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Title Harvest Lab Intern
Employer Joel Gott Wines
Employment Location St. Helena, CA
Company Description Joel Gott Wines focuses on quality, value wines by shopping the entire state for the best fruit, creating wines shaped by various regions instead of a single estate.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale Hourly, DOE
Employment Start Date August
Employment End Date TBD end of harvest
Job Description Joel Gott Wines is seeking a lab intern for the 2018 season to assist in wine and grape analysis, primarily working with berry samples. This is a great entry level lab position to get to know a wide range of varietals.
Responsibilities include:
•Processing and analyzing grape and juice samples
•Preparing vineyard samples for tasting
•Collecting tank and barrel samples
•Performing basic wine analysis: Brix, pH, TA, nutritional analysis
•Data entry, monitoring and interpreting analytical results accurately and efficiently
•Distribute field maturity reports in a timely manner
•Requesting/recording analysis from professional laboratories
•Setting up winemaking trials and tastings
•Maintaining a clean and organized work environment
Contact Info Please email resume and cover letter.
Contact Address PO Box 539, St Helena, CA 94574
Contact Phone 707-963-3365
Contact Fax 707-963-3356
Contact E-mail ali@gottwines.com
Other Information
Qualifications:
• B.S. in Viticulture & Enology or similar Science field preferred
• Previous lab/harvest experience, or familiarity with winemaking practices preferred
• Willingness to learn
• Good observation and analytical skills, proficient in MS Excel
• Good interpersonal skills, proven ability to work well with other employees
• Valid driver’s license and clean DMV report

Conditions:
• Long and irregular hours during peak periods
• Daily deadline pressures
• Must comply with all safety equipment requirements
• Exposure to production machinery, chemicals, lab and cellar environments
• Must be able to stand for long hours, lift and carry 50 pounds

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