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Title 2018 Harvest Cellar Interns
Employer Gainey Vineyard
Employment Location Santa Ynez, CA (Santa Barbara County)
Company Description Situated in the Santa Ynez Valley, Gainey Vineyard is a family-owned estate winery that has been operating for nearly three decades. We are a 20,000 case winery with estate vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley and Sta. Rita Hills AVAs. We produce Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Riesling from the Santa Ynez Valley and Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay from Sta. Rita Hills.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date ~Late August/Early September
Employment End Date ~Late October/Early November
Job Description We're looking for 3 cellar interns to join our winemaking team for the 2018 Harvest Season. As an intern, you'll be expected to be an integral part of the winemaking team and participate in all aspects of the winemaking process, from the vineyard all the way through to bottle. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to:

-Crushpad work (fruit sorting, additions, press operation, cleaning and sanitizing equipment)
-General cellar work (pumpovers/punchdowns, additions, cleaning, barrel work, cleaning, barrel topping, cleaning, wine movement, cleaning, winery upkeep,etc)
-work with winemaker on sensory evaluations and quality assessments
-Data entry and record keeping

Work is very challenging, with very long hours. The ideal candidate is able to handle physically challenging work and mentally stay focused for long hours at a time. Candidates should be able to lift 50lbs easily and be fluent in English.
Contact Info Please send cover letter, resume and references to Alan Kim via email at Please no phone calls or drop ins
Contact Address 3950 East Highway 246\r\nSanta Ynez, CA 93460\r\n
Contact E-mail
Contact Website
Other Information Interns will be responsible for arranging housing and transportation, although we will help as much as possible

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