Dukes Family Vineyards, located in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley is seeking experienced seasonal staff to work in production and winemaking operations for the 2022 vintage. This paid position offers a unique opportunity to work on a variety of tasks at a boutique winery situated in the Eola-Amity AVA.
The harvest position will begin mid September and will run through mid to late November, depending on the season. You should be able to commit to long hours, overtime, and weekend work. Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. repeatedly. We value curious, collaborative, hard workers who thrive in a team environment and are eager to pitch in wherever needed.
Benefits include lunches at the peak of harvest, and dinner when the days run extra-long. Wine education, camaraderie, and the experience of producing wine and handling fruit from the vine to barrel.
Our ideal candidates will have worked one to two previous harvests. Forklift skills and experience are a bonus! Our 2022 harvest will focus on the production of small lot, single clone Pinot Noir, Rosé of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Job duties will include vineyard sampling, fruit receiving, sorting, numbers, pump-overs, punch-downs, pressing, racking, juice and must additions, inoculations, barrel prep/filling, winery sanitation and other general winery operations.
Dukes Family Vineyards. does not provide transportation or housing.
We offer competitive wages commensurate with experience.