Harvest Cellar Intern

Location: In Person at ONX Winery located at 2910 Limestone Way, Paso Robles

The right candidate will join our team in processing small, premium lots throughout the 2024 vintage and be exposed to all facets of the winemaking process. Operations and duties in the cellar include (but are not limited to):

  • Crush-pad and sorting-line operations
  • Fermentation management (i.e. pump-overs and punch-downs
  • Barrel work (topping, filling, racking, cleaning, etc)
  • Sanitation and cleaning
  • Sampling (in cellar and vineyards)
  • Forklift driving and organization of the cellar

Candidates Must:

  • Know the principles and processes of quality winemaking, B.S. in Enology/Fermentation Science or related field a plus
  • Have a general understanding of fruit processing and fermentation
  • Have one year of harvest cellar experience
  • Possess excellent attention to detail
  • Work well as a team member
  • Be dependable and flexible to work overtime and weekends during harvest season
  • Be prompt and show up to shifts on time
  • Have a clean DMV record, a current driver’s license, and a reliable form of transportation
  • Be reliable, enthusiastic, and motivated, and take pride in their work.
  • Have some comfort and experience with driving a forklift or a willingness to learn how to operate a forklift
  • Have the ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Have basic math skills

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Walk, kneel, bend, and stand for prolonged periods
  • Climb stairs
  • Lift and move up to 60 lbs
  • Work in both cool cellar temperatures and warm Paso Robles outdoor temperatures/conditions
  • Navigate steep and uneven vineyard terrain for sampling

Contact Information:

Please submit resumes and cover letters to Lauren Fessenden at Lauren@onxwines.com.