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Job Title Cellar Intern
Location Santa Maria, CA
Company Name Byron Winery
Company Description Byron is located in Santa Maria Valley and is a part of Jackson Family Wines.  We specialize in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah.  Our 415 acre estate is home to the Nielson Vineyard which is the first commercial vineyard in Santa Barbara County planted in 1964.  We also work with multiple highly regarded vineyards in Santa Maria Valley and Santa Rita Hills.
Job Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic intern who is willing to help with all aspects of pre-harvest and harvest cellar work.  This is a unique position which will start in early August to assist with racking, blending, filtering, and bottling 2016 wines, then lead into harvest and finish up at the end of October.  Byron consists of a small team, so it is essential that the intern have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to work independently.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in learning and being involved in all aspects of hands-on winemaking.

Job duties include but are not limited to:
Racking/washing barrels
Blending/filtering
Fruit processing/sorting
Cleaning harvest equipment
Punchdowns/Pumpovers
Operating crushers/destemmers/presses/pumps etc.
Additions
Sanitation

Qualifications:
        1-2 years previous cellar experience preferred
        Ability to follow instructions and take direction
        Keen attention to detail
        Strong communication skills
        Desire to learn and passion for wine
Ability to work inside/outside, hot, cold, and wet conditions
        Able to lift and carry 50lbs
        Able to stand/kneel/climb ladders/walk for extended periods of time
        Willing and able to work overtime and weekends during peak season
         Must follow all safety protocols

Job Type Cellar
Pay Scale DOE - Competitive
Start Date August 1, 2017
End Date October 31, 2017
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Contact Instructions Send resume and cover letter to Ryan Pace: ryan.pace@jfwmail.com
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