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Cellar Worker and Harvest Intern

Silenus Vintners

Napa, CA

Job Description:

Silenus Vintners is located in the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, between the towns of Napa and Yountville. We produce Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Chardonnay as well as offering “custom crush” services to 15-20 boutique winemaking projects.

We are looking for Harvest Cellar Workers and Harvest Interns for the 2014 harvest.

HARVEST CELLAR WORKER
Responsibilities: Processing fruit (crushing); performing pumpovers and punchdowns; drain and press operations; receiving and labeling barrels; tank and equipment sanitation; and cleaning, cleaning, cleaning.
The position will begin the last week of August and end in late November. Must have some winery experience, a passion for doing the job right, and be a team player. Mechanical aptitude would be a plus. During the height of harvest work will be 6 days a week and up to 12 hours a day.

Requirements:
Some winery experience.
Fluent in English.
Valid US Work Permit.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to climb ladders.

HARVEST INTERN:
This position is direct assistant to the Winemaker/Production Manager.
Primary responsibilities: Monitoring fermentations with daily Brix and temperature readings along with sensory observation; managing harvest database; yeast preparation and nutrient additions; tank cleaning and sanitation; and performing pumpovers and punchdowns. Must have an interest in fine wine production, a passion for doing the job right, and be a team player with a positive attitude. Previous cellar experience is desired, but not required. Must have positive references. The position will begin the last week of August and end in early December. During the height of harvest work will be 6 days a week and up to 12 hours a day.

Requirements:
College level education in science
Fluent in English
Computer literate
Valid US Work Permit.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to climb ladders.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 18th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help

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Contact Information
Silenus Vintners
Brad Smith