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|Title||2018 Harvest Cellar Internship|
|Employer||Chateau Montelena Winery|
|Employment Location||Calistoga, CA U.S.A.|
|Company Description|| Please visit our website for more information about Chateau Montelena and our wines: www.montelena.com|
|Pay Scale||$14 - 15 per hour based on experience|
|Employment Start Date||Approx. Aug. 15th|
|Employment End Date||Approx. Nov. 15th|
|Job Description|| Chateau Montelena Winery is seeking 2-3 harvest interns for the 2018 vintage. Job duties will include: general cellar work, sanitation, grape processing, fermentation monitoring, wine movements (racking/barreling), filtration, and more. The duration of the position will be approximately from August 15th through November 15th, depending on the timing of the harvest. Starting and ending dates are flexible, mid-July at the earliest (bottling). Wage based on experience ($14-15/hr.). Housing is not provided, but we can assist in locating housing. The vast majority of meals during harvest will be provided. All transportation is the sole responsibility of the applicant.|
Qualifications should include:
- General knowledge of winemaking practices
- Minimum of one harvest previous experience is required
- Degree in or current study of enology and viticulture preferred
- Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs on a routine basis
- Able to perform physical labor involved in cellar work
- Willingness to work long variable hours, 6 days a week
- Spanish language skills are a plus
- Sense of humor is a must
|Contact Info|| Incomplete applications and/or those not meeting the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.|
Interested individuals should send CV, cover letter, and list of references (and/or letters of reference) with contact information (attention: Matt Crafton) to the address below, by fax to the number below, or via
e-mail to: HarvestInternship@montelena.com
Again - Incomplete applications will not be considered.
|Contact Address|| 1429 Tubbs Lane|
Calistoga, CA 94515 U.S.A.
|Other Information|| Bring a GREAT attitude, strong attention to detail, a willingness to learn, and the desire to have fun for a successful harvest. |
Our interns leave with the ability to think critically, work independently, and with the internal motivation to perform at a high level.
Earlier start date and later end date are potentially available for those applicants interested in assisting with our summer and/or winter bottling runs, the latter being dependent on performance during harvest.
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