Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


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

  Niagara on the lake, Ontario

Position: Cellar Hand / Lab intern


Start date: End of August 2022 through to December 2022 with potential to stay on.


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

Job Description:

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

·       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.

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

·       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

·       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)

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

Must have valid work visa.

Transportion and Accommodation is not provided.

Salary will be based on experience

How To Apply

Interested? Send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected] with the subject “Harvest Staff”. Only successful applicants will be notified for an interview.

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