Cellar Intern – Custom Crush Winery, Artifex Wine Company, Walla Walla, WA

Artifex Wine Co, the leading custom crush winery in the Walla Walla Valley, is seeking Interns to join our 2018 Harvest Team.  A Custom Crush Internship at Artifex teaches the balance between boutique winemaking practices and large-scale production.

Here, you have a unique opportunity to train with our experienced team and to work among some of Washington’s best winemakers. Through hands-on guidance, you are exposed to diverse approaches to wine production and complex cellar logistics.

We are looking for reliable, self-motivated people who want to fully immerse themselves in harvest.

Job Duties

-Learn and follow Standard Operating Procedures

-Press Operations

-Crush pad operations

-Barrel work

-Detailed wine movements

Job Qualifications

-Must demonstrate forethought and work efficiently

-Previous cellar experience or education in Enology preferred

-Previous forklift experience preferred

-Candidates must be able to participate in and pass the Artifex Forklift Certification Course

–Work long hours on your feet in a fast paced environment

-Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs

-International applicant must obtain a J1 Visa through CAEP.org or EXPINT.org

Full-time availability required from late August to early November, 2018. Job duration is dependent on vintage. This position may lead to full-time employment. ***

Pay: Hourly, commensurate with experience

To apply: Email résumé and cover letter to workorders@artifexwineco.com Other harvest positions are also available. Inquire within.

Learn more at www.artifexwineco.com