Job Status: Filled

Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Arrowleaf Cellars (http://www.arrowleafcellars.com)

  Lake Country, British Columbia

This is a full-time seasonal position that will be available from Sep 2 to Nov 15. The main role is assisting the winemaker with processing grapes and fermenting wine. Applicants must be able to work 6 days a week during peak season and must be willing to work up to maximum 10 hours per day.

Key responsibilities are:

Receiving and unloading grape shipments

Assisting with crushing and pressing, including cleaning and sanitizing crush pad equipment and washing bins

Assisting with lees filtration, including cleaning and sanitizing the lees filter

Pump-overs of fermenting red wines

Emptying of red wine fermenters and removing grape waste

Lab work if skilled

Vineyard work if work is slow in cellar

Bottling and barrel work prior to or after harvest

General cleaning and sanitizing of equipment 

Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in Canada

Winemaking education and/or experieince with cellar work is an asset but can also be trained on the job

Forklift or skid-steer loader experience is an asset

Must be physically capable of folding and stacking wooden half-bins, lifting cases of wine, shoveling skins from tanks, etc

A positive attitude is always appreciated!

$18.00/h with overtime paid at time and a half.


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