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Harvest Cellar Intern

Heitz Wine Cellars

St. Helena, CA

Job Description:

Cellar Internship

Job Description
Heitz Wine Cellars is a family owned winery, founded in 1961 and known worldwide for producing ultra-premium wines.

We are seeking interns to help with cellar operations at our various winemaking facilities. This is an exciting opportunity with a company dedicated to producing outstanding wines and exemplifying the ongoing tradition of the art of fine winemaking in the Napa Valley. This position is a hands-on role collaborating with the wine making team in all aspects of production to ensure the success of producing a quality product.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):

Production
•  Assists with, and performs, all crush activities
•  Assists with, and performs, wine transfers, racking and blending operations
•  Assists with, and performs, barrel operations
•  Assists in filtration operations
•  Some forklift operations (dumping fruit and forklifting empty and full barrels)
•  Assists in bottling operations

Safety
•  Follows winery, department, and legally mandated safety policies and procedures
•  Reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor immediately

General
•  Communicate with managers and co-workers in a positive manner
•  Follows directions and works with a positive attitude

QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Interested in learning more about premium winemaking and has an enthusiastic outlook on learning by doing.
•  Some knowledge of wine equipment, techniques, and processes a plus.
•  Must be able to read, write, and speak English proficiently.
•  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and take direction.
•  Physically able to lift 60 pounds using safe procedures on a repetitive basis.
•  Can sustain extended periods of standing or walking on concrete floors.
•  Ability to work extended shifts.
•  Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, May 22nd
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Salary Information:
DOE