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2023 Seasonal Harvest Interns - Girard Winery

Vintage Wine Estates

Calistoga, CA

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Job Description:

Vintage Wine Estates
Calistoga, CA

Join Girard Winery’s small cellar team in a modern facility for the 2023 Harvest.
Opportunity to work on all facets of harvest cellar activities from the crush pad to barrel work, from early August to late November with possible extension.
While the region is known for Cabernet Sauvignon, we work with over 20 different premium grape varieties from dozens of sub appellations within Napa Valley, Sonoma and beyond. Diamond Mountain, Howell Mountain, Oakville & Rutherford to name a few.
We specialize in red wines, and we have a 40-year history of sourcing from some of the best vineyards in the region as well as using up to 30 different types of cooperages to age our wines in.


$19-$23/ hr based on experience


$500 Harvest Completion Bonus based on harvest completion and performance. 

What can you expect from us?
•  Long days of hard work in a well-organized, clean, modern winery
•  Learning from the best in the business, from winemaking decisions to cellar practices that help us make premium wines, all the while keeping our team safe.
•  Rotations through most activities, some old fashion, some cutting edge.
•  A respectful, professional, and environmentally conscious culture
•  An industry field trip
•  Competitive pay rates and a Harvest completion bonus.
•  Forklift driving training.
•  Working alongside people from all around the country and even the world.
•  Girard winery is part of a family of wineries with growth on the horizon which may open doors of opportunity to grow within our family. Even Glenn, our winemaker, started as a harvest intern at Girard.

What do we expect from you?
•  An open and inquisitive mind.
•  Focus and flexibility.
•  Engagement.
•  Previous winery experience and/or education in Enology or related field preferred but not mandatory.
•  Hard work.
•  Positive attitude.
•  Basic English speaking and reading skills.

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Vintage Wine Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, March 8th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level: