Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Dirty Laundry Vineyard (http://dirtylaundry.ca)

  Summerland, British Columbia

Dirty Laundry Vineyards is looking for a Cellar Hand to join our winemaking team. Located in Summerland, B.C Canada of the Okanagan Valley Dirty Laundry Vineyards has been producing award winning wines since 2006 and produces roughly 30,000 cases of wine per year. Working directly with the winemaker and assistant winemaker, the Cellar Hand will offer support and assistance in the entire winemaking process, performing a wide range of tasks – from processing fruit, through fermentation, to finishing and bottling the wine, as well as vineyard work. If you have a passion for wine and are seeking a career within a growing company, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

• Harvest Processing: grape reception, destemming, crushing, pressing

• Fermentation Management: inoculations, nutrient additions, sampling, pump overs, punch downs, and digging tanks out

• Cellar Work: barrel filling, racking, blending, additions, filtration

• Cellar Sanitation: tank and barrel cleaning, general cleaning of facility and winery equipment

• Bottling: unloading and loading of the bottling line truck, sanitation and cleanliness  

•  Vineyard Work: pruning, tying, tucking, leafing and various manual labour tasks

•  Inventory management: Fulfilling retail orders, stock movements, managing inventory counts

Qualifications:

• Experience working in beverage production, with knowledge of wine/cellar operations is preferred but for the right individual, not required

• Strong commitment to quality, with attention to detail.

• Willing to take initiative, self-motivated and dependable

•  Good problem-solving skills

• Knowledge of safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals.

• Teamwork related skills

• Ability to work shift work, including late nights and weekends

•  Ability to lift 55 lbs

•  Must be eligible to work in Canada and be 19+ years in age

 

All interested applicants please forward your cover letter and resume to taylor@dirtylaundry.ca while we appreciate all interest, only applicants that are receiving interviews will be contacted.

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