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Submission #251

Harvest Intern
Internship
Peake Ranch
Buellton, CA
We are a small winery focused on producing premium Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, and Grenache from our estate properties in the Santa Rita Hills and Santa Maria Valley. Our winery is in Buellton, CA. We have a small, extremely passionate team and are looking for 1-2 hardworking, excited individuals to join us for the upcoming harvest.
$15-18/hr
August 1st
November 3oth
Responsibilities:

• Cleaning winery equipment and facility
• Forklifting - unloading and loading fruit
• Red processing – sorting
• Red fermentation management - punch downs, pump overs
• Bladder press operation
• Additions - yeast, acid, nutrients
• Barrel work - cleaning, steaming, filling, emptying, and topping
• Racking, transferring/blending both juice and wine
• Sampling – vineyard, juice and wine sampling for the lab
• Follow all safety rules, regulations, and SOPs

Requirements:

• Positivity, passion, and enthusiasm for winemaking
• Previous harvest experience is favorable
• Effective communication skills in English
• The ability to work long, flexible hours through busy harvest time
• Ability to stand long periods of time, repeatedly lift 50 lbs, etc.
• Forklift experience a plus
Wynne Solomon
707-292-8815

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