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2017 Harvest Intern, Mercer Wine Estates, Prosser, WA

Approximate start date: May 2017
Approximate end date: December 2017

Duties to include but not limited to:
Assist with bottling operations
Assist with wine tracking operations
Assist with pre-harvest laboratory operations
Vineyard fruit sample crushing and analysis
Tank sampling
Tank analysis to include: temperature, brix, pH, TA, ML and RS
Daily tasting and evaluations of tanks, barrels, press wine
Conduct pumpovers
Assist with nutrient and yeast additions
Filling barrels
Stirring barrels
Sampling barrels
Updating spreadsheets

Rate of pay will be $12/hour with paid overtime.

Mercer Estates is a 70,000 case winery. We will crush approximately 1400 tons in 2017, which will include both red and white varieties. Our fruit is estate grown. Of the 1400 tons to be crushed in 2017, the majority is for Mercer Estates and the remaining will be for a variety of custom clients that we work with.

Jessica Munnell, Winemaker
Mercer Wine Estates
OFFICE: (509) 786 2097 ext. 101