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Rusack Vineyards Harvest Internship

Rusack Vineyards

solvang, CA

Job Description:

Rusack Vineyards Harvest 2019 Intern Position

Rusack Vineyards is a boutique winery located in Solvang, California dedicated to producing world-class wines. We are searching for enthusiastic harvest interns to be involved in all aspects of achieving this goal. The right candidates will be willing to work long hours and weekends in a fast paced environment. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the best grapes that Santa Barbara County has to offer.

Our ideal candidate will:
- Have a desire to begin a career in the wine industry
- Have some knowledge of chemistry, food science, viticulture, or a related field
- Be able to prioritize, and re-prioritize daily duties based on an ever changing harvest schedule
- Be willing to get dirty; sorting grapes, cleaning tanks/barrels/equipment, punch-downs, and fermentation analysis
- Be detail oriented and organized; following and ensuring timely completion of written work orders and verbal instructions
- Be able to stand for long periods and lift approximately 50 pounds on a regular basis
- Learn from more experienced members of the harvest crew
- Be available August through November, depending on harvest needs

What you will gain:
- A detailed understanding of how each decision is made to ensure that our wines maintain the highest level of quality, from grape to glass
- Experience running basic chemistry, checking dissolved oxygen and densities
- A strong, quality-oriented, foundation for your future wine industry career

Contact Information
Rusack Vineyards
Geoff Boyd

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, May 24th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help

Contact Information:

Rusack Vineyards
Geoff Boyd