Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #259

Harvest Internship
Seasonal F/T
Crocker & Starr Winery
St. Helena, CA
Crocker & Starr Winery in its third decade as a premium estate winery in the St Helena AVA in Napa Valley. The winery is recognized for creating world-class wines from Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Malbec sourced from our 100-acre estate vineyard. The fruit is processed and vinified in our state-of-the-art winery on the property.
First week in August
End of October
Join our small team in processing 100+ tons of estate fruit. We are looking for a self-starter and smart thinker, with acute attention to detail. The successful candidates will work closely with winemaking and cellar staff, getting hands on experience in all aspects of the winemaking and vineyard processes.

The duties for the role include, but are not limited to:
● Cleaning and sanitizing tanks and winery equipment
● Fruit sampling
● Sorting fruit
● Performing yeast inoculations and ferment additions
● Performing pump overs and punch downs
● Monitoring fermentations
● Draining, digging and pressing
● Barrel maintenance
● Filling, racking and topping barrels
● Using Excel and winery software

Ideal candidates must also have:
● Previous harvest experience is preferred
● A positive attitude, attention to detail
● A good sense of humor
● Forklift experience preferred
● Ability to work long hours
● Ability to lift 50+ pounds
● Can provide own housing and transportation
● Strong communication and organizational skills
● Computer proficiency, InnoVint experience a plus

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to develop their acumen and experience in the wine industry in a hands-on, intimate winery setting.
Please send us your resume along with a cover letter detailing your wine industry background and why you would like to work at Crocker & Starr Winery to Katie Rouse

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