A highly experience olive oil maker and mill operator with a long affiliation with Long Meadow Ranch, Sean was our Orchard Manager & Olive OIl Maker during 2012 on a part-time basis. In April 2013 Sean became our fulltime Olive Oil Maker & Facilities Superitendent.
Previously, Sean played a key role in training oil makers and mill operators for us over many years. Sean has many years of experience as a mill operator and oil maker at The Olive Press in Sonoma county and at Round Pond in nearby Rutherford. He also has operated his own landscaping business as well as a specilaity maintenance business focuing on olive trees, Napa Valley Olive Tree Company.
Sean is now responsible for all of the functions associated with olive oil production, including orchard agricultural practices, maintenance and operation of our olive oil mill, lot selection and blending, and overseeing olive oil bottling and final packaging.
As Facilities Superintendent., Sean oversees the maintenance and repair of all facilities under management by Long Meadow Ranch, including those located at Mayacamas Estate, Rutherford Estate, 738 Main Street, Tomales Farm & Dairy, and at our St. Helena and Yountville residential rental properties. Sean plans and organizes all of the work involved in maintenance and administration of our facilities, equipment, and grounds.