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Submission #631

Summerwood 2021 Harvest Intern
Internship
Summerwood Winery & Inn
Paso Robles, California
Summerwood is a family-owned, boutique winery located on the Westside of Paso Robles. We specialize in artisan crafted Rhône and Bordeaux varietals and blends.
TBD
August 2021
December 2021
Summerwood Winery & Inn, located on the West side of Paso Robles, is seeking a focused and detail-oriented intern to assist with the 2021 harvest. This hands-on position will provide experience in all areas of winemaking from grape to bottle.

DUTIES of the POSITION INCLUDE:
• Vineyard and Cellar Sampling
• Laboratory Analysis (Brix, pH, TA, FSO2)
• Processing Grapes – sorting, loading presses, barreling down juice/wine, performing additions
• Fermentation Management – monitor tanks and barrels, punch-downs, emptying fermentation tanks
• Barrel Work – filling, racking
• Cleaning, cleaning and more cleaning

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES of CANDIDATE:
• Highly motivated and hardworking with a passion for wine and winemaking
• Dependable and willing to work long, extended hours including weekends
• Availability from approximately early August through early December
• Ability to read, write and communicate in English along with basic math skills
• Possess current driver’s license and have clean DMV record; forklift experience desired
• Prior harvest experience preferred, but exceptional applicants without cellar experience may be considered

WINERY WORK and CONDITIONS REQUIRE that EMPLOYEES are ABLE to:
• Walk, stand, bend or kneel for prolonged periods
• Frequently move up and down stairs
• Lift up to 60 pounds
• Work in areas that may be cold, wet and noisy
• Function in hot outdoor temperatures and conditions
• Traverse uneven vineyard terrain
This is an excellent opportunity to work with a small winemaking team on all aspects of harvest and winery operations.
Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to info@summerwoodwine.com. We look forward to hearing from you and why you would be a great addition to our team!

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