Assist in daily tank and barrel rounds checking and recording brix and temperature
•Assist in cellar activities including but not limited to: grape evaluation, pumpovers, pomace shoveling, chemical additions, general cellar sanitation.
•Assist in laboratory duties including but not limited to: tank sampling, assisting with common winery analysis.
•Update/ maintain excel spreadsheets on a daily basis including acid tracking & juice receiving
•Provide necessary assistance to winemaking and lab staff as needed
•Update and maintain tank board on a daily basis with movements and additions
•Participate in and track harvest experiments in accordance with winemaking staff directions and produce summary reports
•Set up tastings and trials for winemaking staff as needed
•Produce reports as needed
•Complete all written and verbal assignments as directed
•Understand and adhere to all safety policies and procedures
•Cellar tasks, vineyard inspections and representing the winery at public events.
•Day or night shift, up to 60 hours a week, varying temperatures, on a team or independent, often fast paced.
•Be able to lift 50 lbs., walk several miles a day
•Minimum Age requirement of 21 when working within winemaking
•Current enrollment or completion of a degree or certificate program relating to enology, viticulture or related field.
•Possess a passion for wine, and desire to work in a motivated team environment
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Must possess strong organizational skills as well as a high degree on accuracy and attention to detail
•Strong spreadsheet and database skills
•Ability to work days or nights, in varying temperatures and extended hours (10 hour shifts 6 days per week) as needed dependent upon production needs.
•Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates - 13 months ago