Vineyard Worker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Gundlach Bundschu Winery

  Sonoma, California

Breaking Tradition for Six Generations—The Bundschu Company owns and operates Gundlach Bundschu Wine, Abbot’s Passage Supply Co, Echo Echo Wine and Huichica Music Festival in Sonoma Valley and beyond.   Owned and managed by the Bundschu family for 160 years, the company has built a robust and storied wine industry legacy by continually looking forward and pushing boundaries on all sides. We are known for best in class wines, beautiful settings, dynamic customer experiences, and a spirit of fun and approachability. We strive to create a working environment that inspires personal and professional growth and a business that affords a meaningful and enriching lifestyle to all its participants.   We are looking for hard working, smart thinking, motivated, innovative, and collaborative individuals who value our legacy and are ambitious enough to create one of their own.



The Vineyard Worker is responsible for performing regular routine tasks required to maintain and care for grape vines and can work in all vineyard operations throughout the lifecycle of the vine; from spring pruning to fall harvest, as well as being able to follow all safety protocols.

  • Requires experience in vineyard work including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Cane Cutting, Canopy Management, Erosion Control, Fertilizing, Fruit Thinning, Harvesting and/or Sorting of Wine Grape, Hoeing, Leafing, Perimeter Maintenance, Planting, Pruning, Root Removal, Shoot Tipping, Staking, Suckering, Training, Tying
  • Creates a safe and respectful work environment following all safety rules and employment policies. 
  • Other duties may be assigned:



o perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Education – High school education or equivalent
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to use good judgment
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Possess a valid California driver’s license preferred
  • Basic English skills desired but not required



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following: 

  • Must be able to work outdoors in extremes of heat/humidity/cold and other inclement weather conditions
  • Must be able to walk on uneven ground
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to see clearly enough to a) drive safely b) recognize employees
  • Must be able to work long hours when required

Must be able to sustain the repeated use of hands as well as long periods of standing, walking and bending



Bundschu Company offers its full time employees a comprehensive benefits package.  The core health insurance components include medical and dental. Bundschu Co. covers the majority of cost for employees and dependents.   Other benefits include 401(k) with discretionary company match, vision insurance, FSA and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, time off for volunteer opportunities, time-off for your birthday, wine and merchandise discounts and many more!

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