Joel Gott Wines is seeking a harvest intern to assist our small team in Oregon in both vineyards and winemaking. This is a distinctive internship where one will have the opportunity to go out vineyard sampling and assessing maturity, but then move to monitoring and tracking fermentations at our outside crush facilities.
This is not a hands on cellar position but requires the knowledge of cellar and winemaking practices to effectively analyze and communicate operations to our winemaking team. We’re looking for an outgoing individual who is willing to be flexible with their work schedule. With the right candidate there is potential for a full time position.
Collect grape samples and viticulture data spanning from Willamette Valley to the Columbia Gorge.
Assess maturity and vine development, reporting back to our Viticulturist.
Process grape samples for tasting and coordinate for outside lab analysis.
Daily data entry, reporting results to the winemaking team in an accurate and timely manner.
Assist winemaker in monitoring fruit arrivals and fermentations at outside crush facilities.
Pull tank and barrel samples for tasting and analysis.
Monitor brix and temperatures, and assist with entering fermentation analysis in winemaking database.
Other duties as assigned.
BS in Enology/Chemistry or equivalent harvest experience.
Highly motivated, detail oriented, flexible, and able to work well independently.
Ability to work flexible long hours, weekends. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Exposure to outside elements, production equipment, and cellar environment.
Extensive driving (company car provided while on duty).
Valid CA driver’s license and clean DMV report required.