Seasonal Winemaking Intern

Constellation Brands

Healdsburg , California

Position Summary

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for making high quality wine. This position works directly with the Winemaking Team and will be an integral winemaking support position, helping to facilitate daily harvest Winemaking responsibilities. This position may also require Cellar or Lab work, and the Intern will work daily with members of the Cellar and Lab to achieve daily responsibilities.

This is a seasonal job; dates are between August and November, depending on the start of harvest. Hours are determined on an as needed basis to keep up with grape processing. This will include weekend work, and overtime.


  • Conduct daily fermentation monitoring including tank temperatures, cap inspection and management
  • Taste and evaluate wines with Winemaking team as needed
  • Work with winemakers and cellar leads on pressing, grape receiving, facilitating and prioritizing work load, writing work orders
  • Monitor winemaking trials, work directly on small lots
  • Assist Winemakers as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work from August through the end of November
  • Previous harvest experience in winery production
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Solid Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Ability to work various shifts including weekends and overtime
  • Good communication skills – oral and written
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have dependable transportation
  • Preferred: Degree in Enology and/or Viticulture (currently enrolled or recent graduate)

Work Environment:
- Works outdoors/indoors
- Works in warm/cold climates
- Works in high places
- Works on wet surfaces
- Is exposed to loud noise, dust, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
- Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
- Must be able to move up to 55 lbs
- Primary office environment may be warehouse/distribution setting

Occasional travel with ability to work weekends and overtime.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Ability to stand and walk over rough terrain in a predominantly outdoor environment. Requires frequent and repetitive bending. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.