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Title Viticulture Tech Intern
Employer Duckhorn Wine Company
Employment Location Napa, CA
Company Description Duckhorn Wine Company has helped set the standard for American fine wine for almost four decades. Founded with the launch of Duckhorn Vineyards in 1976, the Duckhorn Portfolio has evolved to include Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback, and features a unique structure that includes six dedicated winemakers. Combining more than 600 acres of acclaimed estate vineyards in California’s Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Anderson Valley and Washington State’s Red Mountain, with grapes from the finest growers, each winery has its own focused winegrowing program from which to make its wines. Duckhorn Wine Company wines are available throughout the United States, on five continents, and in more than 45 countries.
Type Internship
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date April 15, 2017
Employment End Date November 1, 2017
Job Description
SUMMARY: Responsible for regular vineyard visits to contracted grower vineyards mainly in Napa County. Assist with general pest scouting, as well as data collection, and entry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Bi-Weekly visits at all contracted Grower Blocks.
•Documenting vineyard health, phenology, crop loads, etc. in AgCode.
•Assist Grower Relations Analyst when needed.
•Monitor and assist in managing compliance requirements (EGVM, LBAM, etc.).
•Vineyard data collection to include but not limited to:
•Cluster counts and cluster weights
•Vine counts and Soil sampling
•Sugar Sampling
•Producing and organizing vineyard maps.
•Special projects as assigned by Manager.
•Assist in harvest coordination and logistics
•Lend support to other DWC grower relations and vineyard teams when needed

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
•Some Viticulture, Enology or related experience a plus
•Excellent computer skills to include Word, Excel, Outlook
•Good organizational and communication skills
•Must be willing to work flexible schedule with some extended hours
•Can-do attitude
•Valid California driver’s license with clean record
•Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.

Must be a self-starter with strong work ethic and good communication skills. Person must be able to work outside for extended lengths of time during periods of undesirable weather. Great job for anyone hoping to get experience with many premium vineyards throughout Napa County. The multi-faceted nature of this position will allow the employee many learning opportunities over the course of harvest.

**This is a seasonal opening based in Napa County. The estimated time frame for this position is from April 15th through November 1st.**
Contact Info Please respond with resume and letter of introduction to careers@duckhorn.com
Contact Address 1000 Lodi Lane
St. Helena, CA 94574
Contact E-mail careers@duckhorn.com
Contact Website https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpUO1KnRI3A&feature=youtu.be

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