Ben Mello, Vineyard Manager

Ben is a native of California’s Central Valley. He started working the Valley’s rich agricultural lands as a teenager, gaining experience in cotton, almonds, alfalfa and grapes. Ben graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Animal Science, then worked for Cal Poly’s Farming Operations for ten years. He was hired at Red Cedar Vineyard and Middleton Family Wines in September, 2008.