Vintage Cellarhand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  CedarCreek Estate Winery (

  Kelowna, British Columbia

CedarCreek Estate winery is one of the first 8 pioneering wineries of BC and released its first wines in 1987.  Today, we look proudly towards the future to further promote our region.  With four generations of agricultural heritage and more than a quarter century of experience, we have pursued perfection and produced some of the valley's best wines resulting in Ced arCreek being twice recognized as "Canada's Winery of the Year".

A Unique Opportunity

The Vintage Cellarhand is a valued member of our inemaking team who is dedicated to producing world-class wines. Our annual Harvest period begins in September and focuses on the production of our VQA - British Columbia wine portfolio.

The life of our Vintage Cellarhand:

  • Ferment management (temperature control, inoculation, cap management, monitoring nutrient status, punch downs and pump overs);
  • Grape receival and processing, fermentations, pressings, racking, transfers, blending, topping, wine aging, wine treatments, bottling, barrel maintenance;
  • Sanitation; clean grape’s processing equipment, sanitize tanks, barrel cleaning, barrel stacking, and overall cleanliness of the cellar;
  • Operating presses, destemmers, punch down systems, pump over systems, barrel washers, ozone machines, pumps, heating & cooling systems, solenoids, control stats, draining and pressing;

Do you have what it takes?

  • Minimum 2 years of progressive experience in total, in production winemaking, preferably 1 year in international vintage
  • Enrolled or completed Education in Enology &/or Viticulture or related study from a recognized institution
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Lab experience would be considered an asset
  • Data-input and winemaker database experience would be considered an asset
  • Forklift experience would be considered an asset
  • Vineyard sampling experience would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with others in a diverse environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with personal computers and business applications
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position, including lifting up to 50 lbs, standing for long periods, climbing, bending, twisting and turning;


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