17347 E Gawne Road, Stockton, CA 95215
Gnekow Winery is looking for a hands-on Winemaker to assume responsibility for our medium sized winery just outside of Lodi, CA. If you are pleasant, responsible, creative, self-starter then Gnekow Winery is a great place to grow and expand your horizons. This position offers a hands-on, wide-ranging experience in winemaking from vineyard to bottle... And the opportunity to create your own personal vintage!
Gnekow Winery produces bulk and case goods from estate and purchase grapes. Candidate will perform duties related to all aspects of winemaking: harvest and fermentation, filtering, production, and bottling.
Pay dependent on experience
Grape sampling and analysis
Vineyard data collection and winemaking documents
Participate in and monitor pick, crush, fermentation, press barreling, blending, and bottling.
Assist in selection and procurement of winemaking equipment and supplies.
Contribute to online presence (website, social media, etc.)
Supervise and work alongside the cellar team.
Evaluate and enhance existing wine in production.
Prescribe winemaking methods/protocols for future vintages.
Other related projects.
Ability to work as a team with positive attitude, to set and meet deadlines.
Willingness to work hard and learn, to research and work independently.
Ability to network in industry and academia for problem solving.
Wine/Vit or ag major preferred; valid drier's license.
Ability to walk/hike distances on uneven ground, lift up to 50 pounds, work outside in hot/cold weather or variable shifts, and stand for long periods.
Sean Gnekow, Owner