Internship INformation
Job Title

2016 Harvest Internship

Location Arroyo Grande, CA
Company Name Talley Vineyards
Company Description

Talley Vineyards is a family owned vineyard and winery opperating for 30 years in the Arroyo Grande Valley specializing in estate grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Job Description

Talley Vineyards is seeking one to two enthusiastic full time interns to join our production staff for the 2016 harvest. We produce about 30,000 cases of wine annually focusing on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc from our 150 acre vineyard. You will participate in all aspects of winemaking from primary processing to barrel. You will be asked to perform cellar tasks in a fast-paced environment. Being a strong member of our team means that you have to take initiative and are willing to do whatever tasks are needed for smooth operation of our facility. This is a great opportunity for students currently studying enology/viticulture to gain some valuable experience or for you to get exposed to the California wine industry. Strong verbal communication skills are a must to succeed in this fast-paced environment.

Job Type Cellar Internship
Pay Scale $12/hr
Start Date June/ July 2016
End Date November 2016
Other Information

Duties and Responsibilities:
• General sanitation of winery - equipment and barrels • Assist in receiving, weighing, sorting and processing fruit • Pump operation • Performing punch downs and pump-overs • Transfer of wine and juice from tank to tank • Removing pomace from tanks and press • Press operation • Barrel filling and topping • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Other cellar work as assigned
• Fork Lift experience preferred but not required • Previous winery experience preferred but not required

Time Frame/Working Hours:
• This position begins approximately early July, 2016 and will complete in late November, 2016 to early December.
• Work will usually begin around 7:00 AM; though harvest conditions dictate flexibility, and can include early mornings, partial shifts and weekends. Person or persons must be on time. Punctuality is a must.

Contact Instructions

Please email Nicole Morris at nmorris@talleyvineyards.com.  Please include a copy of your resume, and some information in the email as to why you might make a good fit for our team.

Contact Address

3031 Lopez Drive

Arroyo Grande, CA 93420



Fax 805-489-0996
Email nmorris@talleyvineyards.com
Web Link www.talleyvineyards.com




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