Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Two Sisters Vineyards (http://www.twosistersvineyards.com)

  Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

Come grow with us at Two Sisters Vineyards located in   the heart of wine country in beautiful Niagara-on-the-lake. Two Sisters Vineyards is an ultra-premium winery with 150 acres of vineyards. We are looking for a Harvest Cellar Hand to join our growing team!

Position: Harvest Cellar Hand 

Start date: August 2023 

Reporting to: Adam Pearce – Winemaker & Emily Royal - Assistant Winemaker

Must have valid work visa.

Transportion and Accommodation is not provided.


 Job Description:

·       Identifying and reducing potential microbial issues –  grapes, must, and bulk wine as well as assisting in  monitoring the qualitative and analytical states of all  wines.

·       Cleaning & sanitizing equipment (presses, pumps, bins,  de-stemmer/crusher, tanks, tubs), as well must be  comfortable entering tanks for cleaning/skin removal

·       Operating press, destemmer, barrel washer, ozone  machine, pumps. Moving pumps and hoses into place to  pump product.

·       Ensure presentation, organization and sanitation of the  cellars is always of the highest standard.

·       Ensure all documentation and relevant records are  completed and returned to supervisor in a timely fashion  including work orders.

·       Follow all safety procedures as directed by standard  operating procedures

·       Ability to prioritize and able to adapt to changing priorities

·       Ability to lift at least 50 lbs and willingness to work  flexible hours when needed

·       Forklift experience and/or forklift certification is desirable  employee will be operating forklift: loading and unloading  trucks with grape bins (empty and full), washing and  re- stacking bins. Stacking barrels, full and empty.

During Vintage:

       Ferment management (temperature control, inoculation,  cap management, monitoring nutrient status, and pump  overs)

 ·       Grape processing, fermentations, pressings, racking,  transfers, blending, topping, wine aging, wine treatments,  bottling, barrel maintenance and sanitation.

·       Working outside (cold, damp environment) in the grape  processing area, processing grapes (includes dumping  grapes into hoppers, cleaning & re-stacking bins,  preparing and making additions to the grapes, presses,  tanks)

We offer:

Monday to Friday weekday hours. We try to keep our schedule within these hours. Unless we are processing fruit, bottling or occasionally checking fermentations. Having a work-life balance is important to us and our staff.

Salary will be based on experience.

Wineclub membership and Benefits Program are offered after the probationary period.

How To Apply

Interested? Send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line "Cellar Hand". Only successful applicants will be notified for an interview.

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