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Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  CheckMate Artisanal Winery (

  Oliver, British Columbia

2023 Harvest Cellar Hand
CheckMate Artisanal Winery
Golden Mile Bench, Oliver, B.C.

Your next move…

With precision and an uncompromising commitment to excellence, CheckMate Artisanal Winery focuses on crafting small lots of luxury Chardonnay and Merlot. We are looking for highly motivated candidates to join our team for the 2023 vintage.  

Why CheckMate?

We offer our people unique experiences, training, opportunities and support to grow their careers. We believe in giving our people a path to their future, cultivating career possibilities and perfecting the skills and knowledge they need to be at their best.

A Day in the Life!

  • Grape maturity sampling and analysis, fruit reception, pressing, racking, transfers, filling barrels, and inoculations
  • Fermentation management (temperature control, inoculations, cap management, monitoring nutrient status, smelling and tasting, punch downs and pump overs)
  • Identifying and reducing potential microbial issues – sanitation of grape processing equipment and tanks, barrel cleaning, and overall cleanliness of the cellar

Ideal Candidates:

  • University/Diploma degree in Winemaking or applicable Science Related Field
  • A minimum of 1 harvest experience
  • Experience in operation of winery production equipment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

What’s in it for you!?

  • Mentorship from a passionate and enthusiastic leadership team
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Competitive compensation
  • Discounts on tours, experiences, and restaurants at our collection of wineries including Mission Hill Family Estate, CedarCreek Estate Winery, Road 13 Vineyards, and Liquidity Wines


Apply today! Submit your resume to [email protected]

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