Assistant Winemaker

Hospitality Sales Associate

Our small, family owned winery is currently seeking the right person with a passion for Bordeaux-family wines to join our production team. This job offers an amazing opportunity to become part of a hardworking, tight-knit production team excelling in making extremely high-quality, small-batch wines. Candidates for the Assistant Winemaker position should possess a keen interest in all aspects of ultra-premium winemaking and grape growing. Equally important is acute attention to detail, excellent verbal, oral, and written communication skills, a solid work ethic, stellar organizational skills, a positive attitude, inner drive, flexibility, and most importantly, a commitment to the pursuit of the highest wine quality.



Responsibilities include:

• Assists in managing the day-to-day operations of production

• Works directly with the Winemaker to develop practices and procedures to insure the highest wine quality

• Actively participates in the sensory evaluation of wines and blending sessions

• Creates daily work orders

• Involvement in vineyard during the growing season and vineyard sourcing

• Oversees daily cellar operations in conjunction with the Cellarmaster

• Oversees hiring of harvest personnel

• Orders bottling supplies and prepares wines for bottling

• Maintains company safety program for winery

• Budget writing and management

• Represents the winery at public relations/marketing events as needed Skills include:

• Supervisory experience

• Strong laboratory skills including setting up wine trials

• Strong cellar skills

• Familiarity with vineyards and grape growing

• Facility maintenance experience

• Strong forklift skills

• Experience with WMDB or related wine tracking software

• Strong multi-tasking and time management skills

• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills

• Flexibility- must be prepared for interruptions and changes in job priorities

Candidates must have a B.S. in Enology, Winemaking, or related field and a minimum of three years winery and supervisory experience. They must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds and climb ladders and stairs. Extended hours are required during peak times of the year, often occurring in a cold and wet environment.


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