Company
Ponzi Vineyards
Company Type
Winery Only
Category
Cellar, Lab or Production
Description
Ponzi Vineyards, one of Oregon’s founding wineries, is seeking an experienced cellar-hand to join us for the 2020 harvest (our 50th anniversary!). PV specializes in the production of premium Pinot noir and Chardonnay, along with other varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Arneis and Dolcetto.
This is a full time, paid seasonal position for approximately 8 to 10 weeks, starting beginning of September. We are looking for hardworking individuals who have a passion for wine and are excited and enthusiastic to learn more about the process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, though other duties may be assigned:
• Receiving fruit and sorting
• Racking and transfers of juice and wine
• Inoculations/additions to juice and wine
• Cap Management of red fermentations
• Operating crush equipment and presses
• Draining and pressing of tanks, including shoveling pomace
• Perform Sanitation procedures and adhere to COVID19 protocols set by the State of OR and Ponzi Vineyards
• Forklift Operation

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of 2 vintages previously worked
• Must be comfortable working long hours in a very fast–paced environment, up to 6 days a week
• Experience with forklift operations a plus
• Ideally have valid US or international driver’s license

City
Sherwood
State
Oregon
AVA
Willamette Valley
Contact Name
Max Bruening