Chrysalis Vineyards in Middleburg, VA is looking for cellar technicians to work with our winemaking team for harvest 2019. We are the world's leading producer of Norton and also grow Albariño, Viognier, Petit Verdot, Petit Manseng, Tannat, Fer Servadou, Graciano, Nebbiolo, and Tinta Cão. You will work with an enthusiastic and experienced winemaking team consisting of an assistant winemaker and consulting winemaker. Duties consist of normal harvest operations such as equipment operation, sanitation, punch downs, and pump overs along with other cellar logistics such as handling cases of wine for delivery to the tasting room. We're looking for conscientious and detail-oriented individuals. You will work with traditional winemaking techniques such as barrel fermentation and malolactic fermentation as well as carbonic maceration and uninoculated fermentations.
-legal to work the USA
-ability to lift 50 pounds
-physically able to climb ladders and steps, be on your feet for extended periods of time in an environment that can be warm, cool, or wet
-follow safe operating procedures, good housekeeping practices and standard operating procedures
-follow verbal and written instructions
-work extended hours on limited notice during the height of crush
-housing and transportation are not available for this position
The position will start about 9/1/19 and continue through November. There may be an opportunity to continue working through the following spring.
Please include a brief cover letter along with your resume.