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


Craig & Vicki


Favorite Maryhill wine:
Reserve Cabernet
Sauvignon, Reserve



In 1999, Craig and Vicki Leuthold founded Maryhill Winery determined to share their passion of wine with others, and haven’t looked back since. Craig and Vicki continue to oversee all aspects of the winery’s operation, with a strong focus on marketing and sales. They live on site at Maryhill with the winery’s resident kitty, Valentine. 

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."

Dirk Richardson

Production Manager

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By managing daily operations, he 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.

Jerry Parks

National Sales Manager

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Jerry got hooked on the wine business right out of college and has spent his career divided between working for a winery or a distributor in both retail and restaurant environments.  He is a level one sommelier in the Court of Master Sommelier’s and a CSW with the Society of Wine educators.  In his free time, Jerry enjoys spending time with his family as well as cooking, home projects, golf and baseball. 

Rich Marshall

Regional Sales

Favorite Maryhill wine:
Winemaker's Red



When Rich first met Craig and Vicki at a winemaker’s dinner, his future with Maryhill was sealed. As one of the winery’s longest standing employees, Rich represents Maryhill at tastings and events, as well as helps out on busy weekends in the tasting room. Rich is active in the Goldendale community and can be spotted cruising The Gorge on his Harley or in the garden with his wife.

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!

Meagan Padgett

Custom Label, Sales &
Marketing Coordinator

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Originally a Columbia Gorge native, Meagan has witnessed Maryhill's amazing success throughout the years.  She happily transitioned from a patron to a member of Maryhill's Sales & Marketing team in 2014 and brings a diverse set of skills including copywriting, media relations and event management.  Meagan manages Maryhill's custom label program and supports Maryhill's sales and marketing initiatives.  

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 2,100 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

Tours & Custom
Events Director

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.

Lonnie Anderson

Shipping Coordinator

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Lonnie joined the Maryhill team February 2014 as a part time server in the tasting room. Now she is the full time shipping coordinator. She enjoys exploring the beautiful Columbia Gorge area as she has spent most of her life In the Portland/Vancouver area. She plays the piano, putters around in the garden, bike rides, plays softball, racquetball, and just generally likes any kind of physical activity.