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Harvest Cellarhand/Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Black Hills Estate Winery (

  Oliver, B.C., British Columbia

Black Hills Estate Winery ( is a very prestigious and successful winery operating on the famed Black Sage Road between Oliver and Osoyoos, B.C. in Canada. From the spectacular terroir on our 40 acre estate vineyard, our winery has been passionately hand- crafting exceptional wines for over 18 years. This includes our flagship Nota Bene and Alibi blends. Thanks to our success we have a position available for the right individual to come and join our highly passionate and fun-loving winery team.


We are currently recruiting for the position of Harvest Cellarhand/Winemaker. This is a harvest term position that would commence immediately and run until February 2018. The position will work closely with and report directly to the Winemaker of Black Hills Estate Winery, Graham Pierce. This person will also work very closely with our Cellarhand, our Vineyard Management and Operations team.


This is a very hands-on role with Black Hills Estate Winery and will be involved in a myriad of tasks during the Fall Harvest and Crush. It will include lots of cleaning and washing, berry sorting, punch downs, racking barrels, moving equipment and so on. Experience with operating a forklift and other winery would be an asset, but not essential.

The person performing this role must be physically strong and available and enthusiastic about working weekends and evenings from late September to middle of November. Compensation will be commensurate with experience



Experience and qualification


  • Minimum 1 year working experience in other winery environments

  • Physically strong & capable of hands-on working in a winery environment.

  • Highly driven, ambitious personality with a strong track record.

  • Must have clearance to work in Canada, effective immediately



Compensation commensurate with experience.

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