Vintage Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Arterra Wines Canada (

  Oliver BC, British Columbia



The Role:

Arterra Wines Canada Oliver Production Facility is a full-service operation from harvest through to final distribution; operating year-round and producing some of the industry’s most awarded wines. As a Vintage Cellar Hand, you will work closely with our Winemaking team during the harvest season in the creation of our award winning wines.

Key Responsibilities:

Grape processing: Grape and juice reception, destemming, crushing, and pressing.

Fermentation management: Inoculations, nutrient additions, sampling, pump overs, punch downs, sugar monitoring, and digging out of fermenters.

Cellar work: Barrel work, racking, product transfers, product blending, and product additions.

Cellar sanitation: Tank & barrel cleaning, and general cleaning of facility and winery equipment.

Follow all safety procedures as directed by standard operating procedures.

Work order completion and compliance.

Safe operation of cellar forklift and other winery equipment (training provided).

Inventory control.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

High school diploma minimum

Strong commitment to quality with attention to detail

Strong team player

Good problem-solving abilities along with basic logistic skills required

Ability to work shifts/weekends

Knowledge of safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals

Ability to be trained in confined space entry and forklift operation

Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures

Ability to understand and perform mathematic calculations
Ability to lift 55 lbs.

Ability to work at heights

Additional Information

Your own transportation is required

You will need a valid work permit for Canada (Canadian Working Holiday Visa) \ No labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) will be undertaken

Target dates for employment would be August 26th to November 23th

Limited accommodations available

How to Apply:

To apply please email your cover letter and resume to Alexis Greskiw, Human Resources & Operations Coordinator:



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