Assistant Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Hernder Estates Winery (

  St. Catharines, Ontario


  • Assist the Winemaker in all aspects of production, from harvest to bottling
  • Perform cellar tasks such as racking, pumping, filtering, and cleaning
  • Operate crush and press equipment during harvest
  • Monitor and manage fermentation as needed 
  • Emptying, cleaning, filling and topping barrels. 
  • Conduct lab analyses to ensure wine quality
  • Assist in blending and bench trails to produce quality wine
  • Prepare wines for bottling and assist on bottling line
  • Maintain accurate records of all cellar activities

Qualifications and Attribute:

  • The successful candidate will be reliable, organized, hardworking, and have good time management skills.
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude, an attention to detail
  • The successful candidate must also be able and willing to work long hours during harvest. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Degree or Diploma in Enology preferred
  • Wine production experience an asset
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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