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Harvest Coordinator - Newton Vineyard

Newton Vineyard

St. Helena, CA

Job Description:

Join us for harvest this year and gain incredible hands-on experience working with a great team!

Assist the Winemaking team in performing and coordinating grape arrival, juice processing to fermentation stages for the harvest season.

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are only able to consider US national candidates at this time.

Responsibilities:
-Coordinate, with guidance of the Assistant Winemaker, Grape Receiving and Juice Processing: scheduling and writing work orders to prepare the press pad for fruit arrival and juice to fermentation stages of harvest
-Create and maintain an Excel spreadsheets documenting grape receiving, juice movements and additions
-Coordinate juice and wine shipping including bill of lading management
-Selection of tanks for juice settling, and racking of juice into selected tanks for primary fermentation with all necessary additions
-Daily collect data monitoring fermentation and update excel fermentation graph
-Participate in juice / wine tasting and decisions
-Working with the winemaking team towards management of yeast and bacteria cultures, and must inoculation
-Coordinate winemaking trials
-Coordinate with laboratory and cellar regarding work orders and analysis
-Cellar and lab support as needed

Requirements:
-Minimum 1 year winery cellar experience and lab experience
-Knowledge or ability to learn safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals
-Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures
-Ability to be trained in confined space entry process and procedures
-Computer skills including Word processing, Data base and spreadsheet.
-Knowledge of cellar operations and specific activities of cellar functions
-Skill in project management and/or logistics
-Skill in mathematics wine additions based on formulas
-Skill in lab analysis and reading lab results
-Ability to organize and detail work process
-Ability to use Microsoft products such as Word and Excel
-Ability to work flexible work shifts and schedules

Benefits:
-Health Insurance
-401 Contributions
-Sick Days
-Wine discounts

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, June 30th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
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