Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #244

Full time Cellar Worker
Full Time
Santa Ynez Valley (Santa Barbara County)
Situated in the Santa Ynez Valley, Gainey Vineyard is a family-owned estate winery that has been operating for nearly three decades. We are a 25,000 case premium winery with vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley and Sta. Rita Hills AVAs. We produce Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Riesling from the Santa Ynez Valley and Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay from Sta. Rita Hills.
14$/ hour
We are looking for 1 Entry Level Cellar Hand to come join our small team. As a Cellar Hand, you'll be expected to be an integral part of the winemaking team and participate in all aspects of the winemaking process. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to:

-Crushpad work (fruit sorting, additions, press operation, cleaning and sanitizing equipment)
-General cellar work (pumpovers/punchdowns, additions, cleaning, barrel work, cleaning, barrel topping, cleaning, wine movement, cleaning, winery upkeep,etc)
-Data entry and record keeping

Experience is great, but work ethic and attitude are more important. We are willing to train for the right fit. Work is challenging, with very long hours during the harvest season. The ideal candidate is able to handle physically challenging work and mentally stay focused for long hours at a time. Candidates should be able to lift 50lbs easily and be fluent in English, be over 21, and be able to pass a background check
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