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Harvest Enologist Intern - Napa

Company: Delicato Family Vineyards
Location: Napa
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Under General Supervision, the Harvest Enologist will assist the production and wine-making staff with all harvest-related activities. The Harvest Enologist is the primary person responsible for Laboratory operations during harvest; in addition, will provide technical and logistical support by performing duties such as monitoring fermentations, performing lab analyses, and conducting trials. This internship is located at Black Stallion Estate Winery in Napa.

  • Conducting wine Analysis; vineyard grape sample processing and analysis
  • Performing ML inoculations and progress tracking
  • Handling data management and distribution
  • Reviewing data and trend analysis
  • Organizing sampling and Setup for tastings, analysis, and winemaking trials
  • Performing general quality checks
  • Managing fermenter Brix and Temp tracking and distribution of information
  • Preparing yeast inoculations
  • Generating and distributing harvest production orders
  • Assisting with managing and monitoring fermentation trials
  • Assisting full-time crew with receiving fruit
  • Use of small lot wine processing equipment
  • Conducting vineyard site visits to monitor grape development
  • Assists with daily fermenter tastings with winemaking staff*Other duties may be assignedEducation and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Viticulture, Enology, Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, or other science related field preferredPrevious experience working in wineries for 1 to 2 harvests preferred (cellar or lab)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong reading, writing, communication and mathematical skills
    • Solid winemaking theory, wine sensory, communication/presentation and organizational skills
    • Ability to work under pressure during harvest with many different people and departments
    • Experience with Microsoft Office
    • Ability to work overtime and weekends
    • Team player and able to work with others
    • Must be able to work rapidly and accurately, performing multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Chemistry experience in the wine industry is a plus Certificates and Licenses
      • Acceptable driving history with valid Driver's License Working Conditions
        • Most work is performed within the analytical lab in a temperature controlled environment. -
        • In the lead up to harvest, some vineyard visits will be performed where the temperatures may reach 100F
        • Occasional exposure to fumes, gases, or dust may occurCertificates and Licenses
          • Acceptable driving history with a valid Driver's LicenseWork Standards
            • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
            • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
            • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
            • Follows all Company policies and proceduresAdditional CommentsManagement retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.California Pay Transparency Disclaimer: This is a -Non-Exempt -position. -The pay range for this position is $19.00 -to $21.00.Actual placement within range will be contingent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, education, experience, internal equity and -alignment -with market data.Delicato Family Wines offers its temporary employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance component includes medical coverage. In addition you will be eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan with a generous company match, and sick time accrual.Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
              Nearest Major Market: Napa
              Job Segment: Equity, Intern, Entry Level, Finance

Keywords: Delicato Family Vineyards, Napa , Harvest Enologist Intern - Napa, Other , Napa, California

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