Assistant Wine Maker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Summerhill Estate Winery Co (

  Kelowna, British Columbia


Summerhill Pyramid Winery is a 35,000+ case Organic winery producing  a variety of sparkling, white, rose, red, Late Harvest and Icewine located in Kelowna, BC in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. 

We are looking for an energetic individual with a  “corky” personality and a passion for wine and all things organic to join our team as Assistant Winemaker. The Assistant Winemaker's job is a full time, year-round position with extended hours during harvest and bottling. The Assistant Winemaker will report directly to the Winemaker.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-          Help run day to day operations

-          Paper work and reporting compliance

-          Wet chemistry lab work

-          General cellar work, (Racking, filtering, bottling, labeling, barrel work, disgorging, cleaning, crush work, more cleaning, icewine, lab work, additions, ect.)

-          Bench trials and tasting panels

-          Strategic planning, ect.

-          Plan and execute research and development

-          General equipment maintenance



-Positive attitude and ability to work in a team

- Ability to meet physical demands of position including lifting up to 50lbs, standing for long periods of time, working outside in varying weather conditions, and comfortable with heights

- Punctual and ability to get oneself to work

- Must be able to work long and flexible hours

- Post secondary education in winemaking or relevant field

- 3+ years in full time cellar position


Can be an asset:

- Prior supervisor experience

- Forklift experience

- Able to work nights

- Confined space training

-OSHA approved First Aid any level

- Lab experience

- Organic and Biodynamic winemaking experience


To apply email Michael at subject “Assistant Winemaker 2020”

Must be eligible to work in Canada, no LIMA will be undertaken

Only potential candidates will be contacted


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