Seasonal Harvest Enologist

Winery Production Soledad, California


Position at Jackson Family Wines

The Seasonal Harvest Enologist is a critical member of the winemaking team at Jackson Family Wines. This person will work directly with our winemaking team on a wide range of harvest operations including, but not limited to, monitoring fermentations, wine, and juice analysis, trialing new technologies, data collection, and overall harvest management. This role entails regular interaction with the cellar, laboratory, and winemaking teams. The dynamic and diverse environment provides exposure to a variety of grape growing appellations, wine grape varietals, and winemaking techniques.  It is a demanding, multi-faceted position that offers many opportunities to acquire hands-on winemaking experience.  This high-energy, fast-paced position begins mid-August, and concludes at the end of harvest.   
DURATION: August through November

This position is under the general direction of the Facility Winemaker, we are looking for an individual to join our growing team to make some great wines.
  • The right candidate must be able to work within a team, as well as independently as needed.
  • Exceptional communication skills, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail are essential for this role. 
  • A formal education in enology or other life science, and fluency with Microsoft Office applications is preferable.
  • This position requires flexibility and the ability to work weekends and overtime as needed.
The base wages for this role ranges from Min $20.00 Mid $24.00 Max $26.00. 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.