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Title 2018 Harvest Intern
Employer Ram's Gate Winery
Employment Location Sonoma, CA
Company Description Harvest Intern Position
Ram’s Gate Winery is a boutique, luxury, direct to consumer winery focusing on single vineyard designate wines. We are seeking a motivated, hardworking, and detail oriented cellar interns for the 2018 wine harvest. We work with a number of varietals focusing on but not limited to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. You will work within a small winemaking team on all aspects of harvest winery operations. Our winery has a strong focus on hospitality underlining the importance of maintaining a clean, well-organized and presentable facility.
Internship will last from Early August thru November.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date August
Employment End Date November
Job Description RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:


Various aspects of winery operations and crush work:
• Operation of harvest equipment
• Equipment sanitation
• Wine/must movements
• Additions to wines/musts
• Pump-overs/punch-downs
• Fermentation monitoring
• Barrel work
• General winery clean up
All cellar crew members work well with others and independently
• Prioritizes daily work to ensure efficient use of time and completion of assigned work.
• Assist with the processing of all incoming fruit
• Operate all winery machinery safely and effectively

SKILLS

• Passionate about winemaking.
• Highly accurate, organized and detail oriented, with strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
• Self-motivated and willing to assume additional responsibilities.
• Possess high standards of ethics and integrity
• Harvest Experience a plus as well as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Experience.
• Must be able to communicate effectively in English, written and spoken.
• Able to lift 50 pounds, frequently and more than 50 pounds occasionally.
• Able to stand for long periods of time on hard and sometimes slippery surfaces.
• Flexibility to work until the job gets done during peak hours sometimes 6-7 days a week during harvest season.

If you would like to join us in making great wines this harvest, please e-mail your resume and cover letter.
Contact Info Joe Nielsen
Contact Address 28700 Arnold Drive
Sonoma, CA 95476
Contact E-mail jnielsen@ramsgatewinery.com
Contact Website http://www.ramsgatewinery.com

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