Vintage Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Contract

  Adamo Estate Winery (http://www.adamoestate.com)

  Mono, Ontario

Adamo Estate Winery is a dynamic and award-winning winery. Our 18 acre Estate Vineyard, established in 2012, is located on a more northern part of Niagara Escarpment in the hills of Hockley Valley, Ontario, Canada. We are an ultra-premium winery that focuses on making wines with a sense of place from our Estate grown fruit as well as select premium vineyards in the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario, Canada.  Our small batch winemaking program allows us to work with many varietals of both red and white Vitis vinifera grapes.  Adamo Estate Winery believes in a hands-on approach and minimalist intervention to allow natural expression of the grape from each specific vineyard site.  Our Estate Vineyard is managed with organic practices and encourages biodiversity and balance.

We are seeking a motivated Vintage Cellar Hand to join our team for 2019 Crush.  This individual must a have a “wine is made in the vineyard” approach and a hands-on, positive attitude.  The position is available for August 2019-December 2019. 

Compensation is based on experience and industry standards.

Requirements for this position include but are not limited to the following;

-          Winery work will be the focus and vineyard work when needed

-          Prior vineyard and/or winery experience is preferred

-          Completion of vineyard and/or winery education preferred

-          Capability to follow direction from the Winemaker and Vineyard Manager

-          Strong communication skills and attention to detail

-          Competence to work on the crush pad; receiving grapes, pressing, crushing and destemming, cleaning, sanitizing and maintaining equipment

-          Sugar testing and fermentation testing knowledge

-          Proficiency in cellar tasks; tank/barrel cleaning and sanitizing, racking, transfers, barreling up and down and blending

-          Ability to work well as part of the team or individually

-          Must have a cooperative attitude and be flexible to changes and work hours

-          Willingness to expand knowledge base and practices and participate in vine and wine trials

-          Must be prepared to work in all types of weather and temperatures in Southern Ontario

-          Must be able to do physical labour and lift 25 KG

-          Valid driver’s license is required

-          Must be eligible to work in Canada

Please email your cover letter and resume to Shauna White, Winemaker:

 shauna@adamoestate.com

Eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview.

How To Apply

Shauna White

519-942-3969

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