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Title Harvest Crush Supervisor and Cellar Intern
Employer Dana Estates
Employment Location Napa, CA
Company Description Dana Estates is a small boutique winery located in St. Helena. We produce three vineyard designate Cabernet Sauvignons and a Sauvignon Blanc under the direction of Winemakers Chris Cooney and Philippe Melka.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date Late August
Employment End Date Late November/Early December
Job Description This harvest internship position provides experience in winemaking at the highest level. We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable interns with a great attention to detail. The Crush Supervisor plays a vital role during harvest, carrying out all fruit receiving and crush operations.

Job Duties:
• Responsible for crush line setup, fruit receiving, and management of temp. workers under guidance of the Assistant Winemaker.
• Involved in all other harvest activities: pump-overs, barrel rolling, racking, additions, cleaning, pressing, etc.
• Assist with lab sampling and fermentation monitoring when time allows.
• Assist with vineyard sampling and observations when time allows.
• Assist in non-harvest cellar operations: topping, racking, additions, sampling, etc.
Contact Info Please send Resume and short cover letter explaining why you would like to work at Dana Estates to Assistant Winemaker, Maura Johnson.
Contact Address 1500 Whitehall Lane
St. Helena, CA 94574
Contact Phone 707-963-4365
Contact E-mail Maura@Danaestates.com
Contact Website http://danaestates.com
Other Information Job Requirements:
• Must have experience driving a forklift.
• Must have reliable transportation and housing.
• Must be comfortable with cleaning and maintaining a neat and tidy work area.
• Must be able to communicate proficiently in English.
• Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license.
• Must have general understanding of cellar operations, at least 1 harvest of experience preferred.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds and sustain physical activity over long work days.

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