Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Le vieux pin winery (http://www.levieuxpin)

  Oliver and Osoyoos, British Columbia


Le Vieux Pin winery and Lastella winery are two boutique wineries certified sustainable from the Sustainable winegrowing BC program. The two wineries, located in the South Okanagan, BC, Canada  have upwards of 80 acres of prime vineyards in Oliver’s Golden Mile and Black Sage Bench, as well as the Osoyoos Lake district. In their commitment to excellence, LaStella and Le Vieux Pin practice low input viticulture and sustainable farming, employing deficit irrigation to achieve low yields and complex, concentrated flavors in their grapes. Both wineries are producing ultra-premium wines and every step of the process is detailed oriented from the vineyard to the bottle.

We are currently looking for highly motivated and hardworking Harvest Cellar Hands. This is an hourly wage position for a minimum of 6 to 12 weeks (with potential for an extended work term). The candidate will be joining our team of passionate people during the 2023 harvest and will be working at both locations.

The role includes all aspects of winemaking and is very hands on. You may be involved in fruit receival, sorting, pump overs/punch downs, fermentation monitoring, pressing, barrel work, winery sanitation, as well as other winery related jobs.

The candidate needs to :

  • Be hands on with some period of high activity
  • Manage and organize his/her time according to the direction given by the winemaker
  • Show a high degree of organization skills and attention to details
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Demonstrate a team spirit while being able to work on its own
  • Willing and able to work extended hours, any day of the week
  • Respect the hygiene and safety procedures
  • Handle physical work
  • Able to lift 20kg
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and be willing to learn
  • Only applicants who are eligible to work in Canada will be considered for this role, please provide evidence of applicable work visas or Canadian residency.


  • Previous vintage experience
  • University or College Degree in Oenology and Viticulture
  • Forklift experience
  • Full drivers licence and clean driving record



Salary will be based on experience.

How To Apply

Interested? Send your resume and a cover letter by July 24th, 2023 to [email protected] with the subject “Harvest Staff” ***No phone calls please *** Only successful applicants will be notified for an interview.

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