Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #1268

2023 Harvest Internship
Seasonal F/T
O'Shaughnessy Estate Winery
Napa, California
Under the stewardship of Betty O’Shaughnessy and Paul Woolls for more than twenty-five years, O’Shaughnessy Estate Winery is an esteemed producer of ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon in Napa Valley. The estate comprises 140 planted acres across the Howell Mountain, Mount Veeder, and Oakville
AVAs and includes two state-of-the-art wineries. Together with the full time production team, founding winemaker Sean Capiaux marries tradition with innovation to craft a portfolio of powerful, elegant wines with great aging potential. To learn more about O’Shaughnessy Estate Winery, please visit
Harvest interns will have the opportunity to assist our small, experienced crew with all aspects of vinification for 20 different grape varieties. This includes but is not limited to vineyard maturity sampling, fruit processing, inoculations and additions, cap management, digging tanks,
draining/pressing, barrel work, lab analysis, data entry, sanitation, bottling, and general winery upkeep.

Internships typically run from August-November but will depend on the growing season. During the busiest part of harvest, interns can expect to work 6 days per week and flex between both production sites as needed. The hourly pay rate will be $20-22 plus overtime and lunch is catered once a week during crush.

Successful candidates are hardworking and detail oriented. Strong communication skills, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions are essential. Prior harvest
experience is a plus but not required. Applicants must be committed to maintaining a safe andrespectful work environment.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to apply!
Other Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
Ability to climb stairs/ladders and perform repetitive movements
Extensive walking and time on feet
International candidates must obtain a J1 work visa
Housing and transportation not provided
Aaron Elam

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