Experience

Constellation Brands, Bulk Shipping Coordinator

2013-2014

  • Coordinate land and ocean freight of incoming bulk wine. This includes interfacing with the following parties:
    • Freight forwarders
    • Freight carriers
    • US Customs
    • Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
  • Receive inbound bulk wine and manage inventory supply through online systems.
  • A liaison between the cellar, lab, and winemakers on all daily bulk wine operations
  • Worked directly with bottling department on daily bottling operations
  • Create daily reports on all bulk wine movements
  • Create daily reports on all wine analysis and coordinate bottling movements with winemakers. 

Anderson Island Vineyard, Pruning Hand

2015

Cane pruned tow acres of vines

Domaine de L'Antenet, Harvest Hand

2015

  • Berry sampled, leafed, and harvested fruit
  • Bottling & Labeling

Robert Clay Vineyard, Harvest Hand

2016, 2017

  • Berry sampled, leafed, and harvested fruit
  • Received macro bins at crush pad and processed fruit for fermentation 
  • Pressed and barreled down finished wine for aging 
  • Barrel racking, washing, stacking with forklift, barrel topping and assisting in running inventories
    * Responsible for sanitation in all areas of cellar operations
  •  Pump overs and punch downs

La Garagista, Assistant Winemaker

2016 - Present

  • Working side by side with winegrower assisting in managing vineyard-specific viticultural practices including vine training, pest and disease identification, pruning, thinning, canopy management, fruit quality management, harvest, etc. using organic and biodynamic practices.
  • Working side by side with winemaker and hands on in all areas of wine production and cellar work.
 

rEFERENCES

Deirdre Heekin & Caleb Barber
La Garagista Farm & Winery
Email: lagaragista@gmail.com
Tel: 802 234 9266
www.lagaragista.com

 

Dan McLaughlin
Robert Clay Vineyards
Email: dan@robertclayvineyards.com
Tel: 512 633 8086
www.robertclayvineyards.com

 

Philippe Bessières
Domaine de L'Antenet
Email: domaine.lantenet@laposte.net
Tel: 05 65 36 41 89
www.domainedelantenet.com

 

Dave Brodrick
Worthy Burger | Worthy Kitchen | Blind Tiger
Email: dcbrodrick@gmail.com
Tel: 917 743 5578
 

 

Tim Decker
Altbrau
Email: tim@altbrau.com
Tel: 559 288 6029
www.altbrau.com

 

Alan Buckley & Gayle TenBrink
Anderson Island Vineyard
Email: andersonislandvineyards@gmail.com
Tel: 360 480 0789
www.andersonislandvineyards.com/