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Job Title Central Coast Winemaking Intern
Location San Luis Obispo
Company Name Joel Gott Wines
Company Description Joel Gott Wines focuses on quality, value wines by shopping the entire state for the best fruit, creating wines shaped by various regions instead of a single estate.
Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to assist our winemaking team in the Central Coast with fruit arrivals and fermentations at our crush facilities.  This is more of an overseeing rather than getting your hands dirty cellar position but requires the knowledge of cellar and winemaking practices to effectively communicate harvest operations to our team.  The position is based in San Luis Obispo with the potential for trips to Monterey County.
Responsibilities:
•       Act as communication liaison between custom crush supervisors and Joel Gott winemaking team
•       Oversee initial grape receival, crushing, additions, and various aspects of wine production
•       Monitor fermentations, collect tank samples, check Brix and temperatures
•       Verify work orders and winemaking protocols are followed correctly
•       Distribute samples and products between facilities as needed
•       Sample vineyards 
•       Perform Brix and pH analysis on vineyard samples (using DMA, refractometer, pH meter)
•       Set up laboratory trials and tastings 
•       Enter analysis results in winemaking database and Excel spreadsheets
•       Maintain a clean and organized work environment

Requirements:
•       B.S. in Viticulture & Enology or similar Science field (or in the process of obtaining a degree)
•       Previous lab/harvest experience, familiarity and experience with winemaking practices
•       Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
•       Good observation and analytical skills, proficient in MS Excel
•       Good interpersonal skills, proven ability to work well with other employees
•       Accuracy and attention to detail
•       Long hours and possible overnight trips to Napa Valley during peak season
•       Valid CA driver’s license and clean DMV report

Please send cover letter and resume to ali@gottwines.com

Job Type  Seasonal
Pay Scale DOE
Start Date August 2017
End Date November 2017
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Contact Instructions Please submit resume and cover letter to ali@gottwines.com
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