Vintage Cellar Hands (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Trius Winery & Restaurant (

  Niagara On The Lake, Ontario

We are hiring Vintage Cellar Hands for our Trius Estate Winery.

Trius Winery welcomes diverse, top quality harvest interns from around the world, each season. The selected harvest team will work at two different production facilities (Niagara on the Lake and Beamsville Bench sub appellation) which process approximately 3000 tonnes combined.

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.

the opportunity...

2023 Vintage Cellar Hands 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).

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.

the offer...

  • An opportunity to learn about making premium, small-batch wines
  • An employee gift card loaded each month with $75 to use at our restaurants and retail stores
  • An opportunity to work with experienced winemakers
  • Training on various cellar equipment and technical aspects of harvest work
  • Access to our Employees Assistance Program
  • Access to our development seminars, and Learning Library (over 30,000 available courses available)
  • Work in a fun, engaging and supportive environment!

Does this sound like you...

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload on a daily basis
  • Understand the basics of premium wine production & wine analyses
  • Strong Commitment to quality with attention to detail and ability to maintain an organized workplace
  • Good problem-solving abilities and ability to be hands on and dependable
  • Communicate effectively and work safely with co-workers
  • Ability to lift in excess of 22 kg on a regular basis

the role...

  • Operating equipment on the crush pad and cellars to press grapes and clarify juice
  • Making material additions to juice/wine blends
  • Racking, transferring and blending wine/juice.
  • Punch Downs, Pump Overs, Barrel Work and Fermentation Monitoring
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing process equipment

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 in a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment.

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