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E&J Gallo Coastal Winemaking Internship in Napa, California

Coastal Winemaking Internship

Location: Napa, CA, US, 94558

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Date: Jun 5, 2024

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Coastal Winemaking Internship 2024

Start Date: August 5, 2024

Duration: August-December

Location: Pahlmeyer Winery (Napa, CA)

Application Deadline: June 19, 2024

Dive into the world of winemaking with our Coastal Winemaking Internship Program, nestled in the scenic Napa Valley. We're seeking a dedicated intern to join our team, where you'll dive into the daily rhythms of harvest and manage ongoing winemaking projects. This opportunity is your pathway to not only working alongside experienced winemakers but also significantly enhancing your expertise for future career or academic pursuits. If you're passionate about winemaking and eager to learn in an environment that values diversity and growth, we invite you to APPLY!

What You Will Do:

  • Assist in sampling, lab blends, tasting, inventory control, and cellar work management.

  • Participate in fermentation monitoring and tasting, analysis tracking, and data interpretation.

  • Assist in preparing and processing work orders.

  • Monitor and/or perform grape sorting, inoculations, additions, maceration, racking, draining, pressing, barrel filling, and lab analysis.

  • Work cross-functionally with departments across the company.


  • Hiring Salary Range Posted: $23.50 - $24.50 / hour

  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

    Perks & Benefits

  • In addition to the salary, this position may be eligible for bonuses and incentive plans, as applicable.

    What You Will Need

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in the following areas OR have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in the school of Life Sciences, school of Agricultural Sciences, or school of Engineering.

  • Required to lift and move up to 45 lbs.

  • Able to climb fixed stairs with handrails and vertical ladders with hoop cages to a height of 40 feet.

  • Required to be 21 years of age or older.

  • Experience computing mathematical formulas and basic computer skills.

  • Required to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.

  • Required to be 18 years or older. This may be in addition to other age requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.

    What Will Set You Apart

  • Junior or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Fermentation Science, Plant Science, Enology, Food Science, Wine Business, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Bioscience, Biology, Viticulture, Biological Engineering, Winemaking or Chemistry.

  • Prior winemaking and tasting internship or work experience.

  • Familiar with Chemistry and Microbiology.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with the experience managing multiple assignments.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Inside/Outside conditions: During Crush, work estimated at 80% (but not limited to) outside, with weather of varying types.

  • Wet/slippery conditions vary and may include work in rain.

  • Required to lift and move up to 45 lbs.

  • Must be able to climb fixed stairs with handrails and vertical ladders with hoop cages to a height of 40 feet.

  • Noise levels may vary. Occasional situations where ear protection is required.

    Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

    Requisition ID: 104470



    Gallo’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees and not to discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decision making, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nor will Gallo discriminate based on a perception that an individual has any of the foregoing characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

    Gallo will comply with state and local laws prohibit discrimination for lawful out-of-work behavior, such as off-duty use of cannabis away from the workplace (subject to federal and state law exceptions), the existence of non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids as determined by a drug screening test (subject to federal and state law exceptions).

    We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

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