Pedernales Cellars is a boutique winery established in 2006. Located in Stonewall, near Fredericksburg, TX, in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country, we specialize in high quality wines. Our production facility features the largest underground barrel cellar in Texas. Pedernales wines are available at our tasting room, fine dining venues and specialty retail stores throughout Texas.
Pedernales Cellars is currently looking for full-time Cellar Workers and Cellar Worker Interns to work in our 15,000-case winery. Start date is mid to late June for either position, with an end date of Oct 1 for interns. Housing location assistance is a possibility.
Cellar Workers are ultimately responsible for the execution of the winemaking plan and wine production. Duties include but are not limited to:
Daily cellar functions relating to juice and wine including racking, additions, pumping, fining and filtering
Operation of all cellar equipment, including filters, presses, and crush equipment competently while following all relevant safety procedures
Barrel work including; set up, filling, pumping out, topping, sanitizing and barrel maintenance to ensure their good condition.
Performs sanitation duties in all areas of cellar operations including tanks, barrels and wine equipment according to company procedures
Assists in the receiving and processing of grapes
Completes and follows work orders accurately as instructed by winemaker
Performs work safely and follows company procedures at all times
Operation of forklift to include barrel stacking and bin dumping
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous winery/brewery/vineyard experience
Willing to work flexible work schedule with overtime as requested to accommodate the needs of cellar and vineyard, especially during bottling and harvest
Team player mentality, passion, and enthusiasm for winemaking
Thorough understanding of cellar machinery
Ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to solve problems in a creative and innovative manner
Strong attention to detail, producing a high level of accurate results
Fluent English, both written and verbal with the ability to read and write in English
Previous forklift certification preferred
Ability to work independently without constant supervision
Ability to lift 50 lbs or more
Valid Unrestricted Driver’s License required
Please also detail your relevant skills, interests, and / or experiences when responding.
Job Type: Full-time
Start Date: Mid to Late June