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Harvest 2021 Internship

Williams Selyem Winery

Sonoma County, CA

Job Description:

Williams Selyem Winery is a leading producer of small-batch Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays, and Zinfandels located in the Russian River Valley. We are a team that is passionate about crafting exceptional wines that express the uniqueness of the extraordinary vineyard sites we work with.

We are hiring for hardworking, passionate, detail-oriented, and fun individuals to fill out our 2021 harvest crew. The Williams Selyem Harvest Interns work closely with the winemaking team and play a crucial role in crafting our wines.

Duties include:
•  Fermentation management: punch downs and foot treading
•  Crush pad operations: grape receival and processing.
•  Draining tanks by gravity, pressing, and Barrel filling
•  Yeast and bacteria culture propagation and inoculations
•  Grape maturity sampling and processing
•  As well as, topping, cleaning, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:
•  At least one harvest experience and previous forklift experience is preferred.
•  General knowledge of winemaking and viticulture
•  Ability to climb, bend, stand for prolonged lengths of time, and be able to lift 50lbs.
•  Ability to work long, flexible hours through busy harvest time.
•  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by start of internship.
•  Ability to lawfully work in the USA.

Candidates should be very organized, accurate, be able to efficiently multi-task. Successful interns have a good understanding of winemaking concepts and have a positive attitude. We strive to form a diverse crew that works tightly together so being a team player is key.

The internship begins approximately early August and continues through October. There is an opportunity to work for an extended period post-harvest depending on individual performance. Hourly pay rate is determined based on experience.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, February 23rd
Type of Work:
Harvest Help

Contact Information:

Williams Selyem Winery
Jessica Gilmore