in 2013 with a background and strength in brand identity, advertising and promotions, she enjoys working as the Marketing Director and providing in-house graphic design and brand management. You can reach out to her through Maryhill's social media or you may see her behind a camera at one of our big events!

Shyla Newton

Wine Club Administrator

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Shyla was a longtime admirer of the winery before she joined the team in 2009. She enjoys the diverse nature of her work, which includes: planning special events, management of club-exclusive benefits & programs, giving personal one-on-one service to her members and has helped grow the wine clubs to more than 3,500 members. On her time off she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, and is active in the AKC sport of purebred dogs.

Maureen Lee

Retail Operations
Manager, Terrace Music
Booking Agent

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Maureen came to Maryhill in 2002, translating her experience with corporate buying and restaurant management to the operations of the family-run winery. Starting as tasting room manager, she now manages retail relationships, coordinates on-site events and stocks the gift shop. In her free time, she can be found teaching dance or exploring her passion for good music, food and books. 

Miles Clarke

Tasting Room Manager

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Miles, originally an England native, joined the Maryhill team as Tasting Room Manager in May 2015.  He is a level one sommelier in the Court of Master Sommelier’s and along with a passion for wine is also an avid craft beer connoisseur spending countless hours at home honing his craft as a homebrewer.  Miles takes advantage of the many recreational oppotunities in the region: he enjoys hiking, camping, fly fishing and loves to Golf.

Liz Clark

Assistant Tasting Room

Favorite Maryhill wine:
Reserve Zinfandel


Joining Maryhill in April 2015, Liz brings a background in travel and tourism and enjoys meeting with guests and sharing the story of Maryhill Winery. In addition to wine, Liz’s passions are traveling the world, gardening, kayaking and hiking with her husband and playing with her four grandchildren.

Rick Newton

Reserve Room
Specialist and Educator,
Tour & Tasting Host

Favorite Maryhill wine:
Reserve Syrah


As a retired High School, Skydiving, Scuba Diving and Sailing teacher, Rick found he had a bit too much time on his hands and began his career at Maryhill in 2009 as a volunteer.  Now, you'll often find Rick behind the bar in the exclusive Reserve Room where he continues to share his love of learning through wine education.