Vintage Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Flat Rock Cellars (

  Jordan, Ontario

We are looking for a candidate to join our 2022 Harvest Team at Flat Rock Cellars.  Nestled into the Twenty Mile Bench on the Niagara Escarpment, we are a medium-sized, family run winery that focuses on all things Pinot, Chardonnay and Riesling.  We process up to 300T of grapes, mostly by hand, to produce premium white, red and rosé table wines, as well as traditional method sparkling. During harvest you will have a chance to perform many tasks within the winery such as, but not limited to:

-          Fruit sampling

-          Juice analysis (pH, brix, TA)

-          Fermentation checks (Brix, temp., health)

-          Processing, sorting, and pressing fruit

-          Cap management including punch-downs and pump-overs

-          Racking/transfers of juice and must

-          Barrel work including washing, filling, topping, and stacking

-          Making additions to juice/must

-          Inoculating juice for fermentation

-          General cleaning of all harvest equipment, tanks, pumps, and hoses

-          Adhering to all health and safety protocol

Applicants should be comfortable working evenings and weekends, lifting up to 22kg, and working with ladders.

The following experience would be beneficial (but not essential):

-          lab experience

-          forklift license

-          former DJ

-          snack enthusiast

Compensation based on experience. 

We can help with the search, but you must find own accommodations and transport.

Email resume and cover letter to Allison Findlay at [email protected]

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