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Job Description:

Realm Cellars is a premium winery located in Stag’s Leap District, Pritchard Hill, and Calistoga. As part of a small crew, you will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of wine production. You will learn technical and sensory skills and have the chance to not just taste our wines, but top wines from all over the world! Experience is preferred but we are also willing to train.

The Realm Harvest Cellar Intern assists the cellar team with all day-to-day harvest operations including receiving grape trucks, sanitizing tanks, hoses, pipelines, general cleaning, and any other winery related tasks. We are a team of organized, positive, hard-working individuals who focus on achieving quality at the highest level while being efficient in the process and thorough in our winemaking. Ideal candidates have prior harvest/cellar or manual labor experience involving consistent heavy lifting.

All interns will be eligible for a $300 per month housing stipend.

This temporary position will start in August and end in November. There is potential to transition into full-time depending on position availability and performance.

Set up equipment to receive and process grapes
Assist in pressing both red and whites – includes press loading, unloading, press cleaning
Receive and process red grapes
Punch downs and pump overs, drains, and dig outs
Tank set up and sanitation
Barrel work that includes prepping, filling barrels, topping, and racking
Yeasting and nutrient additions
Perform general housekeeping and cleaning tasks (e.g., sweeping, scooping up debris, using water hoses/pressure washers for wash-down of grounds or buildings, etc.)
Clean and sanitize tanks pumps, fittings, and miscellaneous equipment as directed
Operate cleaning equipment and tools to clean cellar floors, walls, tank pads, outside and inside of tanks, and walkways
Other duties as assigned

Must be 18 years or older upon starting employment
Must be available to work full-time hours (40 hours per week) plus overtime
1-2 years of cellar experience preferred or 2+ years’ experience performing manual labor involving consistent heavy lifting. Experience in a production or manufacturing environment is ideal.
Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand instructions in English; Spanish speaking a plus
Ability to multitask, work independently, and with a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Must be flexible with a highly variable shift schedule (i.e., varying start and end times based on production schedule)
Operation of basic hand tools
Forklift certified/skills a plus
Must have an excellent safety, work performance, and attendance record
Prioritize work while being able to adapt to changing priorities
Demonstrate reliability and punctuality, work effectively in a team/crew environment, and adhere to all safety regulations and operating procedures

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, May 16th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level:
$‌2O.OO ‍−‌ $25.OO $300/mo housing stipend