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2014 Harvest Intern

Palisades Wine Company

Calistoga, CA

Job Description:

Palisades Wine Company is a small, Custom Crush winery located in Calistoga, the northern tip of the Napa Valley. Our focus is on ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc from the Napa and Russian River valleys with roughly 200 tons crushed annually.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with an interest in small-batch winemaking to work with us for the 2014 Harvest Season. Our small winemaking team consisting of one Assistant Winemaker and ONE Iconic Napa Valley Winemaker will give you a rare opportunity to work closely with us to further develop your skills as a future Iconic Asst./Winemaker. You will be involved in all aspects of production including:

• Tank & Equipment Sanitation
• Red Sorting/Crushing
• Inoculations
• Pumpovers & Punchdowns
• Red Ferment Monitoring & Additions
• Drain & Press Operations
• Barrel Preparation
• Racking & Barrel Filling
• Topping

Requirements Include:
• Basic working knowledge of winery practices
• Previous cellar experience
• Willing to work long and variable hours, including weekends
• Able to perform demanding physical tasks
• Able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs. (~23kg)
• Able to follow written and oral instruction
• Able to communicate clearly with others

Please send your resume and cover letter to Bobby by email:

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, July 14th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Salary Information:
Depending On Experience


Contact Information
Palisades Wine Company
Bobby Donnell