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Title 2018 Harvest Intern
Employer Hamel Family Wines
Employment Location Sonoma, CA
Company Description Hamel Family Wines is a winery located in Sonoma Valley that produces approximately 5,000 cases of wine per year and is devoted to the production of wines from 100% estate biodynamic and organic vineyards that express a true sense of purpose, place and the fun that was had in making them.
Type Full Time
Pay Scale $15 /hour plus staff meals.
Employment Start Date August 13th, 2018
Employment End Date End of November 2018
Job Description Hamel Family Wines, located in Sonoma Valley, CA is seeking harvest interns to be a part of its winemaking team for the 2018 harvest, expected to last from August through November. Successful candidates will share a passion for wine, an interest in learning about organic and biodynamic grape growing and the winemaking process, be prepared to work hard in a team-oriented, exacting work environment, and willing to work long, concentrated hours.
Harvest Intern Responsibilities Include:
• Vineyard sampling and flagging;
• Operating sorting, de-stemming, and press equipment during grape
processing;
• Fermentation management (stirring barrels for whites; rolling barrels and
pump-overs for reds), monitoring, and analysis;
• Performing inoculations and fermentation additions;
• Maintaining winery sanitation.
The intern positions will require long, concentrated hours at the winery including
weekends and evenings.

Requirements:
• Strong work ethic and self starter;
• Pleasant, team-oriented attitude;
• Enthusiasm to engage in all winery and vineyard tasks;
• Attention to detail;
• Strong communication skills; competency in Spanish is a plus;
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.;
• Previous cellar experience is preferred, but not a necessity;
• Valid driver’s license.
Contact Info To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Harvest@hamelfamilywines.com
Contact Address 15401 Sonoma Highway
Contact Phone 707-996-5800
Contact E-mail Harvest@hamelfamilywines.com
Contact Website http://hamelfamilywines.com

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