Job Status: Filled

Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Arterra Wines Canada

  Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of Canada’s foremost wine producers, and the most awarded winery in Canada.  This opportunity will immerse you into the heart of Niagara wine country and provide hands on experience with premium VQA wine production.

The job will entail all aspects of wine production.  Successful candidates will be exposed to all harvest processing from receiving fruit and pressing, inoculation, pump overs, wine movements, racking, barrel cellar work, and more.

We are looking for people excited by the Niagara wine industry, and are keen to develop/ improve their wine knowledge and production skills over the 2017 vintage.  This is a seasonal employment opportunity and will begin early to mid September and end early to mid December (hard dates will be confirmed with successful candidates closer to the harvest period). 

Preference will be given to those who provide a detailed application including a cover letter outlining your experience and/or industry ambitions.


Job Requirements 

  • Motivated and passionate about the wine industry
  • Keen to learn
  • Punctual and hardworking
  • Possess problem solving skills
  • Have a keen attention to detail
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Capable of lifting 20kg
  • Willing to work long hours, shift work,  and overtime if necessary
  • Prior experience and relevant education preferred, but not a necessity
  • Practicum students welcome to apply

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