Harvest cellar hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Huff Estates winery

  Bloomfield, Prince Edward County, Ontario


Huff Estates Winery is looking for a cellar hand to assist the winemaker during the 2022 harvest. We are a small winery (6,000 cases) located in Prince Edward County. A good opportunity to work in a beautiful area with cool climate grapes. Starting September 1st to November 1st. Maybe longer if the weather forecast extends the harvest season.


Receiving grapes, crushing and de-stemming, loading press, pumping juices

Cleaning all harvest equipment on a daily basis

Transferring juice to tank and blending wines.

Lab work including checking densities, temperatures and inoculations.

Pumping over and pushing down during red wine fermentation.

Filling, topping and cleaning oak barrels.

Helping in the retail store & tasting bar if needed


               Driving licence

               Must find own accommodation

Punctuality, strong work ethic and enthusiastic

Ability to work long hours from early days and some late nights

               Ability to lift heavy weight (60lbs)

               Some experience in the wine industry or formal wine education will be an asset

Skills You Will Acquire:

               Understanding crushing process

               How to identify quality and recognize defects in grapes and juice

               Properly taste juice for acidity, ripeness and balance

               Various techniques during fermentation such as extraction, temperature control and inoculation


How To Apply

Send a resume to [email protected] subject line: Harvest 2022

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