Job Status: Filled

Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Frind Estate Winery (

  West Kelowna, British Columbia

Frind Estate Winery (opening soon) will be a quintessential stop on any wine tour of the Okanagan Valley.  It boasts a breathtaking lakefront location situated on the historic Bennett Property in West Kelowna. The lakefront setting, undoubtedly, adds an extra layer of grandeur and will make Frind Estate Winery a novelty amongst other iconic wineries situated nearby.

Onsite construction will continue to be underway during the 2019 season and the final touches will be complete for the onset of 2020.  We welcome you to join us in the excitement of watching this prestigious winery develop.

Residents and visitors of the Okanagan can not only expect exceptional wine from Frind, but also a memorable experience guided by locals who are passionate about where they live and are enthusiastic about what Frind has to offer.  At Frind, guests will be warmly welcomed and always treated like Okanagan family.


Harvest Cellar Hand
Job Description: 

We are currently recruiting for a detail oriented, team player who is self-motivated and goal focused

Key Responsibilities

Your key responsibilities and duties are as follows:

  • Grape processing: Grape and juice reception, de-stemming, crushing, and pressing.

  • Fermentation management: Inoculations, nutrient additions, sampling, pump overs, punch downs, sugar monitoring, and digging out of fermenters.

  • Cellar work: Barrel work, racking, product transfers, product blending, and product additions.

  • Cellar sanitation: Tank & barrel cleaning, and general cleaning of facility and winery equipment.

  • Follow all safety procedures as directed by standard operating procedures.

  • Work order completion and compliance.

  • Safe operation of cellar forklift and other winery equipment (training provided).

  • Inventory control.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Be able to read, write, speak and understand spoken English

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

  • Strong commitment to quality with attention to detail.

  • Candidate must be hands on, dependable, and self-starting.

  • Good problem-solving abilities along with basic logistic skills required.

  • Ability to be trained in confined space entry process and procedures.

  • Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures.

  • Teamwork and customer service skills.

  • Ability to work shift work including weekends.

  • Ability to understand and perform mathematic calculations.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Maintain an organized work place.

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs.

  • Computer experience would be a plus


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