2021 Harvest Intern
Raptor Ridge Winery
Be a part of our small harvest team! Raptor Ridge Winery is located in the Laurelwood District of the Chehalem Mountains, just outside Portland, Oregon. In addition to growing Grüner Veltliner and Pinot Noir on our estate vineyard, we source sustainable, organic and biodynamically grown Pinot Noir from 5 of the 9 sub AVA’s in the Willamette Valley, as well as producing sparkling wine, Gamay Noir, Auxerrois, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris
July 26, 2021
November 1, 2021
The position could start as early as late July for the right candidate, and conclude at the completion of harvest, approximately early November weather dependent. While we are unable to provide housing, we have several contacts with rooms and can assist in finding a place to stay. At the peak of harvest, we will provide Harvest lunches and healthy snacks.
Harvest job duties will include;
• processing and sorting fruit
• racking juice to tank and or barrel
• pulling samples and checking brix
• punchdown / pumpovers, additions
• cleaning and filling barrels
• sanitization of all winery equipment.
The ideal candidate should be flexible with their schedule and be available to work weekends. There are a lot of physical aspects to this job which includes lifting up to 50lbs, pushing, pulling, shoveling, and standing for long periods of time. Working conditions vary from hot to cold, dusty or wet and sometimes noisy therefore requiring a tolerance to varying conditions. Good communication skills, a solid comprehension of English, and attention to detail a must. Previous harvest experience and or forklift training a plus.