Seasonal Skilled Winery Worker - Verite Winery

Winery Production Healdsburg, California


Position at Jackson Family Wines

Seasonal Skilled Winery Worker – Vérité   

the Vérité production team for the 2024 harvest! Located in Alexander Valley, we source our fruit from world-class estate vineyards in Sonoma County. We work primarily with Bordeaux varietals and focus on producing high quality, limited production wines.

Successful candidates will be exposed to a wide range of tasks and a variety of winemaking techniques. We are seeking team-oriented, hardworking, self-starters with a high attention to detail.   
Under the general direction of the Winemaking team, seasonal winery workers are responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to:   
  • Sampling vineyard blocks
  • Cleaning, sanitizing, and sterilizing all winery equipment and facility
  • Fermentation management – pump overs and Brix and temperature measurement
  • Racking and pumping of juice and wine
  • Moving hoses and equipment
  • Making additions to juice and wine
  • Barrel work including filling, topping, stirring, and racking
  • Obtaining lab samples from tanks and barrels
  • Operating crush pad equipment
  • Forklift operation moving barrels and bins
  • Following and observing all safe cellar practices
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisors
  • 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. We provide daily harvest lunches 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 good work ethic. Must be able to work weekends and overtime as needed, particularly during the harvest season. Must be able to provide proof of ability 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 $21.00-24.00 per 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.   

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