Job Status: Filled

Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Chateau des Charmes Wines Ltd. (

  Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Responsibilities include, but not be limited to, sanitation of tanks and equipment; transferring/racking tanks; ingredient additions; pump overs/punch downs; monitoring fermentation; operating pumps, filters and crush/press equipment and forklift; stacking, cleaning, filling and topping barrels.

Extended hours required during harvest.

Ideal candidate: physically fit, self-motivated, team player with good communication skills, mechanical knowledge, attention to detail and a passion for wine and continuous quality improvement.

Keys skills include:

-Knowledge of wine cellar operating procedures and equipment;

-Knowledge of safe cellar practices including confined space, ladders and elevated space procedures;

-The ability to understand and perform basic math;

-Spoken and written English, although knowledge of French and/or Spanish would be an asset;

-Although not required, forklift certification would be an asset.

Education/Experience :

-Winery production experience required;

-A certificate or diploma in winery/vineyard/winemaking preferred.

Position is located at the Château in St. David's.

Hourly wage based on previous experience.

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