Harvest Technician Intern, Landmark

internship - full time,

Wonderful Company
Kenwood, CA
Closed
Posted 94 Days ago
Wonderful Company
Kenwood, CA
internship - full time,
Posted 94 Days ago
Closed

Description

Landmark Vineyards has Internship opportunities available for the 2019 growing season and harvest beginning mid July 2019 through early November 2019. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, hard working, and a detail oriented person with a passion for agriculture and learning. This will be an opportunity to work directly with the Grower Relations Manager along with many of the top growers in Sonoma, Monterey and Santa Barbara Counties. You will learn all viticultural aspects of the quick-paced, day to day operations that come with tracking veraison dates to assisting with crop estimates. You also will assist in determining when to harvest the fruit from our Hop Kiln Russian River Valley Estate Vineyard and the approximately 35 coastal vineyards that we purchase fruit from by utilizing the berry sampling methodology. Here's what you'll do: * Seasonal vineyard operations such as: data collection, crop forecasting, vineyard monitoring and scouting * Berry Sugar sampling from assigned vineyard blocks * Assist in running lab analysis: brix, pH and TA * Assist in coordinating picking schedules and delivery of macro picking bins to and from winery * 50% of your internship will be spent in the vineyard, 50% spent in the cellar assisting with the winery's harvest needs (crushing, sorting table, barrel work, pump-overs, cleaning) Here's what you'll bring to the table: * Possessing a Degree (or currently enrolled) in an Agriculture or Wine & Viticulture program is preferred; harvest and wine industry experience is recommended * Possess a positive attitude; detail-oriented and comfortable working alone * Ability to lift 50 pounds * Ability to walk long distances and/or hills in a variety of hot and cold climates * Flexible and willing to work varying shifts, overtime, and weekends * A clean and current DMV printout required (a winery vehicle will be provided for use during working hours) * This is a full-time, 40-50 hrs/week, hourly-paid internship position Job duration: Early July (possibly as early as 7/8/2019) through early November or until harvest is complete. Here's what we'll bring to the table: Nestled at the base of the Mayacamas Mountain Range in the Sonoma Valley, Landmark Vineyards epitomizes the rustic grace and beauty of Sonoma County. Since 1974, Landmark has been dedicated to producing handcrafted, ultra-premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir sourcing grapes from unique vineyard sites throughout California to create rich, balanced wines. Their signature wine, the Overlook Chardonnay, has appeared on The Wine Spectator Top 100 list six times. Landmark's wines may be purchased via select wine shops and restaurants, or directly from Landmark's Tasting Room, on-line store, or through membership in the Wine Society. To discover more about Landmark's remarkable approach to winemaking, visit www.landmarkwine.com. The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories. #LI-PT1 + Show Full Description This job is not relevant Tell us why

Skills

agriculture, purchasing, viticulture, sampling, dna analysis, data collection, origin, harvest, agricultural research, field work, soil science, agricultural production, agricultural economics, precision agriculture, environmental science

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