Harvest Intern 2013 - Healdsburg, CA
Williams Selyem is a small, ultra-premium winery in the Russian River Valley appellation of Sonoma County, California, producing approximately 14,000 cases of hand-crafted, world-class Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Chardonnay, annually. The production team consists of six full-time employees, including Bob Cabral, Managing Director and Director of Winemaking. The team is passionate about crafting exceptional wines that express the uniqueness of the extraordinary vineyard sites and pride themselves in promoting a great working culture and safe working practices.
Williams Selyem has a limited number of 2013 vintage internships available for individuals passionate about Pinot noir. The Williams Selyem Harvest Interns work closely with the winemaking team carrying out a wide variety hands-on, small-batch winemaking tasks in all facets of harvest work. Duties include cleaning and sanitizing equipment, vineyard sampling and sample processing, grape sorting and crushing, monitoring fermentations, punching down must, cleaning, draining fermenters by gravity, pressing, barrel filling, barrel topping, barrel racking, additions, yeast propagation, laboratory analysis, cleaning.
We are seeking positive, enthusiastic, detail-oriented individuals that work well within a team environment, who are willing to work hard and clean scrupulously.
The internship begins approximately mid-August and continues through October/November. Hourly pay rate is determined based on experience. Limited housing is available..
Please email resumes to email@example.com or mail to the following address:
2013 Harvest Intern Position
Williams Selyem Winery
7227 Westside Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448 USA
No phone calls, please.
Applications will be accepted through March 29, 2013. All applications will be reviewed in April and hiring decisions will be made before the end of May.
Previous winery experience is preferred.
Forklift experience is a plus.
A J-1 visa must be secured by individuals without U.S. citizenship.