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Title 2018 Harvest Intern
Employer PlumpJack Winery
Employment Location Oakville, Napa Valley
Company Description PlumpJack Winery specializes in the production of Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyard in the esteemed Oakville AVA. We are also producing limited quantities of Chardonnay, Merlot, and Syrah from outstanding sites within the Napa Valley. Currently, we are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated individual to join our winemaking team for the 2018 harvest. This is an incredible opportunity to gain hands-on experience crafting prestigious wines as part of a small production team.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date Late-August, 2018
Employment End Date November, 2018
Job Description Duties and Responsibilities:
• Equipment and Tank Sanitation
• Crush Operations
• Inoculations
• Fermentation Monitoring
• Cap management
• Drain & Press Operations
• Barrel Preparation
• Racking & Barrel Filling
• Topping
• Wine, juice, & must movements
• Additions to wine, juice, & must
• General winery clean up
• Vineyard Sampling
• Forklift driving
Contact Info Email Aaron Miller at amiller@plumpjack.com
Contact Address 620 Oakville Cross Rd\r\nNapa, CA 94558
Contact Phone 7079451220
Contact Fax 7079451220
Contact E-mail amiller@plumpjack.com
Other Information Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate must have a passion and dedication for making premium wine. This position requires working in a fast-paced, physically-demanding environment, under conditions of physical and mental fatigue, while maintaining clarity, focus, and a positive attitude. Candidates must be willing to stand, crawl, kneel, and climb for many hours, and repeatedly carry heavy objects (40+ lbs) up ladders. We are looking for a team player who is hard-working, reliable, and self-motivated.

Previous cellar/harvest experience is a must and formal education in Viticulture and Enology is preferred. Applicants must be eligible to work in the US, provide their own housing, have a valid driver’s license, and have a reliable means of transportation.

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