WILLAMETTE VALLEY - LACHINI VINEYARDS is seeking several harvest interns for the upcoming 2019 vintage.
We produce approx. 8,000 cases of ultra-premium Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Rose’ ourced almost exclusively from our Biodynamically farmed Estate Vineyard as well as & Cabernet Sauvignon from other reputable vineyards (including WA & CA). You will get to work at our new winery facility in Tualatin, OR while also some work at our vineyard located in Newberg, Oregon.
Previous vintage experience working inside a winery is preferential as is winemaking coursework. Open to those desiring to further their wine education who work in the restaurant industry. Forklift experience a bonus. Intern positions will last for approximately 9-12 weeks, generally from the mid-end of September into November. There is a potential for one intern to remain on as a cellar master or cellar assistant.
Must be able to work long, variable hours including weekends and have a good understanding of the wine making process and a passion for Pinot Noir.
You will get to participate in EVERY facet of harvest/crush - vintage work includes but is not limited to: fruit sampling, lab analysis, fruit sorting, pump overs, punch downs, additions, fermentation monitoring, lab work, barrel work & racking, pressing, labs & fermentation monitoring and lots of cleaning.