Job Status: Filled

Cellar Master/ Lab Technician (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time


  Penticton, British Columbia

At Township 7 Vineyards & Winery, it’s about exceptional wine and we believe this starts with exceptional people. Be a part of our passionate team and gain invaluable experience, knowledge, and insight into the crafting of premium Bordeaux, Rhone, Alsatian, and Champagne style wines. We are a small premium 10,000 case Okanagan winery located on the beautiful Naramata Bench in B.C. Canada. Our accolades demonstrate our commitment to producing quality wines.

We are looking for a highly detail-oriented full time cellar master and lab technician to assist with all our winemaking and vineyard operations. The candidate will be a highly motivated, self-driven employee with a keen eye on detail, interested in learning all aspects of the winemaking industry from vine to bottle.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Clean, sanitize and sterilize equipment, tanks, and barrels
Carry out wine movements, barrel work

Add chemicals to wine as required (inoculations and additions)
Operate cellar equipment including pumps, cleaning apparatus, and crush pad equipment (presses, crusher, de-stemmers, auger systems), forklifts, etc.
Apply good housekeeping practices and follow all safe cellar practices

Laboratory analysis of all wines and juices using Foss system and wet chemistry

Vineyard Related Responsibilities

vineyard monitoring

pruning, shoot thinning, picking (all variety of hand work)

repairing trellis and irrigation


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of mechanical equipment

Forklift operation and safety (handling of fruit and barrels essential) with licence preferred

Driver’s licence

Strong problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Multitask and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills

Must be eligible to work in Canada


Required Education and Experience:
University or college education in viticulture or enology preferred

2-3 years experience working in a winery preferred


Physical Requirements
Walk, kneel, and stand for long periods of time, walk on wet surfaces; climb ladders; lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
Able to work rotating shifts, OT, and weekends, particularly during harvest.


Compensation is competitive including wine allotment and benefits. Compensation will be based upon experience.

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