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Harvest Intern | Fortuity Cellars | Wapato, WA

Posted by kaury.balcom | April 29, 2021


We are a small boutique winery in the heart of Yakima Valley. We focus on Bordeaux and Rhone varieties from some of WA state’s most premier vineyards. We are a small, close-knit team. You will be working directly with the owners and winemaker. This is a very hands-on experience and our intern will get to be involved with every aspect of a small boutique winery and the winemaking process.

Harvest is a busy time of year, the right candidate must be able to work long hours (including occasional overtime, evenings and weekends), be able to lift over 50 lbs repeatedly, and have a great attitude. For candidates applying outside of the Yakima Valley affordable housing may be available.


  • Cleaning, cleaning, and more cleaning
  • Grape receiving activities
  • Wine/must movements
  • Cap management: punch-downs, pump-overs
  • Fermentation monitoring
  • Barrel activities (cleaning/filling)
  • Equipment and tank sanitation
  • Assistance with Fall Wine Club Events, Catch the Crush Tasting Room Activities and Fortuity Day (October 23) Celebration


  • Must be reliable, on-time, and engaged
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform the physical labor necessary
  • Effective communication skills


  • Approximate duration September 1-November 15. Hours each week will vary depending on winery activities.
  • Possible split shifts
  • Taco Tuesday lunches are a fun bonus!
  • This is a paid internship

Please send resumes to: