Internship INformation
Job Title Production Manager
Location Los Gatos, CA
Company Name Testarossa Winery
Company Description Testarossa Winery is located in the historic Novitiate in downtown Los Gatos and is one of the oldest continuously operating wineries in California. Rob and Diana Jensen started Testarossa in their garage in 1993 with just twenty-five cases of wine. Today, the winery works closely with top winegrowers in the Santa Lucia Highlands, Santa Rita Hills, Arroyo Grande Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalone and Santa Cruz Mountains appellations. The label has grown to national prominence among collectors and reviewers by cultivating long-term partnerships with passionate winegrowers and vineyards the likes of Garys', Pisoni, Rosella's, Doctor's, Sierra Madre and Rincon
Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting with winemaking duties during bottling and harvest seasons in the production department.  Being flexible and adaptive to the changing priorities of management and other departments is essential.  Respecting and upholding stylistic wine and business goals is expected at all times.

Reporting Requirements
This position reports to the Production Manager with key interaction with all members of Production department.

Duties & Responsibilities
•       Maintain a sanitary working environment (tanks, fittings, hoses, equip., etc.)
•       Assist in pre bottling wine preparation: racking barrels, wine transfers,  barrel cleaning and maintenance
•       Assist in crush activities: Sorting/de-stem fruit, press operation 
•       Assist in cellar activities: punch downs, pump-overs, racking, drains, barrel filling,  
•       Assist in bottling line activities: loading bottles, loading packaging, palletizing, bottle QC
•       Participate in group tastings and team-building projects
•       Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Desired Results
•       Perform task accurately and timely
•       Fulfill work order documentation accurately and timely
•       Effective Communication: report to supervisor effectively, communicate status and notify supervisor of any problems or potential problems 
•       Perform according to procedure and all safety protocol

Job Type Cellar Internship
Pay Scale DOE
Start Date  6/1,7/1
End Date 10/1,11/1,12/31
Other Information  There are two start dates with three end dates. These dates are flexible to the school schedule.
Contact Instructions email Gavin at gavin@testarossa.com
Contact Address  

300-A College Ave

Los Gatos, CA


Phone 408-354-6150
Email gavin@testarossa.com
Web Link http://www.testarossa.com/




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