Quails’ Gate Winery is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125+ acre estate winery, located on the shores of Lake Okanagan, is owned and operated by the Stewart Family, pioneering horticulturists since the turn of the 20th century.
We are currently seeking a mature, talented individual to join our winery team in the full time role of Cellar Assistant.
Every winery needs great Cellar Assistants as they do plenty of work! As the hands-on person in the winery you will work closely with the Winemaker and your responsibilities will include working the harvest, managing ferments and macerations, barrel work, rackings and toppings, taking samples and tasting, wine transfers, preparing wines for bottling, driving a forklift, doing inventory, prepping orders for shipping and plenty of cleaning.
This is primarily a day shift position however can include afternoon shifts in times of high production.
Our successful candidate will have a mechanical aptitude and experience with many types of machinery and in a regulated environment. They will be able to work independently, show initiative and be a good team player. In addition, the will be computer literate with great communication skills. A valid forklift license would be an asset. This is a physically demanding position including lifting to 50 lbs.
This is a significant opportunity for someone with winery experience looking to move into a responsible and full-time position.