International Harvest Intern - Stonestreet Winery (Seasonal)
Join the Stonestreet Estate Vineyards Production Team for the 2020 harvest! We source our fruit from world-class estate vineyards in Sonoma County to bring into our Alexander Valley winery and produce primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. We are looking for both international harvest interns that are CAEP eligible and current students or recent graduates from colleges or universities pursuing a degree in viticulture and enology or a related field.
Under the general direction of the Cellarmaster, interns are responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to:
Cleaning, sanitizing, and sterilizing all winery equipment and facility
Racking and pumping of juice and wine
Moving hoses and equipment
Making chemical and nutrient additions to juice and wine
Barrel Work including filling, topping, stirring and racking
Obtaining lab samples from tanks and barrels
Operating crush pad equipment
Following and observing all safe cellar practices
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Use senses to detect problems or off-odors
We are looking for team players wanting to learn more about the winemaking process in a fun, fast-paced environment.
Background and Experience:
Prior winery and vineyard experience and/or education in related field preferred. Must have ability to communicate effectively with good skills in reading, writing, and basic math. Must be able to work safely around equipment, electrical outlets, and chemicals. Individuals selected for this position must be reliable, detail-oriented, and have good work ethic. Must be able to work varying shifts, weekends and overtime as needed particularly during the harvest season. Must be able to provide proof of ability to work in the United States.
This position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, and regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds.