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Harvest Cellar Worker

Stephen Ross Winery

San Luis Obispo, CA

Job Description:

Stephen Ross Harvest Cellar Worker

We need help with our 2024 vintage at our San Luis Obispo winery. We’re looking for a team member to assist in making high quality delicious wine.
Stephen Ross Wine Cellars is a small, family-owned urban winery in the town of San Luis Obispo. We specialize in vineyard-designated Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. We currently produce around 5,000 cases every year for our brands, as well as another 4,000 cases for four other winery brands.

This year we are working with the following vineyard - Trestle, Stone Corral, La Encantada, Greengate, Spanish Springs, Marfarm, Rincon, Monte Sereno, Matthews, Davenport Creek, Morro View, Jackknife, Blind Faith, Dante Dusi, and Riven Rock.

Harvest is our busiest time of the year. We work diligently to harvest grapes and carefully process them to make the best wine possible.
Typically, this period runs from early August to late-November.
This is a full time harvest position. Expect to work 40 to 60 hours per week.

We offer a broad range of work and experiences. Team members are involved in and will learn all aspects of the methods we use in producing our wine.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Pump-overs, punch-downs, inoculations, additions
•  Operating our two presses, wine transfers, barreling down
•  Assisting in crushing
•  Lab analysis- pH, TA, alcohol, RS
•  Barrel steaming, pressure washing, winery sanitation
•  Assisting the cellar shift leads in all aspects of the winemaking process

Requirements and Qualifications:
•  A hard working and detail-oriented personality
•  A strong enthusiasm about winemaking
•  An understanding of winemaking and viticulture
•  Ability to lift 50lbs and stand for long periods of time
•  Willingness to work overtime on a regular basis
•  Ability to work early morning and/or late evening shifts
•  Ability to multitask and prioritize

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, June 10th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level:
$18.OO ‍−‌ $23.OO DOE

Contact Information:

Stephen Ross Winery
Stephen Ross Dooley