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Harvest Cellar Intern - Potential for full time

JH Wine Consulting

Healdsburg, CA

Job Description:

Join Jean Hoefliger, consulting winemaker for over 20 premium wineries in Napa, Sonoma, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. Jean’s international acclaim is fueled by the quality of the brands his team makes from start to finish, and that team is looking for an interns to help make these incredible wines. This represents an opportunity to see Jean’s winemaking from crush to barrel and potentially more.

Interns hired into this role will have the benefit of working within a production team that works at multiple facilities. This means that interns may have the opportunity to experience multiple facilities and learn more equipment and techniques than in a typical vintage.

This role has the potential to be hired on full-time post harvest.

Primary Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
-Receiving and processing fruit, crushing, sorting, pressing, etc.
-Operation and cleaning of crush equipment
-Additions to juice, must and wine
-Performing cap management activities (pumpovers, punchdowns, etc)
-Facilitating wine movements: racking, draining, and transfers
-Barrel filling, topping, stirring
-Continuing to top and monitor other vintage wines
-Monitoring Fermentation
-Drain down and dig outs from tanks and presses

Core Requirements:
-Must be computer literate (Word, Excel) with excellent reasoning abilities, outstanding verbal communication skills, and strong data management skills
-Must be able to speak, read, and write fluently English
-Ability to understand and comply with all safety requirements
-Tolerate exposure to outside elements (heat, wet and/or damp conditions, cold)
-Positive attitude and ability to be a team player
-Self-driven problem solver is one way your co-workers would describe you
-Juggling competing interests and prioritizing a list of “to-do’s” is familiar territory
-Your attention to detail allows you to work through multi-step processes with precision and care
-You can take direction, but are also unafraid to ask questions, double check calculations and seek advice/clarification when something is unclear
-Ability to immerse yourself in the work with irregular and often long hours (early mornings, evenings and/or weekends)
-Resilient to physical demands like digging, kneeling and standing for long periods of time
-Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 19th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Category:
Job Level:
$‌21.OO ‍−‌ $24.OO

Contact Information:

JH Wine Consulting
Greg Fitzgerald