- Homepage for the Wine Industry
Created and Managed by WBM

winejobs > job details

Seasonal General Winery Worker - Stonestreet Wi...

Jackson Family Wines

Healdsburg, CA

Job Description:

Join the Stonestreet Estate Vineyards Production Team for the 2020 harvest! Located in Alexander Valley, we source our fruit from world-class estate vineyards in Sonoma County to produce primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines. Other varietals we work with include Semillon, Syrah, Petit Syrah, Petit Verdot, Riesling, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir. We focus on producing high quality single vineyard designate wines maintaining separation of each vineyard block, showcasing the unique characteristics of each one.

Successful candidates will be exposed to a wide range of tasks and learning a variety of ultra-premium winemaking techniques. We are seeking team-oriented, hardworking, self-starters with a high attention to detail.

Under the general direction of the Cellarmaster, the seasonal winery workers are responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to:

Cleaning and sanitizing all winery equipment and facility

Red fermentation management - pump overs, punch downs, rack & returns, temperatures

Racking and pumping of juice and wine

Moving hoses and equipment

Making chemical additions to juice and wine

Filling, topping, and racking barrels

Obtaining lab samples

Operating crusher, presses, and lees filter

Forklift operation moving barrels and bins

Following and observing all safe cellar practices

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

We are looking for someone who enjoys the winemaking process and is able to work in a fast-paced environment. We provide weekly harvest lunches and safety incentives.

Background and Experience:

Prior winery and vineyard experience and/or education in related field preferred. Must have ability to communicate effectively in English with good skills in reading, writing, and basic math. Must be able to work safely around equipment, electrical outlets, and chemicals. Individuals selected for this position must be reliable, detail-oriented, and have good work ethic. Must be able to work varying shifts, weekends and overtime as needed particularly during the harvest season. Must be able to provide proof of ability to work in the United States.

Physical Demands:

This position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, and regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, August 1st
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Reference No: