Assistant Winemaker – Airfield Estates Winery, Sunnyside, WA
Production Facility Location: 4701 Bethany Rd. Sunnyside, WA 98944
Education: 2-yr or 4-yr degree in winemaking related degree program (Enology, Fermentation Science, MicroBiology, Food Sciences, Chemistry)
Work Experience: at least two vintages in either a cellar, laboratory, or winemaking support position
Compensation: Salaried position. $50-60K annually, depending on experience.
*Master Cellar Software: Orion – Blend Production
*Create and Input Work Orders and track all cellar movements.
*Help craft best practices for all cellar activities
*Oversee laboratory protocols
*Procurement and Logistics for all winery supplies
*Monitoring of all wine lots
*Supervise cellar crew and assign cellar work.
*Work with custom crush clients on their wine projects
*Work with winemaker on vineyard, harvest, blending, and bottling decisions.
*Represent the Airfield and Lone Birch brands to the public and to the trade.
*Impeccable attention to detail
*Strong Organization skills
*Good Communication skills, with winemaker and cellar staff (Spanish a plus)
*Good wine palate with the ability to pick out wine flaws.
*Strong Science background a plus
*One page cover letter
*One page resume
*Reference page: minimum of 3 references
*Send applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Interviews for position are expected to commence the week of January 2nd, 2017. I will respond to applicants to confirm completed application was received.