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Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Harvest Intern – Full Time/Seasonal
DEPARTMENT: Winemaking
REPORTS TO: Assistant Winemaker
CLASSIFICATION: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Born from our founder’s deep connection to the exploration of wines through his travels around the world, along with the undeniable draw of the inspirational spirit of Napa Valley – Sequoia Grove Winery has always centered itself around people, place, and history. Our past, present, and future are built upon a community of people who relentlessly and tirelessly pour themselves into crafting wines that not only tell a story of place, but are destined to attempt life’s greatest pleasure: enriching the lives of those we are able to share them with.

Sequoia Grove Winery crafts an array of balanced and complex Cabernet Sauvignon that showcase the Napa Valley as well as the diversity of the single vineyards from which our wines are born. Each bottle is a signature of the land, the people, and the history poured into it.

Sequoia Grove Winery is seeking a dedicated intern with a positive attitude. The position will start mid-August and end is to be determined, depending on timing of harvest and needs of position). We are interested in someone who is enthusiastic about all winemaking activities. The intern will report directly to the Assistant Winemaker with additional support to the cellar and viticulture teams, as needed. The intern will work closely with a small team and perform a variety of tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for exposure to iconic Napa Valley vineyards and state of the art winemaking technology with a team that is passionate about wine, hardworking and has fun doing it.

•  Vineyard maturity sampling and analysis
•  Grape processing/sorting
•  Fermentation analysis
•  Inoculations and additions
•  Cap management
•  Barrel sampling
•  Winery cleaning/sanitation
•  Special projects and other responsibilities, as assigned

•  Strong work ethic
•  Proactive approach
•  Positive, team-oriented attitude
•  Commitment to quality, integrity, and safety
•  Strong organization and communication skills
•  Attention to detail
•  Willingness to work until the job is done
•  A proven interest in wine, winemaking or viticulture through education or employment
•  Prior winery experience a plus, but not required
•  Computer proficiency in MS office
•  Ability to lift 45 lbs regularly
•  A valid CA license

•  A majority of the job responsibilities will be performed in the Winemaking, Lab and Production areas. The performance of some responsibilities may involve traveling to other
•  Some areas of the Winery are cold, wet, slippery and noisy. Heavy equipment and moving parts are present in these areas.
•  Involves exposure to hazardous materials and conditions.

•  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit and operate computer keyboard and lab equipment for extended periods of time. Must possess
vision and digital manipulation skills sufficient to utilize computer keyboard and lab equipment. It requires ambulatory skills sufficient to regularly walk throughout the winery
and may include driving to other locations. Must also be able to stand, climb stairs and lift/carry/move equipment and supplies on a regular basis.
•  The employee must be able to work extended work hours and overtime when required, particularly during harvest.


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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, April 11th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Category:
Job Level:
$‌2‌2.OO + DOE