Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #226

Harvest Enologist
Seasonal F/T
Robert Hall / O'Neill Vintners and Distillers
Paso Robles, CA
Robert Hall Winery is nestled into the hillside east of Paso Robles, the heart of California’s enchanting Central Coast. Our estate grown vineyards allow our winemakers to maintain a high level of control and capture the big, bold characteristics of Paso fruit in every bottle. With a maritime climate of warm days and cool nights, a variety of soil types, and diverse elevations, Paso Robles provides the perfect canvas for developing rich, complex flavors. As one of the most recognized wineries to call this area home, we are proud of our roots and strive to make wines that truly showcase the essence of Paso Robles.
August 1st
November 28th
SUMMARY: The Harvest Enologist provides support to the Winemakers leading up to and during the harvest season.

• Grape sampling local vineyards
• Prepare and analyze grape, juice/must and wine samples
• Assist with the weighing of trucks/receiving of fruit into the cellar
• Assist with winery trials and data collection
• Assist with cellar operations- including cap management, inoculations, and additions
• Interface between winemakers, cellar staff and lab
• Assist with work orders and updating on winemaking documents
• Monitor barrel fermentation
• Monitor Micro-Ox Tanks
• Other projects and duties as assigned

• Bachelor's degree or upper division coursework in Enology or related Science, or Engineering
• Demonstrated interest in winemaking, fermentation science or food processing
• Previous experience working in beverage or food processing industry preferred
• Ability to work independently and communicate well
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Ability to work up to six days a week on variable or rotating shifts
• Ability to climb stairs and to lift up to 50 pounds
• Ability to work outside in hot or cold weather
• Ability to stand for long periods
• Must pass background check and drug screen

Production offices, laboratory, cellar and outdoors
The employee is expected to adhere to all company, federal and state food safety regulations and policies.
Please send your cover letter and resume to Amanda Gorter:

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