Grower Relations- Sugar Sampler

Grower Relations Windsor, California Oakville, California Geyserville, California


Position at Jackson Family Wines


Collects grape berry and cluster samples from various vineyards for the purpose of measuring sugar (degrees brix) and delivers those samples to wine laboratories for analysis. Territories; Napa & Sonoma Coast, and Lake, Mendocino, Northern Sonoma County.


This position is a seasonal position hired only during the Vineyard Harvest Season (generally between mid-July through the end of October or early November).



  • Collecting grape samples from a large variety of vineyards.
  • Delivering samples to the local winery lab for analysis in a timely manner.
  • Recording and reporting results of lab analyses to Field Supervisors/Grower Representatives.
  • Monitoring and updating Grower Relations Representative of any issues observed in the vineyard (i.e. mildew, disease, pest or farming issues)



  • Previous sampling a plus as well as map reading abilities and local geographical knowledge.
  • Must have own vehicle and clean DMV record.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • This position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop and kneel, and be able to regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and must be willing to work the entire harvest season.
  • Must be able to pass a drug examination and show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.