Wine and Viticulture


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Submission #281

2019 Harvest Intern
Internship
Foris Vineyards
Rogue Valley, Oregon
Our family owned and operated vineyard and winery have been in Southern Oregon for over 40 years, producing Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewurztraminer. We also produce small amounts of Tempranillo and Bordeaux varieties.
TBD
September
November
POSITION SUMMARY

Our family owned and operated vineyard and winery have been in Southern Oregon for over 40 years, producing Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewurztraminer. We also produce small amounts of Tempranillo and Bordeaux varieties.

For the 2019 harvest, Foris is seeking enthusiastic candidates to join our harvest production team. It is important that candidates be able to work effectively with a team and independently when necessary. Good music playlists are appreciated.

This is a temporary position anticipated to start in early September

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Winery and equipment cleaning & sanitation.
• General cellar work including racking tanks, tank additions, topping, and bottling.
• Fermentation management including punchdowns, barrel fermentation management, brix and temp checks, nutrient additions, inoculations
• Vineyard sampling, brix and pH checks, other lab work depending on experience

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

• Punctual, motivated, and a positive team player.
• Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
• Reliable. We have fun, but this is a professional place of business.
• Previous winemaking and cellar experience preferred.
• Previous forklift experience preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis and remain on feet for long periods of time.
• Must be able to climb a ladder on a regular basis.
• Must be available to work long hours, including weekends, as needed throughout harvest.
• Must be able to communicate clearly in English (written and spoken).
• Must be able to read, understand and follow work and safety-related SOPs, and able to follow verbal instructions.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
• Apply online: https://hire.wheniwork-production.com/jobs/forisvineyards
• Please submit your resume/CV as well as a cover letter telling us why you are enthused about this opportunity and would be an awesome addition to our team.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Experience International is our contact for international applicants needing a J-1 visa.
We have housing for one candidate. In some cases, we may be able to help additional seasonal employees find affordable places to rent.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
• Apply online: https://hire.wheniwork-production.com/jobs/forisvineyards
• Please submit your resume/CV as well as a cover letter telling us why you are enthused about this opportunity and would be an awesome addition to our team.

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