Zelma Long

Zelma Long
Zelma Long

ZELMA LONG – Winemaker – Consultant -South Africa

Zelma is widely regarded as a pioneer in the field. She was the first woman to graduate from the UC Davis winemaking programme; was chief winemaker for Robert Mondavi in its early days, and then CEO of several cult wineries, including Simi.

Now, Zelma makes her own wine, Villafonte, in South Africa, and advises several upcoming wineries around the world.