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Title Harvest Cellar Intern
Employer Jaffurs Wine Cellars
Employment Location Santa Barbara, CA
Company Description Jaffurs is a premium winery in downtown Santa Barbara focused on producing world-class, Rhone varietal wines. We crush about 100 tons per year, and work with the highest quality fruit grown throughout Santa Barbara County. In addition to our Rhone varietal program, we are expanding production for a sister brand focusing on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. We are looking for 2-3 dedicated harvest interns for the duration of 8-10 weeks during the peak season. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn small-lot, quality focused winemaking from an established and highly reputable Santa Barbara producer.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date Roughly September 1
Employment End Date Roughly November 15
Job Description This is a hands-on, physically demanding position. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate, eager to learn and passionate about wine. Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds and working on your feet for extended hours. Job duties include but are not limited to:

cleaning/sanitizing equipment
set up/break down crushpad
sorting fruit
barrel sanitation
wine movements from press-tank, tank-tank, tank-bbl, etc
fermentation monitoring (brix readings)
punchdowns

Interns are responsible for their own housing. Must have a flexible schedule and full availability during harvest. Previous winery experience is preferred, but a great candidate with limited experience would be considered. We are a small team that works hard but also likes to have fun! Winery lunches will be provided on crush days.
Contact Info Please email Stephen Searle
stephen@jaffurswine.com
Contact Address 819 E Montecito St\r\nSanta Barbara, CA 93103
Contact Phone 805.962.7003
Contact Fax 805.962.7003
Contact E-mail stephen@jaffurswine.com

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