Job Status: Filled

2021 Harvest Interns (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Robert Craig Winery

  Angwin, California

Robert Craig is a small premium wine producer in the Napa Valley searching for individuals to join our team who want the best harvest experience this 2021 vintage! We offer competitive pay, free on-site housing, training, and opportunities to work in the vineyard, cellar, and lab.

Robert Craig processes about 200 tons and showcases terroir focused high elevation mountain wines, producing six incredible Cabernet Sauvignons, a Merlot, Chardonnay and Zinfandel. The Robert Craig team is committed to our sanitation practices and SOPs to produce these top-quality level wines. You will also have the opportunity to get to know many of the sub appellations with-in the Napa Valley and experience the different expression of terroir with-in each.

One of the primary responsibilities early in the vintage is collecting samples for maturity evaluation. Once harvest officially begins you will be involved in EVERY aspect of wine making from fruit receival to barrel work. The “internship” typically begins the Tuesday following Labor Day with the potential for an earlier start and lasts about 3 months. The house at the winery is small and modest with a great kitchen and living area. Though it is rent free it is to be kept clean by you, and there is no smoking.

Being ready to start work on time
Yeast, nutrient, and other additions
Barrel work: cleaning, racking, filling
Press operation
Forklift operation
Tank dig-outs
Laboratory analysis
Extensive cleaning and sanitation

Desired Qualifications/Skills:
Education: Minimum high school diploma
Experience: At least one full harvest or Bachelor’s degree in relative field
Good interpersonal relationship skills**
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
Basic math skills
Forklift experience
Ability to lift 40+ pounds

Ideal candidates are enthusiastic, dependable, hard-working, self-motivated, and detailed oriented individuals who love wine! We encourage all individuals who are interested in the position to apply, even if they do not meet all desired qualifications (especially wine students).

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