International Seasonal Intern - Stonestreet Estate Vineyards

Winery Production Healdsburg, California


Position at Jackson Family Wines

The Stonestreet Winery Production Team will provide a $1000 Travel Stipend for all International Interns for the 2024 harvest!

Located in Alexander Valley, we source our fruit from world-class estate vineyards in Sonoma and Mendocino County to produce primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines. Other varieties we work with include Petit Verdot, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Petite Sirah, Malvasia bianca, Chenin blanc, and a bit of Sauvignon Gris.  
Our focus is producing premium-quality, single vineyard wines. 
Successful candidates will be exposed to a wide range of tasks and learning a variety of ultra-premium winemaking techniques. We are seeking team-oriented, hardworking, self-starters with a high attention to detail. 
Under the general direction of the Cellarmaster, the seasonal winery interns are responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to: 
  • Following and observing all safe cellar practices
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all winery equipment and facility
  • Red fermentation management – pump overs, punch downs, rack & returns
  • Racking and pumping of juice and wine
  • Moving hoses and equipment
  • Making chemical and nutrient additions to juice and wine
  • Use senses to detect problems or off-odors
  • Barrel Work including filling, topping, stirring, steaming and racking
  • Obtaining lab samples from tanks and barrels
  • Operating crush pad equipment
  • Forklift operation including moving barrels and bins
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
We are looking for team players wanting to learn more about the winemaking process in a fun, fast-paced environment. We provide weekly harvest lunch and safety incentives. 
Background and Experience:
Prior winery and vineyard experience and/or education in related field preferred.
Must have ability to communicate effectively in English 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 a good work ethic and attitude.
Must be able to work varying shifts, weekends and overtime as needed during the harvest season.
Must be eligible to work in the United States. 
Physical Demands: 
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. 
Wage Transparency:   
The base pay for this role ranges from $18.00 - $22.00 per hour. If working the night shift (starting after 2pm) you will be eligible for a Shift Differential increase of $2.50 an hour. Compensation will be determined by candidate experience, skills, and location.    

At Jackson Family Wines, we respect, celebrate, and take pride in each other’s differences. Together we nurture a culture that embraces fairness, acceptance and belonging. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our best innovation, enrich our employees, and connect us to our customers and global community. We aspire to evolve in our commitment for a better future and one that is rooted for good.