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Cellar Hand

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars

Lodi, NY

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Job Description:

Seeking a cellar hand for the winemaking team at Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars in the beautiful Finger Lakes wine region of New York State. Since 1990, Lamoreaux Landing has been a leader in the production of food-friendly cool-climate wines from 100% estate grown fruit.
•  This entry-level position reports directly to the winemaker and will be trained for the efficient operation of all cellar equipment including, but not limited to, the safe operation of all pumps, presses, filters, mixers, bottling line, and other tools required in the performance of tasks set out by the winemaker. The successful candidate will possess a solid understanding of winemaking and winemaking equipment, a strong work ethic and understand the importance of safety, cleanliness, teamwork and respect.

Major Responsibilities:

•  Responsible for the safe operation of winemaking equipment to support the daily cellar plan.
•  Understands and complies with all safety procedures and rules for equipment and confined spaces, including training and PPE.
•  Ensures work orders are executed in a timely fashion and all quality parameters are met.
•  Responsible for cleaning barrels, tanks, fermentation bins, pumps, hoses, as well as transferring wine from vessel to vessel.
•  Participates in the grape receiving process and juice/wine production operations during harvest.
•  Participates in fining, filtering, bottling and warehousing as necessary.
•  Participates in vineyard work as necessary.
•  Fork-lift operation with completed training.
•  Executes special projects and other assignments related to production and winemaking.
•  Contributes to continuous improvement of winemaking processes and procedures.
•  Maintains cleanliness of the wine cellar and related areas.

Qualifications
•  Current valid driver’s License.
•  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry moderately weighted objects.
•  On-the-job training will be provided for the right candidate. Knowledge of viticulture and winemaking practices and/or knowledge of chemistry is a plus but not required.



Standard work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Candidate must be flexible with their schedule to support other operations as needed, especially during harvest.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Many benefits, including company provided health insurance plan and retirement plan.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, January 14th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level

Contact Information:

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars
Josh Wig