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Harvest Internship

Williams Selyem Winery

Healdsburg, CA

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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 hardworking, passionate, detail-oriented, and fun individuals to fill out our 2022 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
•  Topping, cleaning, etc.

•  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 lift 50 lbs
•  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, and 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 in 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:
Friday, January 14th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level:

Contact Information:

Williams Selyem Winery
Jen Jones