Job Status: Filled

Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Flat Rock Cellars (

  St. Catharines, Ontario

Flat Rock Cellars – Full-Time Cellar Hand (Not Seasonal)

Flat Rock Cellars is a family owned, 5-level, gravity flow winery.  Our estate vineyard is planted along the beautiful Twenty Mile Bench Appellation in Jordan, Ontario.  We are committed to making premium quality, VQA wines with a focus on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Gewurztraminer, as well as traditional method sparkling.  We produce 17,000 cases annually and are looking for the right person to join our dynamic and growing team. 

Flat Rock Cellars is established, respected and successful in the Ontario wine industry, and is able to offer a bright future of growth within the company for the right candidate.

In this role you will be working alongside the winemaker to ensure the day to day operations of maintaining quality are achieved. This position will continue past harvest through the winter and into next season.

This includes, but is not limited to:

·        Day to day winery operations from fruit harvest to preparation for bottling

·        Maintenance and sanitation/hygiene of all tanks and equipment

·        Barrel filling, emptying and cleaning

·        Additions to juice, ferments and wine

·        Racking and transfers

·        Filtration

·        Maintain an organized workspace

·        Assisting in all grape harvesting requirements (Operating pumps, de-stemmers, presses)

·        Fruit sampling and analysis

·        Fruit receival

·        Pumpovers, punch downs, emptying fermenters

·        Fermentation monitoring


Applicant requirements:

·        Previous winery production experience

·        Able to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

·        Strong verbal and written communication skills

·        Adherence to safety and operational procedures

·        Able to work extended hours when required

·        Ability to lift 20kg

·        Must be eligible to work in Canada  

·        Must be comfortable with use of stairs and ladders


Not required but asset:

·        University or College Degree in Oenology and Viticulture

·        Forklift experience

·        Valid ‘G’ drivers license   


Resumes can be sent to: [email protected]

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