Harvest Intern – Groth Vineyards & Winery

May 14, 2024
$20 - $23 / hour
Application ends: June 30, 2024
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Job Description

Groth Vineyards & Winery, a premium Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon producer, is actively seeking energetic and enthusiastic individuals for winemaking staff internships during the harvest of 2024. Previous harvest/cellar experience is highly preferred and a degree pertaining to related studies would be advantageous. Attention to detail, being able to follow verbal and written instructions, and the ability to work cohesively and safely with other people are essential requirements for this position.

Job duties will include grape receiving, sorting, crushing, pressing, wine/juice racking, wine/juice transfers, lees filtration, inoculations, nutrient additions, pump overs, barrel prep/filling, winery sanitation, and other general winery operations. All tasks will be completed alongside our production team of 8 to 10 people. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and a strong communicator.

The internship will start in early August and last until the end of harvest activity, usually between mid-November and the end of December. The work will involve assisting our winemaking team in crafting unique, elegant, and highly sought out world class wines at our Oakville winery and our Napa satellite winery.

Qualifications and Work Environment Requirements:
• Must have reliable transportation to and from job.
• Driver’s License with clean driving record.
• Strong verbal and written English skills.
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and be willing to perform physical tasks.
• Ability to work in confined spaces, high places and climb ladders.
• Work with chemicals that require protective equipment (PPE will be provided by employer).
• Ability to work with other people under stressful situations.
• Willingness to work overtime and on weekends, as necessary.

All candidates are subject to a background check prior to employment. International applicants will be directed to coordinate work visas through CAEP.

Compensation: $20-$23/hr DOE plus overtime

If you would like to have a fun and rewarding experience during harvest while working with a passionate wine making staff that cultivates a team-oriented work environment, please submit resume and cover letter through this WineJobs.com listing.