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Title 2017 Harvest Intern
Employer Hamel Family Wines
Employment Location Sonoma, CA
Company Description Hamel Family Wines is a winery located in Sonoma Valley that produces approximately 5,000 cases of wine per year and is devoted to the production of wines from estate biodynamic and organic vineyards that express a true sense of purpose, place and the fun that was had in making them.
Hamel Family Wines is seeking harvest interns to assist its winemaking team for the 2017 harvest, which is expected to last from August through November. Successful candidates will share a passion for wine, an interest in learning about organic grape growing and the winemaking process, be prepared to work hard in a team-oriented, exacting work environment, and willing to work long, concentrated hours.
Type Internship
Pay Scale $15/hour plus staff meals
Employment Start Date Mid-August 2017
Employment End Date Late November 2017
Job Description Harvest Intern Responsibilities Include:
• Vineyard sampling and flagging;
• Operating sorting, de-stemming, and press equipment during grape processing;
• Fermentation management (stirring barrels for whites; rolling barrels and
pump-overs for reds), monitoring, and analysis;
• Performing inoculations and fermentation additions;
• Maintaining winery sanitation.

The intern positions will require long, concentrated hours at the winery including weekends and evenings.

• Strong work ethic and self starter;
• Pleasant, team-oriented attitude;
• Enthusiasm to engage in all winery and vineyard tasks;
• Attention to detail;
• Strong communication skills; competency in Spanish a plus;
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.;
• Previous cellar experience is preferred, but not a necessity;
• Valid driver’s license.
Contact Info To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Please tell us about your interest in wine and the hard work that goes into it!
Contact Address 15401 Sonoma Highway
Contact Phone 707-996-5800
Contact Fax 707-996-5801
Contact E-mail
Contact Website

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