Villa Toscano Inc., is now hiring an experienced Assistant Winemaker, who has the desire to be part of our winemaking team. We own (2) wineries one mile apart, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, 40 miles east of Sacramento, Ca. Owners Erika and Jerry Wright, would like to find a person who wants to further their career and knowledge, by working with one of the top winemakers in the U.S. We are a destination location, with great wines, onsite food at both locations, and a loyal client base.
We are looking for someone with a B.S. degree I Oenology or related studies. Who is experienced in all phase of winemaking from the growing of the grapes, to the final bottling of wine. That person should have experience in the cellar leading by example. We would like a person that has extensive experience with fermentation, racking, fining, filtering, barrel maintenance, cellar sanitation, preforming lab work, and is familiar, or wants to learn how to decide when the grapes should be harvested from our vineyards. We would like to find a person that is familiar with bottling wines, with our bottling line.
Written and verbal skills are a must, and extensive skills with a winemakers data base, including the TTB reporting and other required government reports.
You must be able to lift 60 pounds, be able to stand, stoop, bend for long periods of time. Be able to work in confined spaces, and all weather conditions.
Please send your salary requirement.