• Cellar Worker I

    Job Locations US-CA-Yountville
    Job ID
    2019-1149
    Category
    Winemaking
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    IN THE NEWS-07

    Domaine Chandon, founded in 1973, was the first American sparkling winery established by a French Champagne house. Chandon is also part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH - Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton. A leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley. 

    Find, with us, a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the business and learn more about the world of sparkling wine while working hands on with our Winemaking team.

     

    Responsibilities

    The mission for this role is to perform beginning to intermediate cellar operations with limited supervision in order to create premium wines.

     

    -Assist skilled cellar workers.

    -Perform routine operation of pumps and filters to rack, transfer, and clarify juice and wine.

    -Responsible for sanitation in all areas of cellar operations including tanks, floors, fittings, and all other equipment.

    -Follow and complete work order instructions in detail.

    -Collect wine samples and general support for laboratory sampling.

    -Measure, weigh, and perform chemical additions to wine.

    -Perform equipment maintenance such as hose repair, general pump maintenance, and general winery maintenance.

    -Perform routine barrel work including: receiving, prepping, filling, topping, cleaning/sanitation, and inventory.

    -Monitor and set tank temperature during fermentation, stabilization and storage.

    -Safely operate forklift and handcarts.

    -Responsible for shipping and receiving of wine tankers and grape deliveries

    -Participate in safey, department and company meetings.

    -Creative, flexible, and innovative team player

    -Conduct inventory on wine and supplies.

    Qualifications

    Education: High school diploma or GED required.                    

     

    Languages: English

     

    Professional experience & know how:

    -Minimum 1 year winery cellar experience preferred.

    -Knowledge or ability to learn safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals.

    -Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures.

    -Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

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