Vintage Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  The View Winery (

  Kelowna, British Columbia

Vintage Cellar Hand

The View Winery seeks a reliable, hardworking individual to join our incredible team for Vintage 2021 as a Harvest Cellar Hand. This is a contract position beginning early September and ending in November 2021. Start date will be flexible and dependant on the season. This is a very hands-on position assisting in all areas of wine and cider production from harvest through blending our white wines and barreling down our red wines. The successful applicant must be open minded, have a positive attitude and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. 

Applicants must be capable of the following without constant supervision:


-          Setting up, operating and cleaning crusher/destemmer, must pump, grape press.

-          Cleaning and sanitizing tanks, hoses and pumps.

-          Rackings, Inoculations, Additions, Pump-overs of fermenting wine tanks

-          Monitoring ferments and alerting winemaker of any issues that arise

-          Cleaning, filling and topping barrels.

-          Assisting with filtration of finished wines

-          Always maintain a clean and sanitary work environment.

-          Accurately follow written work orders

-          Overtime and shift work evenings and weekends during peak harvest periods (Sept-Nov) is required



Other non-harvest duties may include (but not limited to):

-          Assisting with bottling and canning of final cider and wine products.

-          Assembling and wrapping pallets for shipping.

-          Loading and unloading delivery trucks.

-          Maintaining facility cleanliness in all production, packaging and warehouse areas





-          Tertiary qualifications in Oenology and Viticulture an asset

-          Minimum three vintages experience

-          Lab experience an asset but not mandatory

-          Applicants need to have an excellent work ethic and ability to see a job through.

-          Ability to work as part of a team and individually without supervision.

-          Willingness to work both indoors and outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions.

-          Ability to work at heights, and in cramped, confined spaces at times.

-          Forklift experience and certification are a definite asset.

-          Physically fit, ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

-          International applications must be eligible to work in Canada and have secured Visa at the time of application.

Please apply with resume via email to [email protected] "Harvest Cellar Hand" in the subject line. No telephone calls or walk-ins please. We will contact only those invited for an interview; but thank all applicants.


$18-20/hr depending on experience

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