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2023 Harvest Internship

Punchdown Cellars

Santa Rosa, CA

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Job Description:

Punchdown Cellars Harvest Internship!

Punchdown Cellars is a premium custom crush facility located in Santa Rosa, the heart of Sonoma County, California. Our 40+ client wineries focus on producing top quality, small lot wines. Together we produce world-class expressions of a wide array of varietals from all over California and focus on quality over quantity. The ultimate success of our client wineries is our highest priority and our team of talented interns is integral to this success.

We are looking for people who are passionate about wine, have a positive attitude, are detail oriented, enjoy learning new things, and are willing to work hard. Interns will assist in all facets of harvest work including cleaning and sanitizing equipment, sorting fruit, punchdowns and pumpovers, making additions and managing fermentations according to winemaker instructions, wine movements and barrel work, and other winery-related tasks.

Having multiple wineries under our roof, Punchdown offers a truly unique and exciting harvest internship experience. Interns will get the opportunity to work closely with multiple winemakers, ask questions, and see how the decisions made affect the ultimate style of the finished wines. We take pride in Punchdown being a great place to work vintage and want our team to have a safe, fun, and fulfilling harvest experience. The opportunity to gain valuable winemaking knowledge is here for you to take advantage of. Many of our interns have gone on to work full-time with our clients here. The people you meet while working at Punchdown will turn into great friends and good connections in the industry.

This position will start mid-August and will run through early November (depending on the season).

Interns must be able to push or pull 100 pounds and lift 50 pounds

Forklift experience is a plus.
Hourly pay is determined based on experience.

For more information on our clients and our facility, please find us at

Please email resumes to Sam Massa

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Job Posted:
Wednesday, February 22nd
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
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Punchdown Cellars
Sam Massa