Cider Maker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Muwin Estate Wines Ltd. (

  7155 Hyw 12, New Ross, B0J 2M0, Nova Scotia


Muwin Estate is currently seeking an enthusiastic Cider Maker to join our team. As a fast-expanding company, we are looking for a team player that wishes to grow with the company on a long-term basis. The position is based out of New Ross, Nova Scotia.

Reporting to the Winery Manager/Winemaker, the key responsibilities for the position will consist of:

Responsibilities and Duties:

·       Working with the cellar hand, perform daily tasks including:  blending, fermentations , filtrations, racking, fining, cleaning and sanitation according to in-house protocols.

·       Perform standard lab analysis of sugars, alcohol, pH, TA, free and total SO2 etc.

·       Operating & maintaining cellar equipment

·       Creating weekly cellar schedules to ensure production goals are met

·       Inventory management and procurement

·       Representing the winery at events as needed

Required Skills:

·       Relevant degrees in Science, Engineering or from technical Programs considered

·       Minimum of 2 years of commercial cidermaking / winemaking or fermentation experience in a lead position

·       Ability to multitask on a regular basis and carry out required tasks with minimal supervision

·       Good computer literacy and familiarity with the use of spreadsheets

·       Excellent command of the English language - both written and oral

·       Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable in a team environment, customer focused from an operational perspective

·       Must have a positive behavior and be able to lead by example

Working Conditions:

·       This position requires physical effort which entails lifting and moving up to and including 25 Kgs

·       Able to work at heights (catwalk)

·       Willing to work in all weather conditions

·       Must be able and willing to work  flexible hours, overtime or staggered hours in order to meet production needs.

·       The work load is expected to be 70% hands-on in the cellar and 30% laboratory and administrative tasks.

We are a small team with great success and a potential for exponential growth. Expectations are set high but a successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work alongside a passionate team and grow with us. We’d love to hear from you and tell you more about this career opportunity!

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]


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