The Winery by Brasswood
The Winery by Brasswood is a state of the art, newly constructed winery in Calistoga. Mostly Bordeaux varietals are produced with a focus on high quality Napa Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Winery by Brasswood is looking for Harvest Interns to join us for the 2022 season. We are looking for hardworking passionate people that thrive in a bustling, team driven environment. All levels of experience will be considered. This is the newest winery on the block with state of the art equipment. There is an opportunity for full-time work following Harvest and a review.
Overall Responsibilities and Opportunities:
-Assist in sorting and processing fruit to tank, tank sanitation, and cleaning of equipment and winery
-Manage fermentations via pumpovers, punchdowns, Brix and temp, additions and inoculations
-Perform basic sampling of tanks, fruit, and barrels for lab analysis
-Work with barrels: cleaning and sanitation, painting, filling, racking, stirring and topping
-Work with seasoned staff on Red and White press operations
-Able to be on your feet for long periods
-Able to work up to 6 days a week
-Able to read, write and perform basic arithmetic
-Able to lift 50 pounds
Some key aspects about working at The Winery by Brasswood:
-Working with world-class winemakers and consulting winemakers
-Working with ultra-premium fruit from AVA's around Napa and Sonoma
-Learning all aspects of the winemaking during harvest
-Opportunity to use all equipment from crush to press
-A longer employment period starting mid-August running through December
-Observe some aspects of vineyard work and vineyard sampling
This position is a great opportunity to begin or expand knowledge of small production winemaking. Each intern will have the opportunity to work a wide variety of tasks from fruit processing, cap management, pressing, and everything in between. There will be BBQ's throughout harvest, free wine tasting opportunities, and there is a 50% employee discount at the Brasswood Bakery at the St. Helena property.