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Job Description:

This is an opportunity for someone to gain experience working in world-class estate vineyards in a premier wine-growing region. This position requires carrying out various viticulture and vineyard management tasks. The perfect candidate is hard-working, ambitious, a curious thinker, and a team player.

** $1500 Housing Stipend per Month for Qualified Candidates Relocating

Seasonal, from the first week of May until the end of October.

Essential Functions

•  Monitor vineyards for pests and diseases.
•  Crop Estimation, including cluster counts and weights in estate vineyards.
•  Collect leaf petiole samples and send them to the lab. (Interpret Results)
•  Collect Soil Samples and send them to the lab. (Interpret Results)
•  Release Beneficial Insects for Vine Mealybug control.
•  Monitor and report on phenology and grape maturity.
•  Gather, process, and record grape maturity samples.
•  Collaborate with Farm Labor Contractors on Pesticide use Reports, work orders, record keeping, and day-to-day vineyard operations.

Non-Essential Functions

•  Assist in the planning of vineyard day-to-day operations. Capex development, vine training, irrigation, fertilization, canopy management, and harvest.
•  Assist with irrigation scheduling and monitoring.
•  Monitor, log, and report all Organic farming operations to comply with CCOF regulations
•  Assist in monitoring picking crews during night harvest for quality control. Help with weighing and making sure the delivery truck is loaded properly.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

•  Work is performed primarily outside in the vineyards in all weather conditions.
•  Must be able to work overtime during the growing season.
•  Must be able to work weekends depending on the growing season.
•  Able to lift 50 lbs.
•  Must be able to work extended hours outdoors in inclement weather.
•  Must be able to walk in uneven terrain for extended periods.
•  Willing and able to work flexible hours, including overtime and night shift during harvest, pesticide sprays, and as required.
•  Must be able to pass a pre-hire drug test and physical.


•  Must have excellent communication skills.
•  Punctual, hardworking, and eager to join a progressive viticulture team.
•  Motivated with a strong desire to learn hands-on viticulture operations and work efficiently, with a team-oriented mindset and a keen eye.
•  College degree in a related field or coursework working towards a degree.
•  Knowledge of basic computer programs, including Word and Excel.
•  Valid driver’s license.
•  Reliable transportation, current insurance, and a clean DMV record.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, April 17th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Category:
Job Level:
$‌21.OO ‍−‌ $23.OO