|Company||Union Wine Company|
|Company Type||Winery Only|
|Category||Cellar, Lab or Production|
|Description||Union Wine Company is situated between Portland and the Willamette Valley wine country in a warehouse-winery affectionately know as the Industrial Chateau. Founded in 2005, Union Wine Company attempts to embrace the artistry of making great wine, minus all the fuss. Union cares more about what goes into the bottle than what kind of bottle (or can) it is. The winery has experienced rapid growth: In 2013, we crushed 1,000 tons and have subsequently added 1,000 tons to this each year. We will go a bit further for vintage 2021 to put us at 6,800 tons. While most of this grown has come in the form of the brand Underwood, our other brands continue to remain in focus. These include Kings Ridge, Christopher Michael, Alchemist, and Amity Vineyards. |
Union Wine Company is seeking out qualified applicants to join us for the harvest of 2021. Harvest at Union isn’t really that easy, 6,800 tons not easy, but for some reason it is fun and our metrics report that people also learn things.
We require a few things:
-Lift 50lbs (22.7kg)
-beautiful and not so beautiful weather
From late August to end of October, a day in the life of a harvest intern will include:
-Cleaning and sanitation of wine equipment
-Juice and wine rackings
-Pump over and punch down fermenting tanks
We’ll initially like you more if you:
-Have winery experience
-Can speak and listen in English
-More food than you can physically consume
-Stumptown Coffee sponsorship
-Fermented grape beverage in can or bottle
To be perfectly honest: Please don’t “Ctrl C, Ctrl V” your application with the wrong winery in the Recipient Position of the email. This literally happens every year. I recognize that you’ll be doing a bit of paste and copying, but please for the the love of god address the fact that you just read a ridiculous job posting and give at least three examples of why you think you would be the perfect addition to our team.
Union Wine Company: Our tanks are bigger than yours.
We want candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. Union Wine Company is committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career.
|Contact Name||Ellie Richey|