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Winery Cellar Assistant/Brewer

 

Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery is seeking a full-time cellar assistant/brewer at our main winey location in Madison, VA.  This position is unique in that the cellar assistant works in the day to day cellar operations under the direct supervision of the Winemaker as well as assuming responsibilities dictated by the Head Brewer.  This includes different aspects of grape harvest and fermentation, cellar organization and maintenance, follow guidance from Head Brewer in the brewing process and all other aspect of day to day beer making operations. .

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an extremely organized, motivated, and detailed individual who is looking for a career in the growing industry of winemaking from grape harvest through bottling.  Tasks include but are not limited to grape harvest, barrel maintenance and oversight, bottling preparation, sanitation and cellar organization.  This position also encompasses a new beer making aspect to the Prince Michel organization.  Additional responsibilities include direct involvement in the beer making process.

 

Ideal Candidates Will Have:

*strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills

*positive attitude and flexibility

*availability to work a varied schedule during harvest season (Sept.-October)

*good project management skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks

*ability to lift 50+ pounds & work with various chemicals in various temperatures

*accuracy with numbers and strong record keeping and inventory skills

*ability to operate a forklift

*ability to work 8+ hour shifts when necessary

*positive attitude and flexibility

*good communication skills-oral and written

*must be at least 21 years of age

Although no experience in Winemaking or Cellar Management/ Brewing is required, interest in the practical and technical aspect of the winemaking/ fermentation processes is preferred.

Send all resumes to Lydia Hansen at Lhansen@princemichel.com