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Assistant Winemaker

Bargetto Winery

Soquel, CA

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Job Description:

Bargetto Winery is a family run winery that has produced hand-crafted wines in the Santa Cruz Mountains since 1933. We specialize in estate grown varietals from our Regan Estate Vineyard that’s in the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA. The mountainous, cool climate region is host to low-yielding vineyards which produce wines of richness and intensity.

Position Summary:
Assist in the production of the highest quality wine and carry out the production, productivity, and general policies and goals of the Winemaker. The Assistant Winemaker will foster effort, quality, innovation, productivity, and teamwork in the workplace.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Performs all in-house lab analyses, and maintains records of lab data
•  Data entry into Blend software program
•  Prepares paperwork for TTB reporting
•  Prepares trial blends for weekly tastings, bench-top lab trials
•  Complete any required cellar work including, but not limited to: crushing, fermenting, pressing, racking, topping, fining, filtering, and bottling
•  Planning, writing work orders, and overseeing cellar work
•  Performs bottling quality control, oversees bottling operations, works closely with bottling line manager

Other Responsibilities:
•  Represents Bargetto Winery at promotional events
•  Assists in vineyard visits/sampling
•  Facilitate innovative ideas for quality and efficiency improvements
•  Maintains close communication with Winemaker

Qualifications:
•  Degree in enology, or related field
•  3 years of experience in wine production
•  A passion for making premium wines
•  Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
•  Strong written and verbal communication
•  Must be able to work long hours, including weekends during harvest

Compensation:
•  Position is full-time, salary DOE
•  Benefits included
•  401K with employer matching
•  Annual bonus for award-winning wines

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, January 24th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Compensation:
DOE

Contact Information:

Bargetto Winery
Keegan Mayo