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Job Title Vineyard Harvest Intern
Location Amador County in Sierra Foothills
Company Name Shake Ridge Vineyards
Company Description Family owned 46 acre vineyard, producing high quality grapes for our own winery, Yorba Wines, as well as 25 premium winemakers with a wide diversity of styles.
Job Description

This will be a hands-on farming experience, with long days, but varied vineyard work.  We are a small operation and you will be exposed to all vineyard activities.  

Duties would be (but not limited to):
•Crop estimation and final crop adjustment
•Vineyard scouting
•Bird netting – application and removal
•Harvest maturity sampling and lab analysis including brix and pH
•Harvest – tractor driving, leafing, forklift and hauling small lots to wineries
•Other vineyard work as needed. This is a hands-on position, requiring long periods of physical work outside, each day.


Qualifications:
•Pursuing or received an undergraduate degree in Viticulture, Horticulture, Enology, Agricultural Science, Soils, or other related field
•Have a good attitude, willingness to learn, good team player as well as an ability to work independently
•Strong communication skills
•Be willing to work extended hours outside in all weather conditions
•Be able to stand, bend, and walk for extended hours and able to lift 40 lbs.
•Be able to or willing to learn to drive tractors, ATV, and forklift
•Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

Job Type Internship
Pay Scale $12-15/hour DOE; Lodging provided
Start Date August 1st
End Date End of Harvest (approx Oct 20)
Other Information  
Contact Instructions Please email your resume and a cover letter to Ann Kraemer at shakeridgeranch@gmail.com
Contact Address

PO Box 1865, Sutter Creek, CA 95685

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Email shakeridgeranch@gmail.com
Web Link yorbawines.com

 

 

 



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