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Harvest Enologist/Lab Intern - Wine Package!

Markham Vineyards

Saint Helena, CA

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Harvest Enologist Intern to join the Markham Vineyards Winemaking team for Harvest 2024. We are seeking out an experienced and talented individual who is engaged in wine analysis and has the passion for creating high end wines. This role is based in St Helena, California, and Markham Vineyards is a member of the Distinguished Vineyards & Wine Partners’ portfolio. This role will work alongside the Markham Winemaking and Cellar teams to assist in all stages of wine production. This is a seasonal (temporary), full-time non-exempt position participating in harvest from August 1st through October 31st, that reports to the Winemaker of the Textbook brand. Wine Package Included!


- BS in a Viticulture, Enology, Food Science, Chemistry, or a related field, or actively pursuing
- Previous harvest experience preferred but not required
- Time management, teamwork, multitasking, and communication skills
- Ability to lift and carry 50lbs
- Ability to work long hours and flexible days
- Must be able to provide proof of U.S. work authorization or obtain verified work visa by the date of hire.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Follow all SOP’s and Safety Procedures
- Ensures proper safety in the lab and cellar are followed


- Collecting tank and barrel samples
- Fermentation Monitoring (brix, temp, RS & ML tracking)
- Processing and analysis on vineyard samples
- Data entry into Vintrace
- Assist in set up of tastings and trials
- Support laboratory & winemaking staff as needed

Crush Pad:

- Certified Weigh Master
- Monitor quality of incoming fruit, including Brix/Temp and tasting


- Assist cellar staff as needed
- Sanitation
- Pumpovers
- Tank Top monitoring
- Tank Additions

As one of Napa Valley’s longest-continually-run wineries, we honor the heritage of this remarkable wine growing region with every grape grown, every wine bottled, every sip savored. From decades of sustainable farming to our unwavering passion for Merlot, we celebrate the adventurous spirit of Napa while embracing the unique voice of the land. Ever evolving, while remaining true to our roots, DVWP offers an unparalleled work environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth that include:

> Our Culture - We live by our leadership principles of doing the right thing, for the long term, being first with consumers to win customers, thinking beyond, innovate, and adapt, deciding fast and making it happen, and welcoming differences and standing for fairness.
> Our Community - We at DVWP believe in giving back and being accountable when it comes to social responsibility. That is why we have committed to our employees and their families and partner with community organizations to continue to uphold these values.

To be considered for this opportunity please complete an application providing a resume. Markham Winery is a Distinguished Vineyards and Wine partner and if applying for this position, you will be reached out to by a Markham or DVWP representative. All applications are kept confidential, and we are an equal opportunity employer encouraging all to apply. To learn more about Markham Vineyards, please visit: Please visit our website to learn more about our culture:

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, July 9th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Category:
Job Level:
$‌2‌2.OO ‍−‌ $24.OO