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Title 2017 Laboratory Harvest Intern
Employer Far Niente Winery
Employment Location Oakville, CA
Company Description Producer of super premium estate Cabernet and Chardonnay located in Oakville, CA.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale $17-18 DOE
Employment Start Date 9/1/17
Employment End Date 10/30/17
Job Description We are looking for someone interested in filling our Laboratory Harvest Intern position. The position plays a vital role supporting the assistant winemaker, winemaker and cellar master. We have a small winemaking team, of which the intern is an important member.

We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:

-A degree (completed or in progress) in winemaking or a related field
-Minimum of one harvest experience
-Some lab experience (a familiarity with basic winemaking chemistry and laboratory procedures is a must)
-A good sense of humor and the ability to stay calm and collected under pressure
-Willingness to help out the team where ever needed, even if not lab related
-A desire to learn how a winery laboratory operates through the harvest season
-A valid drivers license, the ability to stand for prolonged periods, the ability to crouch, the ability to climb ladders, and the ability to lift 40 lbs.

Here are some, but not all, of the activities the intern is responsible for:

-processing Vineyard maturity samples
-grape and must phonolic analysis
-Chemistry panels (Brix, pH, TA, NOPA, NH3, MAD, TS02) on incoming fruit/must
-Monthly QC on previous vintages of wine
-Finished wine analysis
-Enzymatics sampling
-Data entry
-Laboratory management (keeping the area clean, chemicals stocked and organized, etc)
-Miscellaneous support of the harvest team (sorting, cleaning, etc)

Please visit our website to learn about our company.

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