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Title 2017 Harvest Internship
Employer Gainey Vineyard
Employment Location Santa Ynez, CA
Company Description Situated in the Santa Ynez Valley, Gainey Vineyard is a family-owned estate winery that has been operating for nearly three decades. We are a 25,000 case premium winery with vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley and Sta. Rita Hills AVAs. We produce Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Riesling from the Santa Ynez Valley and Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay from Sta. Rita Hills.
Type Internship
Pay Scale Hourly Doe + overtime
Employment Start Date Dependent on harvest, generally August - Sept
Employment End Date Dependent on harvest, generally Nov - Dec
Job Description We're looking for 3 cellar interns and 1 lab intern to join our winemaking team for the 2017 Harvest Season. As an intern, you'll be expected to be an integral part of the winemaking team and participate in all aspects of the winemaking process, from the vineyard all the way through to bottle. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to:

-visiting and sampling vineyards situated in both Santa Ynez and Santa Rita Hills
-Crushpad work (fruit sorting, additions, press operation, cleaning and sanitizing equipment)
-General cellar work (pumpovers/punchdowns, additions, cleaning, barrel work, cleaning, barrel topping, cleaning, wine movement, cleaning, winery upkeep,etc)
-basic lab work (wet chemistry)
-work with winemaker on sensory evaluations and quality assessments
-Data entry and record keeping

Work is very challenging, with very long hours. The ideal candidate is able to handle physically challenging work and mentally stay focused for long hours at a time. Additionally, candidates should possess or be in the process of obtaining a degree in Enology/Viticulture and preferably have previous harvest experience. Candidates should be able to lift 50lbs easily and be fluent in English.

In return, we hope to provide an environment that is both fun and rewarding for our interns.
Contact Info Please send cover letter, resume and references to Alan Kim via email at alan@gaineyvineyard.com. Please no phone calls or drop ins
Contact Address 3950 East Highway 246\r\nSanta Ynez, CA 93460\r\n
Contact E-mail alan@gaineyvineyard.com
Contact Website http://www.gaineyvineyard.com

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