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Harvest Intern/Assistant Winemaker

Benmarl Winery

Marlboro, NY

Job Description:

Job Description:

Benmarl Winery, located in the heart of the Hudson River Region AVA, is seeking a harvest intern for the 2014 crush. We are looking for a focused individual with a strong work ethic to join our team to aid in all aspects of harvest. Applicants must be willing to work varying shifts, holidays and overtime. We are a small (4,000 case/year) winery who is passionate about growing and crafting fine wines and having fun while doing it. This position will start early August through December. Long term employment is a possibility depending on performance.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Fruit sampling
Cleaning and sanitizing Equipment (Tanks, hoses, pumps, crusher, press etc)
Crushing and destemming
Monitoring press cycles
Inoculations and additions
Monitoring Fermentations
Basic lab work (TA, pH, SO2, Sugar and ML monitoring)
Racking wines and juice
Operating forklift

Candidates must also possess:

Reliable transportation
Previous experience
Ability to perform physical tasks (lift 50lbs., climb ladders, move equipment etc.)
A willingness to work as a team as well as perform tasks unsupervised
A sense of humor

Compensation is dependent on experience

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, July 11th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Salary Information:
Depending on experiance


Contact Information
Benmarl Winery
Matthew Spaccarelli