CADE Estate Harvest Internship
CADE Estate Winery
Howell Mountain Napa Valley, CA
CADE Estate is dedicated to crafting stunning estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Located at 1800 feet above sea level in the Howell Mountain AVA, you will experience not only a great view from above the Napa Valley, but also have an opportunity to work with some of the most unique and high quality fruit this mountainous terroir has to offer. We are currently searching for an enthusiastic team player who wants to learn about the process of making high-end luxury wines. This is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience with all facets of harvest activity.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Crushing fruit (Red and White)
• Monitoring fermentation (checking Brix and Temps)
• Pressing (Red and White)
• Yeast and nutrient additions.
• Racking wine, topping, and any general cellar work.
• Assist with sampling vineyards to determine ripeness
• Assist in general wine chemistry (Brix, TA, pH, Residual Sugar, VA, Malic Acid)
• Forklift duties
The ideal candidate must have a passion and dedication for making premium wine. This position involves working in a fast-paced, physically demanding environment, while having a strong ability to crawl, kneel, and climb for many hours. The candidate must also be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly throughout the day. We are looking for a team player who will maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations, who works hard and is self-motivated, and is a lover of all things wine. The position is from August to November. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, be eligible to work in the US, provide for their own housing, and possess reliable means of transportation.
Previous harvest experience and/or formal education preferred but not required.