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2018 Harvest Intern

Ram's Gate Winery

Sonoma, CA

Job Description:

Harvest Intern Position
Ram’s Gate Winery is a boutique, luxury, direct to consumer winery focusing on single vineyard designate wines. We are seeking a motivated, hardworking, and detail oriented cellar interns for the 2018 wine harvest. We work with a number of varietals focusing on but not limited to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. You will work within a small winemaking team on all aspects of harvest winery operations. Our winery has a strong focus on hospitality underlining the importance of maintaining a clean, well-organized and presentable facility.
Internship will last from Early August thru November.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

•  Various aspects of winery operations and crush work:
o Operation of harvest equipment
o Equipment sanitation
o Wine/must movements
o Additions to wines/musts
o Pump-overs/punch-downs
o Fermentation monitoring
o Barrel work
o General winery clean up
•  All cellar crew members work well with others and independently
•  Prioritizes daily work to ensure efficient use of time and completion of assigned work.
•  Assist with the processing of all incoming fruit
•  Operate all winery machinery safely and effectively

SKILLS

•  Passionate about wine making.
•  Highly accurate, organized and detail oriented, with strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
•  Self-motivated and willing to assume additional responsibilities.
•  Possess high standards of ethics and integrity
•  Harvest Experience a plus as well as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Experience.
•  Must be able to communicate effectively in English, written and spoken.
•  Able to lift 50 pounds, frequently and more than 50 pounds occasionally.
•  Able to stand for long periods of time on hard and sometimes slippery surfaces.
•  Flexibility to work until the job gets done during peak hours sometimes 6-7 days a week during harvest season.

If you would like to join us in making great wines this harvest, please e-mail your resume and cover letter.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 13th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help