|The People of Clarbec, Inc., and Madrone Vineyard Management
President, Madrone Vineyard Management
Clarence Jenkins started farming 45 years ago when his father first introduced him to the essentials of grape growing. Eager to learn more, Clarence has not only learned through practicing the art of farming, but also studied hard to earn a degree in viticultural science. Devoted to the ideals of stewardship and land preservation, Clarence has continued to take courses throughout the years to stay abreast of the best thinking on sustainable agricultural practices and vineyard management.
CFO Madrone Vineyard Management & CEO, Clarbec, Inc.
When her children began to express an interest in the family business of growing grapes in Sonoma County, Becky Jenkins had to stop and think about what legacy she and her husband were creating for their family. Knowing what a difficult job farming can be Becky and her husband decided it was time to take their knowledge of growing outstanding grapes and apply that to the business of making great wine.
Chief of Vineyard Operations Madrone Vineyard Management & VP of Sales CLARBEC Wines
Isaac Jenkins has worked along side his father almost all of his life. Under the apprenticeship of Clarence Jenkins he has learned the particulars of grape growing and plays a vital role at Madrone Vineyard Management. he responsible for employee supervision, daily field operations including scheduling, all pesticide-fungicide applications and reporting, and client relations.
Isaac’s love for the vine began at a very young age when he would follow his father and grandfather around the ranch they cared and lived for. When Becky needed someone to sell the wine, Isaac stepped in and quickly learned when you believe in something it is easy to sell. Isaac is currently going to school at Fresno State University of California, with aspirations of gaining a Masters degree in enology and minors in chemistry and viticulture. With Isaac’s experience in grape growing and a degree in wine making, the Jenkins’ family believes Isaac will become an unbeatable wine maker.
Marketing Manager, CLARBEC, Inc.
Being the daughter of Clarence and Becky Jenkins, Sara has always shared the same passion for Sonoma Valley and it’s farmers, that her parents have. When her parents shared they would like to produce their own wine, Sara couldn’t think of a better way to show the world her family’s legacy. With her passion for her family and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications and minor in Marketing, Sara Metzger is ready to prove to the world: grape growers make the best wine.
Adminstrative Assistant, CLARBEC, Inc.
Emily is new to the wine industry but already showing a lot of promise. When Sara realized she needed help keeping the office organized and with inside sales she asked Emily to lend her a hand. She brings energy and new ideas to the team.