Curriculum Vitae

Seth M. Long

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATION

● 6 Vintages of Wine Production Experience

● Certified Sommelier International Sommelier Guild

● Proficient in wide range of Cellar duties

● Basic Enology/Wet Chemistry skills

● Fermentation Dynamics and Wine Sensory Analysis

● Viticulture experience

● Spanish as a second language; learning French as a third language

● Business Management experience

● Wine Appraisal, Procurement and Brokering experience

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Winery Intern | Domaine de Montille/Deux Montille | Meursault, Burgundy, France | 9/2012 – 11/2012

● Fermentation management: temperature & density sampling, pigeage, additions, heat-exchange, racking, stillage, barreling, triage/sorting, forklift duties, pump-overs, topping, warehouse/stock logistics and movement, preparation for fining/filtration, maintenance of clean, safe, fun and functional work environment ● Chardonnay & Pinot Noir

Wine Broker & Marketing Consultant | Seler d’Or | Willamette Valley, Oregon | 12/2009 – present

● Wine Brokering, Consulting & Cellar Management: acquisition, inspection, appraisal, market evaluation

● Web copy, Social Media, Brand Development, Design and various aspects of Small Business Consulting

Brand Manager | Dominio IV | McMinnville, OR | 2/2012 – present

● Wine Club & Direct to Consumer Manager, Tasting Room, Events, Compliance/Administration, Social Media, Marketing

● Cellar organization, sampling, paper chromatography, SO2 management, topping

Winery Intern/Sales  | WillaKenzie Estate | Yamhill, OR | Winery 11/2011 – 12/2011 | Sales 1/2012 – present

● Forklift duties, barreling, vineyard, triage/sorting, pump-over, pneumatic punch-down, bladder press operation

● Hospitality & Sales associate

Fermentation Supervisor/Winery Intern | Rhys Vineyards | Santa Cruz Mountains, CA | 8/2011 – 11/2011

● Fermentation management: responsible for multiple 1 ton tanks including pigeage/foot punch-down, glycol management and daily chemical analysis of must (pH, brix, temperature, FOSS Winescan), additions, racking, topping, stillage, barreling, triage/sorting, forklift duties, pump-over, bladder and basket press operation ● Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay

Winery Intern | Akarua | Bannockburn, Central Otago, NZ | 3/2011 – 5/2011

● Forklift duties, topping, racking, barreling, equipment maintenance, fruit reception, compliance, triage/sorting, fermentation monitoring, pneumatic/manual punch-down, pump-over, additions, bladder press operation

● Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chardonnay

Winery & Vineyard Intern/Hospitality & Sales | WillaKenzie Estate | Yamhill, OR7/2010 – 2/2011

● Forklift duties, racking, barreling, vineyard sampling and sample preparation, triage/sorting, pump-over, pneumatic punch-down, bladder press operation, bottling ● Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Gamay, Pinot Meunier

● Winter canopy management: spur/cane pruning, pulling brush and tying canes ● Hospitality & Sales associate

Assistant Sommelier | Joel Palmer House | Dayton, OR | 7/2010 – 9/2010

● Fine-dining guest relations, focus on exceptional and multi-course wine service

Winery Intern | Cana’s Feast Winery | Carlton, OR | 9/2009 – 10/2009

● Sorting, sanitation, sampling, additions, punch-down, fermentation monitoring, press operation, compliance, bottling

● Nebbiolo, Barbera, Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, Counoise, Syrah, Pinot Noir

District ManagerM’jai Restaurant Management Inc.Eugene, OR – 6/2004 – 8/2009

● General management and supervision of operations of 3 restaurants and 1 nightclub (125 employees, 10 managers)

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

Wine Clarification and Stabilization – Chemeketa Community College 2/2012 – 3/2012

Certified Forklift Operator – Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6/2010

Certified Sommelier – International Sommelier Guild – 5/2010

Bachelor of the Arts – Environmental Studies and Geography – University of Oregon – 9/1999 – 6/2004


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