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Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Road 13 Vineyards (

  Oliver, British Columbia

Opportunity: 2023 Harvest Cellar Hand

Job Type: Seasonal (August – December 2023)

Road 13 Vineyards

Golden Mile Bench, Oliver, B.C.


At ROAD 13, ‘it’s all about the dirt’, our team, and our desire to deliver exceptional experiences. On our road there are no shortcuts. We work hard. We rely on each other. We respect the land. Our grapes grow outside our front door and just over the hill in the Similkameen. Farming these rows one vine at a time is how we bring out big, bold flavours in the wine. To work this hard, you have to love what you do. We do what works. Farming organically. Respecting the dirt under our feet and making big, bold wines.

Our Culture:
We hire passionate people, because nothing great is done without passion. We trust those closest to the work to do what’s right, to act like an owner. We believe empowerment allows people to take pride in their contributions, inspires them to share their ideas, and allows all of us to build a lasting legacy in the wine industry.

Day in the Life of our Harvest Cellar Hand:

  • Ferment management (temperature control, inoculation, cap management, monitoring nutrient status, punch downs and pump overs)
  • Identifying and reducing potential microbial issues – grapes, must, and bulk wine
  • Grape processing, fermentations, pressings, racking, transfers, blending, topping, wine aging, wine treatments, bottling, barrel maintenance
  • Sanitation, clean grape processing equipment, sanitize tanks, barrel cleaning, barrel stacking, and overall cleanliness of the cellar
  • Operating presses, destemmers, punch down systems, pump over systems, barrel washers, ozone machines, pumps, draining and pressing

What You Bring:

  • University degree in Oenology/Winemaking or applicable Science Related Field; Diploma in Oenology/Winemaking or applicable Science Related field considered an asset
  • Ideally a minimum of 1 harvest experience, preferably 2 with one international
  • Proficient in operation of all production equipment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


What’s in it for you?!

  • Competitive pay
  • Access to wine education
  • Mentorship from industry leaders
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Discounts on tours, experiences, and restaurants at our collection of wineries including CheckMate Artisanal Winery, Liquidity Wines, Mission Hill Family Estate, and CedarCreek Estate Winery



If this sounds like you apply on our website today at or send your resume directly to [email protected].

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