Harvest Winemaker / Cellar Intern (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Trius Winery (http://www.triuswines.com)

  Niagara On The Lake, Ontario


At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability, we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day.

Who We Are

We are one of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking. We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience.

We are a leading Canadian winery and the experience gained at Trius is world class. We foster a wine environment and openly discuss techniques and processes. Education and experience is one of our main goals. Processing starts in Late August to mid-September by harvesting our sparkling wine (300 tonnes of hand-picked grapes) which we use for our range of traditional method wines. We make a range of table wines including Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Gamay, Merlot, Cab Franc and Cab Sauv. Successful candidates will get the opportunity to work within various areas of the winery including the crush pad, cellars, and our extensive barrel cellar.

Reporting to the Winemaker, we are looking to hire a Harvest Winemaker/Cellar Intern for the upcoming 2022 vintage.

You will be required to be available 7 days per week for 12hrs/day shifts (day or night) and will be given one day off during that time period. Harvest is approximately 2 to 3 months in duration, beginning at the end of August and ending early to mid-November (actual dates to be confirmed).

We are looking for a teammate with:

  • Previous harvest and winemaking experience required
  • Knowledge and understanding the basics of premium wine production & wine analyses
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload with attention to detail
  • Strong Commitment to quality and safety
  • Good problem-solving abilities and ability to be hands on and dependable
  • Ability to lift in excess of 22 kg on a regular basis
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate a forklift is desirable

This teammate will be accountable for:

  • Working with the Wine Making team to determine flow of cellar work and support where needed
  • Operate and managing optical sorting table
  • Operating and managing cellar equipment as well floatation pump
  • Making additions to must/juice and wine; racking or transfer juice and wine using a variety of equipment
  • Monitoring fermentation by measuring Brix and temperature of juice/wine
  • Sensory evaluation of fermentations
  • Potential barrel work, including racking, cleaning, and filling
  • Following written or oral procedures and policies and report any deviation Winemaker
  • Operating forklift to receive and stage fruit for sparkling harvest and monitoring optically sorted fruit
  • Following all company record keeping and inventory tracking procedures.
  • Cleaning and sanitation of tanks, processing equipment and winery

Please note: Accommodation and transportation is available for international employees and is offered as a taxable benefit. We are not able to assist in Visa procurement; we advise that interested international applicants start the Visa application process as soon as possible.

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates should be in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment.

How To Apply

To apply, please visit: https://andrewpeller.prevueaps.com/jobs/215740.html

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