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Title Harvest Intern
Employer EFESTE
Employment Location Woodinville, WA
Company Description Premium Washington State Winery
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date August 2018
Employment End Date December 2018
Job Description EFESTE winery is seeking a motivated individual to fill our cellar harvest intern position. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on cellar experience at a premium Washington winery. The position is fluid and offers a broad range of training in various cellar tasks.


- Cleaning and sanitation of crush equipment and winery facilities
- Daily set-up and break down of crush equipment
- Hydrating, filling, and topping barrels
- Punch downs, brix readings, juice and wine sampling
- Fermentation additions
- Daily lab work monitoring the chemistry of juices, musts and wines, (Brix, pH, TA, etc.)
- Various other duties as assigned by winemaking team


- The ideal candidate will be motivated, hard working and pays close attention to detail
- Is self motivated, energetic, and has a good attitude/sense of humor
- Work in a safe manner around large pieces of equipment and chemicals
- Be able to stand for long periods of time
- Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
- Grasp, crawl, stoop, squat, carry, climb ladders and barrel racks
- Reach with hands and arms
- Bend at the waist
- Taste, smell and evaluate juice and wines
- Previous lab experience
- Work up to seven days a week
- Follow verbal and written instructions in English
- Have a valid driver’s license and transportation
- Forklift skills a plus but not necessary

Prior experience is preferred but not a requirement. If you have the desired skills and want to have a fun time making exceptional wine, please send a cover letter and resume to Michael Frank at Expected start date is at the beginning of August but can be negotiated.
Contact Info Email Cover Letter and Resume to
Contact Address 19730 144th Ave NE\r\nWoodinville, WA 98072
Contact Phone 4253987200
Contact E-mail
Contact Website

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