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Cellar Master - Sawtooth & Ste. Chapelle Winery

Precept Wine Brands LLC

Caldwell, ID

Job Description:

Job Title: Cellar Master, Sawtooth and Ste Chapelle Winery

Precept Wine is the largest privately owned wine company in the Northwest. We are seamlessly integrated to run our own vineyards, wineries, and world-class tasting rooms. We are seeking a highly organized individual with extensive wine and/or cellar knowledge to join our Sawtooth and Ste Chapelle Winery team. The Cellar Master is responsible for prioritizing, communicating and executing all day-to-day winery cellar functions with the Winemaker and cellar staff in the process of making wine. The right candidate will be highly organized, dependable, and motivated as well as a team player. This position will report directly to the winemaker.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Collaborate directly with the winemaker to insure daily, weekly, and monthly operations are completed timely and efficiently.
- Workflow management of cellar staff to execute daily assigned work orders.
- Quality Control and Oversight of wine and facility.
- Aid in hiring cellar staff for harvest and train new Employees on equipment and the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) of the winery.
- Maintain an organized, clean, and sanitized facility.
- Operate and maintain equipment such as presses, pumps, de-stemmers, forklifts, filters, augers, and distinct size tanks.
- Barrel Management scheduling that includes racking, topping, blending, cleaning and sanitation.
- Ensuring clear communication and delivery of wine to bottling line on specified date having completed wine fining, filtering, and bottle preparation.
- Demonstrates leadership and professionalism and serves as a role model to the cellar team
- Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

3+ years of cellar master experience in a large facility
Must be able to lift 50lbs repeatedly
Forklift certified or willing to get certification
Highly organized and motivated as well as a team player
Work extended hours and weekends when needed for harvest and bottling
Be able to withstand outside weather conditions
Ability to work in an ever changing fast-paced environment and willingness to go the extra mile
Bi-lingual is not necessary but a plus.
Upmost commitment to quality and integrity
Basic computer skills in Word, Excel, and wine tracking programs
For consideration, please include your resume when replying

Precept Wine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefit Eligible Employees are automatically enrolled in three (3) company paid plans:

$30,000.00 Basic Employee Life & AD&D Insurance
Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Plan
The following additional benefits can be purchased for benefit eligible employees:

Medical PPO or HSA Insurance
Dental PPO w/ or w/o Orthodontic Coverage Insurance
Vision Insurance
Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance
Additional Life & AD&D Insurance
Additional Long Term Disability Insurance
Benefit Eligible Employees also accrue paid vacation/sick time for personal use.

Additionally, 401k retirement plan w/ company match eligibility.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 19th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:

Contact Information:

Precept Wine Brands LLC
Grant Wrobel