Job Status: Filled

Experienced Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Fort Berens Estate Winery Ltd (

  Lillooet, British Columbia


Experienced Cellar Hand


Fort Berens is a winery with a vineyard, a tasting room and an outdoor patio restaurant in Lillooet, BC. Our vineyards are rooted on sage-brush covered bench-land along the Fraser River at the base of the Coast Mountains. The sandy soil, arid summers, and moderate winters are perfect for growing premium grapes. We are committed to handcrafting award-winning wines that reflect our unique terroir. Our Winery and Tasting Room are located in a state-of-the-art modern building with breathtaking vistas. Our philosophy is to be an open, honest and inclusive company and we encourage learning and development in the workplace.

Job description

The Cellar Hand will assist the winemaker in all winemaking activities. During harvest, most of the work is related to received, crushing and fermenting grapes. Later in the season, the activities shift to filling barrels, racking tanks, filtration and bottling.

The cellar hand must be willing to work non-standard hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Winemaking experience in two or more vintages
  • Strong work ethic
  • Forklift ticket
  • Physically fit
  • Excellent oral communication (English)
  • High standards for hygiene / attention to detail

Further details

Start date: Aug 1st, 2020, end date approx. April. This job is full-time and seasonal. Upon on mutual agreement this could become a full-time permanent position.




Attractive compensation package including accommodation will be provided.

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