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Submission #1428

Winemaking Internship
Full Time
E.&J. Gallo Winery
cloverdale, CA, San Miguel, CA, St. Helena, Napa, CA, Healdsburg, CA
E. & J. Gallo Winery owns and operates over ten premium wineries across California and in Washington, producing brands such as Louis M. Martini, William Hill, Pahlmeyer, Apothic, Edna Valley, Talbott, Frei Brothers, J Vineyards, Columbia, Souverain, and Denner. We value teamwork, innovative problem solving, and integrity. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to learn production from grape to wine in beautiful wine country.

August 2024
December 2024
What You Will Do

The Premium Winemaking Internship Program has a select number of positions available for qualified candidates to fill 5-6 month positions (approximately August through December) at the wineries listed above. Interns are expected to assist in daily harvest activities and manage a portion of an ongoing winemaking project(s), depending on their level of experience. Successful candidates who complete the Premium Winemaking Internship will gain experience with the winemaking teams and increase their skill base for future employment or graduate school. Working closely with winemakers, Premium Winemaking Interns will have an opportunity to participate in the following (varies by location/assignment):

Assist in sampling, lab blends, tasting, inventory control, and cellar work management.
Participate in fermentation monitoring and tasting, analysis tracking, and data interpretation.
Assist in preparing and processing work orders.
Monitor and/or perform grape sorting, inoculations, additions, maceration, racking, draining, pressing, barrel filling, and lab analysis.
Work cross-functionally with departments across the company.

What You Will Need

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in the following areas OR have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in the school of Life Sciences, school of Agricultural Sciences, or school of Engineering.
Required to lift and move up to 45 lbs.
Able to climb fixed stairs with handrails and vertical ladders with hoop cages to a height of 40 feet.
Required to be 21 years of age or older.
Experience computing mathematical formulas and basic computer skills.
Required to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.
Min Quals Standard

Required to be 18 years or older. This may be in addition to other age requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.

What Will Set You Apart

Junior or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Fermentation Science, Plant Science, Enology, Food Science, Wine Business, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Bioscience, Biology, Viticulture, Biological Engineering, Winemaking or Chemistry.
Prior winemaking and tasting internship or work experience.
Familiar with Chemistry and Microbiology.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills with the experience managing multiple assignments.

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