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|Title||Stellar Harvest Internship for 2017 in Napa|
|Employer||Porter Family Vineyards|
|Employment Location||Coombsville AVA in Napa, Ca|
|Company Description||To give you a sense of the atmosphere here at Porter, we are a small, tight-nit team striving to produce exceptional quality wines in a sustainable and environmentally ethical manor. All winemaking operations are performed underground in our 17,000 sq. ft. cave, beneath estate vineyard blocks of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Syrah. You might be thinking to yourself: how could this be safe during active fermentations and the release of C02 in a closed environment? Well, our state of the art ventilation system has oxygen meters located throughout the cave ready to fire up at CO2 levels > than 3000 ppm.|
|Employment Start Date||1st of September|
|Employment End Date||End of harvest (Nov.-Dec.)|
|Job Description|| What we are looking for: Detail-oriented applicants whom are dedicated to producing fine wine in an efficient manner, while working in a smart and safe manor. The ability to work independently, as well as part of a team with a good attitude and positive mindset. You will be a key component in ALL operations in the cellar and partially in the lab, so get ready to get your hand dirty!|
Housing and transportation will not be provided by the winery, but we will be happy to offer suggestions. Visas will be discussed during interviews.
Qualifications: at least 1 harvest completed, understanding of basic cellar operations (sanitizing, barrel prep, forklift operation, racking, transfers, pumpovers, punchdowns, chemical additions, etc.), competency speaking the English language (Spanish is a plus), ability to lift 60 lbs, and working extended hours including overtime 6-7 days a week is required.
|Contact Info||To those interested in this awesome harvest internship opportunity, please email your current resume, cover letter with a brief introduction, and any letters of recommendation me, Jono Riehlman at Jono@Porterfamilyvineyards.com|
|Contact Address||1189 Green Valley Rd, Napa, CA 94558|
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