Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Serendipity Winery (

  Naramata, British Columbia

About us:

Serendipity Winery is a family-run winery in Naramata, British Columbia. We focus on dry, food friendly wines. Crisp whites, and big bold reds that pair well with creations from our on-site bistro. We are looking for a winemaker to be part of our award-winning team. LUXLife just named us best family run winery in BC, and we hold the highest reviews in Naramata on Trip Advisor. Serendipity fosters a safe, inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of all genders, faiths, sexualities, and races to join our team.

About the position:

This is a full time, permanent position. The Winemaker is responsible for all winemaking duties including driving wine styles, keeping the cellar in order, grape and wine quality checks, bulk wine inventory, ordering supplies, in-house lab testing, and maintaining grower relationships.

Main Responsibilities


-        sensory analysis, blending, finding and fixing faults

-        oversee and participate in all winemaking duties, from harvest to bottling

-        maintenance and cleanliness of cellar

Liaison with vineyard

-        Quality checks

-        Harvest ripeness sampling

-        Brix, pH and other harvest metrics

Order harvest, winemaking ,and packaging supplies

-        Liaison with general manager for purchases of all supplies and equipment


-        excise duty and monthly wine inventory

-        maintaining a cellar log book

Regular deliverables, meetings

-        meet with our team leaders to communicate the wine styles

-        monthly bulk inventory reports

-        monthly meetings with General Manager


-        flexible schedule when we are not in harvest

-        expected to work a yearly average of 37.5 hours weekly, with the understanding that those hours will increase during harvest and decrease in the winter months


-        at least 5 years in the wine industry

-        forklift capable

-        physically capable of winemaking duties, including but not limited to climbing ladders, lifting up to 50 pounds, and standing for long periods of time


Dependent on experience and qualifications

Please send your resumes to [email protected] by Friday, January 28th 2022. Any resumes submitted will not be responded to before January 28th.

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