More than 250 years of sparkling winemaking experience and ancestors who defined innovation helped to form today's CHANDON California, which continues the tradition of discovery and passion for great winemaking.
Join us for Harvest and gain valuable hands-on experience from one of California’s premier sparkling wineries.
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.
-Create and maintain an Excel spreadsheet documenting grape receiving, juice movements and additions
-Cellar work order Data entry in our Winemaking software for grape and juice receiving and all cellar movement from juice pressing to fermentations
-Selection of tanks for juice settling and racking of juice into selected tanks for primary fermentation with all necessary additions
-Record and Monitor fermentation process. Temperature and Brix every day
-Troubleshoot cooling system and cascade issues to Cellar Supervisor or Winemaking team and maintenance team in case of any problem
-Coordinate daily winemaking tasting and trials
-Coordinate with laboratory and cellar regarding work orders, samples and analysis
-Cellar and lab support as needed
-Education: High school diploma or GED required
-Bachelor’s degree in food science and / or Enology preferred or 4 to 6 years equivalent experience required
-Minimum 1-year winery cellar 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
Technical & Management Skills
-Previous experience in sparkling wine operations preferred but not required
-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
-Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers and with different departments to coordinate a result
Personal & Interpersonal Skills
-Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
CHANDON California is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.