Production Assistant (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Esquimalt Wine Company (

  Victoria, British Columbia

We’re a small, expanding winery and soda-factory located in Esquimalt, BC, - five minutes from Victoria. We make award-winning, Vermouth and Quinquina style wines, alongside our non-alcoholic Rootside Soda brand (Ginger Beer, Tonic Water, Root Beer, Lemonade). This harvest we are expanding further into still wine production, while also thinking of expanding into cider, mead and other wonderful things we haven’t thought of yet.
If weird wine and botanicals are your thing, we want to talk to you! To date, the owners, Quinn and Michela, have handled all of our productions from start to finish. We have just hired a new Winemaker/Production Manager and need an assistant to fill out our team.  This position will work closely with our new winemaker to execute all cellar tasks.

The role: Performing cellar activities such as racking, blending, filtration, bottling and packaging. cleaning, organizing, fermentation and ageing.  As part of our small team the cellar assistant will work closely with our winemaker on product development, warehouse management, quality control and problem solving.

The requirements: Experience in a commercial winery, distillery, cidery or other commercial food production. Must already be living in Canada. Must have incredible attention to cleanliness and sanitization. Understand how to operate and maintain production equipment including forklift, chiller, pumps, bright tank, keg cleaner, bottler, pasteurizer etc. Physically fit and able to lift 25kg. Driver’s license. Good attitude! Ferocious desire to learn, create and self-educate

Bonus points: Willingness to do occasional public facing events. Botanical expertise. Interest in foraging and native species. Formal education in enology/brewing/distilling etc


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