International Cellar Hands (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Frind Estate Winery (

  West Kelowna, British Columbia


About Frind Estate Winery

Established in 2017 with the purchase of the historic Bennett property in West Kelowna, Frind Estate Winery blends agriculture with technological opportunity. Markus Frind’s family has a farming history spanning 500 years, both in Germany and northern BC. After the successful sale of, Markus is focusing his efforts on pairing technology with agriculture to produce terroir-driven British Columbia wines of exceptional quality.

We are hiring an INTERNATIONAL HARVEST CELLAR HANDS based in West Kelowna, BC to join the Frind Team starting August 15 – December 31.


· Operating all equipment used in the processing of grapes, juice, and wine during harvest.

· General cellar duties, including racking, inoculations, additions, and filtering.

· Making additions to juice and wine, as well as transferring wine volumes using a variety of pumps and hoses.

· Performing red cap management techniques such as pump overs and punch downs.

· Following written and/or oral procedures and policies, reporting any deviations.

· Barrel work, including preparing barrels, and filing and racking juice and wine from barrel.

· Cleaning and sanitation of tanks, barrels, processing equipment, and the winery.

 · Understanding of winemaking equipment such as crusher, destemmers, pumps, presses, forklifts and some farm equipment.

· Assisting in bottling operations.

· Sorting of grapes.

· Maintaining a safe, clean, and healthy work environment, as well as always adhering to current WorkSafe regulations.


· Previous harvest experiences an asset.

· Drivers License considered an asset.

· Forklift driving certification considered an asset.

· Winemaking or viticulture qualification, or science related qualifications and/or wine industry experience.

· Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team, in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on quality, accuracy and timeliness.

· Must have valid VISA to work in Canada.


· Ability to work 6 -7 days over the vintage period.

· Ability to lift heavy (>50 lbs)

· May need to stand on their feet for long periods of time.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

… Work at the #1 Winery in the Okanagan Valley. We are so excited for you to join the Frind Winery Team in beautiful West Kelowna!

Job Posting #:2023- 36

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


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