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Harvest Intern

Pahlmeyer Winery

Calistoga, CA

Job Description:

Pahlmeyer, a family owned winery in Napa Valley, is looking for a passionate and dedicated Cellar Worker to join our 2018 harvest production team. At Pahlmeyer, we are committed to creating a dynamic and focused environment, allowing us to craft Napa Valley wines of the utmost quality. In achieving excellence in winemaking, we also seek to create and support opportunities for all employees to develop long-term careers and pursue lifelong learning.

Pahlmeyer cellar workers are accountable for performing all cellar activities under the overall guidance of our Cellar Master. Essential duties and responsibilities:
•  Complete all cellar procedures, with great attention to detail
•  Adhere to precise standards of cellar cleanliness and sanitation.
•  Assist in all winery responsibilities including: receiving fruit, pump overs, additions to fermentation vessels, collecting samples, draining, red and white pressing, barrel stirring, barreling down, transporting barrels and grapes.
•  Maintain detailed and accurate records of work performed.
•  Aptitude and ability to work with pumps, filtration, gases, fittings, hoses, tanks and other equipment used in cellar and winemaking processes.
•  Follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies
•  Follow directions under minimal supervision.
•  Thorough knowledge and application of sanitation, wine movement, topping, barrel maintenance, and winery equipment.
•  Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
•  Demonstrated ability to follow precise instructions with accurate results.

Key among the requirements will be a positive attitude, strong work ethic and a drive for quality. Furthermore, candidates must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work for extended hours, including weekends. Interested and qualified candidates should send a complete resume and cover letter to For further information, please visit

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, April 16th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help

Contact Information:

Pahlmeyer Winery
Stephen Sullivan