Marty Clubb is the Managing Winemaker and Owner of L’Ecole N° 41, a third–generation, family–owned winery. Founded in 1983, L’Ecole was the third winery in the Walla Walla Valley and under Marty’s leadership, has been named a “Winery of the Year” by Wine & Spirits Magazine sixteen times.
Marty’s ongoing dedication and commitment to the Washington State wine industry are evident in his many leadership roles. He has served more than thirty years on the boards of various wine industry associations, including the Washington Wine Commission, Washington Wine Institute, and WineAmerica. Marty was instrumental in the founding of the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance. He worked with other industry pioneers in the development of the Walla Walla Community College Center for Enology and Viticulture and continues to serve as an emeritus member of its wine advisory board.
He has been the recipient of several distinguished industry awards, most recently the “Rich Smith Award of Excellence” for his contributions to the Washington and American wine industry.
Marty and his wife, Megan, served as co–chairs for the 2015 Auction of Washington Wines. This year, they are excited to partner with the Seattle Seahawks for the Gala auction lot “Where World Champions Are Made.” You can find more information about that lot here.
The Northwest Wine Benefit Foundation, DBA Auction of Washington Wines, is committed to supporting the growth and awareness of the Washington state wine industry through a series of celebrated events benefiting our community. We have raised over $63 million since our inception in 1988.
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