Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

StoneTree Vineyard

(509) 778-4078

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About Us


Our vineyard proudly supplies winemakers with the best selection of grapes available. We are lucky to have 2 experienced professionals at the helm of our vineyard. They have the skills and experience to make sure you always receive quality products.

History

Saddle Mountain Vineyards, LLC (SMV) was started by Tedd Wildman and Mark Wheeler in 2000 as a holding company for wholly-owned vineyard properties. SMV is an LLC owned by a total of 5 partners, including Mark and Tedd.

StoneTree Vineyard

StoneTree Vineyard is built on 257 acres leased on a 25-year lease from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. Several of the best vineyards on the Wahluke Slope lie on the lower elevations between the Columbia and StoneTree Vineyard.

Northeast Corner of Vineyard

Biographies

Tedd Wildman

Tedd is an Indiana farm boy who moved to Washington to pursue a Master of Science in entomology at Washington State University in 1981. That brought him to Prosser and the WSU experiment station, where he met his bride to be, German native Anke Freimuth. They now have 3 teenage children, James, Ben, and Becky.

After working many years as a private consultant for tree fruit, hops, and wine grape growers, Tedd and Mark Wheeler together began to develop StoneTree Vineyard in the year 2000.

Mark Wheeler

Mark Wheeler is a physician who started a medical software company in the early 80's. That company went public in 1994 and merged with a larger medical software company in 1997 of which he is a member of the board of directors. He has numerous agricultural investments. Mark is now retired. He is active in the wine industry and is currently the chairman of the board of the Washington Wine Industry Foundation.

Tedd Wildman
Mark Wheeler