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Title 2018 Harvest Intern
Employer The Vineyards at Dodon
Employment Location Davidsonville, MD
Company Description Established in 2007, our vineyards are situated on rolling hills just south of Davidsonville, Maryland. As ninth generation custodians of a historic 550 acre diversified family farm, and as demanding winemakers, we are committed to viticultural practices and winemaking techniques that permit full expression of the Dodon site.
Type Internship
Pay Scale Pay is dependent on experience
Employment Start Date August 15, 2018
Employment End Date November 1, 2018
Job Description The Vineyards at Dodon seeks an intern for the 2018 harvest. The intern will work closely with the winemaking team carrying out a wide variety of hands-on vineyard and winemaking tasks. Duties will include end of season canopy and floor management, pest and disease monitoring, vineyard sampling and sample processing, cleaning and sanitizing the winery and winery equipment, grape picking, sorting and crushing, monitoring fermentations, pump-overs, draining fermentation tanks, pressing, barrel filling, barrel topping, barrel racking, yeast propagation, and laboratory analysis.

The job requires intense passion and dedication, positive attitude, eagerness to work hard, flexibility to work early morning until late at night, ability to perform physically demanding tasks, and willingness to get dirty and clean scrupulously. We are seeking individuals that have a strong aptitude for working in a team environment and a keen attention to detail. The successful applicant will have general knowledge of winemaking practices and a minimum of one harvest experience. Spanish language skills are a plus.
Contact Info Contact Tom Croghan at
Contact Address 391 Dodon Rd
Davidsonville, MD 21035
Contact Phone 410-798-1126
Contact E-mail
Contact Website
Other Information We have easy access to public transportation to Washington DC and nearby train service for major east coast destinations.

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