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Harvest Intern, Bella Union Winery

Far Niente Wine Estates

Oakville, CA

Job Description:

Harvest Intern, Bella Union Winery, Far Niente Wine Estates

Rooted in Rutherford and driven by expertise and a creative vision, Bella Union was founded in 2012 by Far Niente Wine Estates. We celebrate the beautiful union of mastery + artistry by showcasing different expressions of Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, world-renowned for its consistently smooth and structured style.

Our estate serves as our cornerstone, where we provide an immersive customer experience that inspires creativity and fosters a sense of connection, resulting in a beautiful union of wine, people, and unforgettable memories.

Far Niente Wine Estates is seeking harvest interns for Bella Union Winery to assist with the production of high-quality wines from Napa Valley. This position will start in August and will run through mid-November (depending on the season).

You will be successful in this role while performing these essential responsibilities:

•  Cellar cleaning and sanitation
•  Grape processing/sorting
•  Cap Management
•  Helping with additions to juice or wine
•  Assorted cellar work, barrel work, wine and juice movements, bottling.
•  Operate pumps and harvest equipment

You will be qualified for this role if you met these requirements:

•  Winery experience preferred but not required
•  Must be 21 years of age or older
•  Forklift experience is a plus
•  Commitment to excellence and high standards
•  Ability to work independently or in a team
•  Strong communication skills
•  Ability to work long hours, nights, and weekends during harvest and bottling

There are some physical requirements, our large estates require:

•  Ability to lift to 50 lbs.
•  Walk, kneel, bend, and stand for prolonged periods of time

Partially subsidized on-site housing will be available on a first come first served basis.

More about our Story:

A dedication to winemaking in its highest form, paired with a focus on house style, vineyard ownership, social responsibility and legendary hospitality, has established Far Niente as one of the world's great wine estates and provided the foundation for growth of our other varietals.

Over the years, five exceptional wineries have been proudly added to the Far Niente Family of Wineries and Vineyards: Established in 1989, Dolce is the only American winery dedicated to producing a single late harvest wine. Our second Oakville winery, Nickel & Nickel, focuses on 100-percent varietal, single-vineyard wines from some of Napa Valley’s finest vineyard appellations. In 2007, we launched EnRoute, which is committed to crafting focused, textured Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley. Bella Union specializes in creating a single Cabernet Sauvignon from carefully selected Napa Valley vineyards. And our latest launch, Post and Beam, represents craftsmanship, tradition, legacy and purity in winemaking.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, June 7th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level:
Entry Level
$‌2O.OO ‍−‌ $22.OO

Contact Information:

Far Niente Wine Estates
Brad Bogel