Vintage 2023 Cellar Assistant (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Redtail Vineyards (

  Prince Edward County, Ontario



Redtail Vineyard is a young and dynamic winery. Our 25 acre Estate Vineyard, fully replanted in 2019, is located in Prince Edward county, Ontario, Canada. We are a premium winery that focuses on making wines with a sense of place from our Estate grown fruit. Our brand new, state of the art production facility, is ideal for small batch winemaking program with a variety of concrete tanks, concrete eggs, Wooden cask open top fermenters.

At Redtail vineyards we believe in a hands-on approach and minimalist intervention. Our Estate Vineyard is managed with sustainable practices and encourages biodiversity and balance.

We are seeking a motivated Individual for the 2023 season to join the production team as we are excited for the first harvest of Redtail’s own vineyard. Our vineyard is planted with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Gamay Noir and Pinot Gris. The production position starts on September 11th 2023 and ends on October 27th 2023.

Job Duties

-        Capability to follow direction from the Winemaker and Vineyard Manager

-        Strong communication skills and attention to detail

-        Comply and be sensitive to Health and Safety

-        Vineyard Sampling

-        Work on the crush pad; receiving grapes, pressing, crushing and destemming, cleaning, sanitizing and maintaining equipment

-        Brix and fermentation monitoring

-        Cellar tasks; tank/barrel cleaning and sanitizing, racking, transfers, barreling up and down and blending

-        Ability to work well as part of the team or individually

-        Must have a cooperative attitude and be flexible to changes and work hours

-        Willingness to expand knowledge base and practices

-        Must be prepared to work in all types of weather and temperatures in Southern Ontario

-        Must be able to do physical labor and lift 25 KG

-        Valid driver’s license is required

-        Must be eligible to work in Canada

Why join?

-        The Winemaker and Vineyard Manager are excited to share with the candidate their combined knowledge & experiences

-        A rare opportunity to make the first ever wine from an Estate Winery.

-        We are a small production team with a fun and respectful culture where you will be trained on Redtail procedures, be able to provide input & ask questions.

-        The production building was built in 2020 so the building & equipment is new and well maintained.

-        We have a fully equipped lab where we perform both wet & Foss analysis for quick and informed winemaking decisions.

-        Housing is included, in a beautiful farmhouse in the middle of one of our vineyards.





How To Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to Renan Theilloux, General Manager & Head Winemaker:

[email protected]

Eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview, wage will be determined related to experience and profile of the candidate.

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