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Assistant Winemaker

Trump Winery

Charlottesville, VA

Job Description:

Are you an Enologist or Assistant Winemaker looking to further your career in wine? Are you hoping to work for a winery that cares for it's employees, offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and produces some of the finest wine in North America? If so, Trump Winery may be the place for you!

This position will provide winemaking, technical and supervisory support to the winemaker. The Assistant Winemaker will assist in bottling, cellar, lab, and winemaking operations, laboratory analysis, planning, and inventory control.

Position: Assistant Winemaker

Location: 20 minutes south of Charlottesville, Virginia

Wage: Competitive, DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, vision, 401k, ample PTO, company discounts, company travel discounts, and more

Responsibilities include:

-Maintains quality control management of the barrel cellar and tanks
-Insure priorities, protocols and accuracy
-Setup and participate in experiments, collect data and provide summary
-Ability to taste wine at various levels of the winemaking process
-Arrange and participate in sensory analysis, blending, fining and quality control
-Assist with data entry and management
-Ensure a continuous clean and sanitized cellar
-Maintains cellar inventories; and will be responsible for ordering supplies
-Performs all cellar functions including but not limited to sanitation, barrel preparation, barrel maintenance, equipment maintenance, forklift operations, operating crush equipment, bottlings, and filtrations
-Demonstrate a positive, can do attitude and communication skills that fit well within a team environment
-Ability to work long hours during critical times – harvest and bottling
-Reliability in attendance and punctuality
-Perform other duties as assigned by Winemaker


-Bachelor of Science in Enology or a related field
-3+ years in a similar position
-Ability to speak and write in English, fluently
-Ability to speak and write in Spanish a plus, but not required
-Advanced mathematical abilities
-Ability work on one's feet eight hours per day as well as long hours
-Ability to push pull and lift up to 70 pounds on a regular basis
-Valid driver's license

Trump Winery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other categories protected by federal, state, and local law.

Trump Winery participates in the E-Verify Program (Identity and Employment Eligibility Verification) and uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

Este Empleador participa en E-Verify (Verificación de Documentos de Identidad y Elegibilidad de Empleo).

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Job Posted:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Type of Work:
Full Time
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