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Title Harvest 2018 Interns
Employer Clarksburg Wine Co.
Employment Location Clarksburg Wine Co.
Company Description Established in 2010, the Clarksburg Wine Company is located in the historic Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, California. We are focused on producing a range of full-bodied red and aromatic white varietals that bring out the best of the characteristics that distinguish our local winegrowing region.

Clarksburg Wine Company also functions as a custom crush facility for nearly 20 other wineries. We are dedicated to the production of wines that achieve each client's unique vision and take pride in our ability to accommodate such a diverse array of winemaking styles.
Type Seasonal P/T
Pay Scale TBD
Employment Start Date Early August 2018
Employment End Date Late October/Early November 2018
Job Description We are seeking two interns for the upcoming 2018 harvest. Do to our proximity to UC Davis, we are willing to accommodate the right canditate(s) if you are still a student. We understand that fall quarter starts in mid to late September and are willing to be flexible with your hours when classes begin. However, this is a very busy time for the winery so please understand we will be asking you to commit to hours that will make your life somewhat inconvenient until late-October/mid-November. Hours at the winery can be long (10-12 hours) and we run two shifts, meaning your days may start at 6:00 am if you're on the morning shift, or end at 2:00 am if you're on swing shift.

The ideal candidate will be looking to gain experience in both the laboratory and the cellar.

Lab Duties:
Routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
Perform basic wet chemistry analysis on fruit, juice, fermentations, and finished wines
Daily fermentation checks
Collect tank and barrel samples for further analysis
Record keeping and data entry

Cellar duties:
Crushpad work – fruit sorting, additions, destemmer/press operation, cleaning and sanitizing equipment
Cellar work – punchdowns/pumpovers, additions, cleaning, barrel topping, wine movement, winery housekeeping, and helping to drag big, long, heavy hoses all over the darn place!

Harvest work can be physically challenging and it is helpful to not be afraid of heights, but you will gain great work experience, get to work with a highly respected winemaker, and be part of a experienced, professional and fun winemaking team.
Contact Info Please contact Matt Zinkl at e-mail below with your resume and a short cover letter detailing why you are motivated to take on this position. Please no phone calls, but if you do call, it's not a big deal, though it's a good bet I won't answer.
Contact Address 35265 Willow Ave.
Clarksburg, CA 95612
Contact Phone 9167441751 ext 8008
Contact E-mail cwcwinelab@gmail.com
Contact Website http://www.clarksburgwineco.com
Other Information Please provide your fall class schedule if you are have it at this time, or at least days you would be willing/able to work.

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