Lab Intern - Ravenswood Winery, RQ#662
Constellation Brands - Sonoma, CA

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Job Description:
The Ravenswood Winery in Sonoma, CA is seeking a lab
technician, preferably with a wine-related qualification
(biology, chemistry, microbiology, enology, etc.) or
relevant experience, who is looking for an opportunity
to gain more experience in the wine industry.

Position Summary:
This is a seasonal harvest position in the lab with
responsibility for monitoring incoming grapes and
fermentations and performing additions to fermenting
tanks along with regular daily lab duties. There may
also be opportunity to work in the cellar, assisting the
crew with all aspects of harvest cellar daily duties.

Duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Monitoring fermentations and making additions to
tanks.
  • Testing incoming grapes for ripeness.
  • Performing daily analysis and lab tests on
juice/wine samples.
  • Assisting in the set up of tastings.
  • Collects samples as required for tasting and/or
analysis using appropriate sampling procedures.
  • Logging daily analysis results in excel, word and
wine tracking software.
  • Performing daily cellar duties involving punch-down
and pump-over, assisting with pressing tanks,
racking wine and working with barrels.
  • Performing other assignments related to the
functioning of the lab.

Job Requirements:
  • Previous lab experience and/or harvest experience
desired but not essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow
precise directions under minimal supervision.
  • Must be computer literate and know MS Word and
Excel.
  • Strong ability to communicate, both written and
verbally
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk
on cat-walks and lift up to 55lbs.
  • Must be available for weekend shifts and overtime as
needed.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
Open Date : 2013-02-04 14:00:00
Division/Department : Operations--Wine Technical
Services

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Constellation Brands, Inc. is an international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol with a portfolio of wine brands complemented by...