Job Status: Filled

Cellar & Vineyard Assistant (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  French Door (

  Oliver, British Columbia

Cellar hand & Vineyard assistant


French Door Winery is currently seeking an experienced individual for the position of “Vineyard & Cellar Assistant” starting early 2024.  This is an amazing opportunity to work with premium wines, round out skills in the vineyard, and gain experience with low intervention winemaking with Bree Toor.  As the Cellar/Vineyard Assistant, you will directly impact the high quality our wines are known for from grape to glass.


We are hoping the right individual can hop in during our bottling and pruning season, carry on into the summer with a 70/30 split of vineyard/cellar, and move into harvest with our winemaker in the fall.


This is a full-time position that comes with many perks:

·      Starting salary $50,000 – adjusted for inflation

·      Wine allowance and Discounts

·      Vacation time


Please read our requirements below and reach out with a cover letter and resume either to this posting or to [email protected].


About You:

·      2-3 years direct vineyard and cellar experience

·      Overseas harvest an asset

·      Forklift experience – license an asset.  We provide training

·      Lab experience an asset

·      Working/Intermediate Viticulture knowledge

·      Tractor experience an asset

·      Excellent communication and Microsoft Office skills

·      Able to lift 50lbs, climb ladders, extended shifts on your feet, able to meet the physical demands of vineyard work

·      Legally permitted to work in Canada

·      Focused and motivated with attention to detail with aspirations to become a head winemaker



Job Duties/Requirements

§  Tractor operations including but not limited to spraying, mowing, cultivating, weeding.

§  Maintaining the irrigation  

§  Hand work (sucking, thinning, tucking, pruning, tying, etc.)

§  General vineyard and trellis maintenance.

§  Pre-harvest sampling

§  Assisting in receiving, sorting and processing fruit

§  Operate crusher/de-stemmer, press, conveyer, and pump,

§  Racking juice, filling, topping and stirring barrels,

§  Perform punch downs, pump-overs,

§  Pre/during/post ferment additions

§  Monitor and record density and temperature, as needed,

§  Removing pomace from tanks and presses,

§  Operation of a forklift

§  Accurate record keeping on work orders

§  General cleaning and sanitization of winery and winery equipment.

§  A variety of other tasks



We look forward to you applying.

$50,000 per annum

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