• Harvest Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Yountville
    Job ID
    2019-1153
    Category
    Winemaking
    Type
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Overview

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    More than 250 years of sparkling winemaking experience and ancestors
    who defined innovation helped to form today's Domaine Chandon,
    which continues the tradition of discovery and passion for great winemaking.


    Join us for Harvest and gain valuable hands-on experience
    from one of California’s premier sparkling wineries.

     

    Responsibilities

    Assist the Winemaking team in performing and coordinating grape arrival, juice processing to fermentation stages for the harvest season. This includes:

    -Create and maintain an Excel spreadsheet documenting grape receiving, juice movements and additions

    -Cellar work order Data entry (AMS or New software) for grape and juice receiving and all cellar movement from juice pressing to fermentations.

    -Selection of tanks for juice settling and racking of juice into selected tanks for primary fermentation with all necessary additions.

    -Record and Monitor fermentation process. Temperature and Brix every day.

    -Troubleshoot cooling system and cascade issues to Cellar Supervisor or Winemaking team and maintenance team in case of any problem

    -Coordinate daily winemaking tasting and trials.

    -Coordinate with laboratory and cellar regarding work orders, samples and analysis.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    High school diploma or GED required.      

    Bachelor’s degree in food science and / or Enology preferred or 4 to 6 years equivalent experience preferred

             

    Languages: English required

     

    Professional experience & know how:

    -Minimum 1-year winery cellar experience.

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

    -Previous experience in sparkling wine operations preferred but not required

    -Skill in project management and/or logistics

    -Skill in mathematics wine additions based on formula

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