Harvest Lab Technician

Duckhorn Wine Company    Hopland, CA
Job Description
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for fermentation monitoring, tank and barrel sampling, and wine analysis. Provides repeatable, accurate sampling and analyses, and actively contributes to a team environment with open communication. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Daily fermentation monitoring and sensory evaluation
  • Tank and barrel sampling
  • Vineyard sampling
  • Grape and wine analysis (Brix, TA, pH, alcohol, sulfur, automated enzymatics, etc.)
  • Prepare solutions, maintain chemicals, and calibrate equipment
  • Support cellar with additions and inoculations
  • Cleaning and preventative maintenance of instruments
  • Accurate data entry and tracking using Microsoft Excel
  • Prepare trials and blends upon request
  • Opportunity to learn diverse winemaking techniques from multiple labels including Duckhorn, Decoy, Goldeneye, and Migration.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and work overtime (including one weekend day) during peak harvest period
  • High school diploma required,
  • Bachelor’s degree in enology or science preferred
  • Basic lab skills – including pi-petting, titration, and ability to follow protocols
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Analytical, critical thinking, math skills required
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail and safety
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 45 lbs.

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