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

Full Time

  French Door Estate Winery (http://www.frenchdoorwinery.com)

  Oliver, British Columbia

Cellar hand & Vineyard Assistant

French Door Winery is a small organic winery located in Oliver BC. We are an estate winery focused on low tonnage from our 20 year old vineyard using all-round low intervention practices. You will be working closely with the estate manager in both the vineyard and the cellar.


  • Tractor operations including but not limited to spraying, mowing, cultivating, weeding.
  • Maintaining the irrigation  
  • Hand work (sucking, thinning, tucking, pruning, tying, ect)
  • 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, delosage
  • 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

The requirements 

  • Willing to work long hours including evenings and weekend
  • Be focused and have attention to detail
  • Follow and respect the health and safety protocols
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and remain standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Able and comfortable to work with heights (catwalks & ladders)
  • legally permitted to work in Canada
  • worked 1-2 harvest and/or relevant enology/viticulture education


  • Forklift experience
  • Confined space training
  • First Aid any level
  • Lab experience

If you are interested email your CV to [email protected]

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