Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #1834

Make Wine Get Dirty Have Fun Harvest Job
Seasonal F/T
Roche Winery & Vineyards
Sonoma, CA
Roche Winery & Vineyards produces 15K cases of wine and has approx. 40 acres grapes. We produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and also crush other varietals for custom crush clients, with clients producing anther 15K cases. The winery was established in 1988, but grew grapes prior to that time. The winery is located just southwest of the town of Sonoma.
$21/hour plus OT
WINEMAKING IS PART ART AND PART SCIENCE - and this is how you get started in the glorious business of winemaking! Earn good $$ while we teach you what you need to know and experience in order to really get into the winemaking side of the wine business!

This Internship/Job is from August 1 to mid November, 2024. Springtime is the short window of time that all wineries hire.

Interns will assist the winemaking team in all aspects of harvest cellar and lab, as well as sampling to help determine picking.

Vineyard sampling and analysis
Crushing and pressing of grapes including setup and breakdown
Wine production from grape to barrel
Sanitation of press, tanks and other crush equipment
Tasting and evaluation of juice and wines
Juice and wine analysis
Fermentation monitoring
Wine movements, racking, topping, additions
Previous experience desired, but not required. Must be able to handle long hours, 5-7 days/week, be able to lift heavy loads and climb ladders. MUST have an interest in producing top-quality wines! Students from all universities are welcome. Under age 21 OK, but over 21 will allow for a full experience.

Email Cover letter and Resume to Winemaker Michael Carr.

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