Harvest Internship in Sonoma California

Tuesday, 28 May, 2019
Greg Urmini    
California Central Coast  

Paul Hobbs Wines is seeking interns to join our California production teams for the 2019 harvest.  Dedication to wine quality, a strong work ethic, attention to details, and a great attitude are of the utmost importance. 

Interns are responsible for all aspects of cellar work including fruit sorting and crush pad operations, cap manipulations (pump-overs/punch downs), fermentation monitoring, rackings, barrel work, etc. A substantial amount of time will be dedicated to cleaning and sanitation.


Qualifications & Specific Skills:

  1. Minimum of 1 harvest of cellar experience.
  2. Strong organizational skills; ability to manage changing priorities and workflow.
  3. Willingness to learn winemaking operations and their effect on wine quality and style.
  4. Be accountable.
  5. Basic math, reading, and writing skills.
  6. Ability to work while bending, twisting, squatting, pushing, pulling, reaching overhead, or kneeling for 2 to 3 hours continuously, and up to 12 hours per day.
  7. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  8. Ability to learn forklift operation.
  9. Ability to drive a car and present a valid driver’s license.
  10. Willingness to work long hours, nightshift and weekends.