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Job Title 2017 Harvest Intern
Location Templeton, CA
Company Name ONX Wines
Company Description ONX Wines specializes in blends off our west-side estate located in the coveted Templeton Gap AVA. The ONX Estate boasts a powerful sense of terroir expressed in over 12 varieties, ranging from French Rhone’s and Bordeaux’s to Spanish and Italian Varieties. Additionally, ONX Wines provides custom crush services to several local wineries from a variety of different AVA’s so the candidate will be exposed to a wide variety terroirs as well! 
Job Description

ONX Estate Wines is looking for an experienced, hard-working, and detail-oriented intern to join us for the 2017 harvest and 3rd vintage at our Tin City Winery in Paso Robles. Tin City is an exciting, passionate community of over 13 different winemakers, brewers, and distillers all working towards the same goal of producing premium small batch products. Interns will join our small, four-employee production team in processing small, premium lots over the course of the vintage and be exposed to all facets of the winemaking process. This will include (but not be limited to):

•       Crush-pad and sorting-line operations
•       Fermentation management (i.e. pump-overs and punch-downs)
•       Barrel work (topping, filling, racking, cleaning, etc)
•       Sanitation
•       Sampling (in cellar and vineyards)
•       Wine and must additions
•       Participation in on-site benchmark tastings, lot evaluations, and blending trials
•       Laboratory analyses
•       Bottling prep and bottling line operations


Successful candidates must:
•       Have an understanding of fruit processing and fermentation
•       Have one year of harvest cellar experience (preferred), but we are willing the train the right candidate
•       Possess great attention to detail
•       Work well as a team member
•       Be available to work from approximately early August through mid-November (possibility to work through a bottling in December).
•       Be dependable and flexible to work overtime, weekends, and holidays
•       Be prompt and show up to shifts on time.
•       Have a clean DMV record and a current driver’s license
•       Have prior forklift experience/certification, but we are willing to train the right candidate
•       Possess the ability to read, write, and communicate in English and perform basic math
•       Possess a good sense of humor and love for wine

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
•       Walk, kneel, bend and stand for prolonged periods
•       Climb stairs
•       Lift and/or move up to 60 lbs
•       Work in both cool cellar temperatures and warm Paso Robles outdoor temperatures/conditions
•       Navigate steep and uneven vineyard terrain for sampling

This job will be a great opportunity to join and learn from a small, experienced team of passionate wine growers and to experience the full cycle of wine, from vineyard to glass.  We look forward to hearing from you!  Please submit resumes to Drew Nenow at drew@onxwines.com.

ONX Estate Wines, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type Seasonal / Internship
Pay Scale DOE
Start Date August 2017
End Date November or December 2017
Other Information We do not listen to Madonna, under any circumstance.
Contact Instructions Please email resume and cover letter to Drew Nenow:drew@onxwines.com
Contact Address

2910 Limestone Way

Paso Robles, CA 93446

Phone (805)434-5607
Fax (805)392-4393
Email drew@onxwines.com
Web Link onxwines.com

 

 

 



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