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Hello

MCV Wines is seeking a Wine Demi-God in the making for a harvest internship that tentatively runs from late August through mid-November.  This position will cover some of everything working at a smaller winery entails.  You’ll have the opportunity to work directly with the owner and winemaker, the production staff and the sales team.  You’ll work making MCV’s wines as well as wine for up to 15 different wineries, learning all the different styles of each unique brand.  MCV has been producing High scoring, quality driven Petite Sirah and Unique Blends for 12 years, sourcing from vineyards all over the Paso Robles AVA.

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Vintage 2022 Winery Rockstar

The Fun Stuff:

  • Staff lunch every Friday and grazing items through harvest, plus periodic other meals, and snacks

  • Staff tastings of wine flights for education.

  • Team building emphasis, i.e. Best Dad Joke Friday, Best Socks Thursday, etc.

  • Harvest and MCV swag and wine allocation

The Mostly Fun Stuff (Duties and Responsibilities):

  • Become intimately acquainted with the processing and sorting equipment while cleaning it and running it.

  • Daily mixing of the fermentations and checking Brix and Temperature.

  • Learn the ins and outs of a basket press. 

  • Make additions to the wine, especially regarding inoculations (yeast will become your friend).  

  • Lots and lots of cleaning. 

  • Forklift Training and Certification.

  • You could be called upon to work events, haul cases, and organize case goods storage. 

  • There might even be a bit of vineyard work thrown in to change it up. 

  • Mostly you’re going to be both hot and cold (possibly at the same time), wet, sticky, dry and exhausted. 

If this sounds like your dream job, then read on.

 

Requirements:

  • You must be able to lift up to 55 lbs (25 kg).

  • You must be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends and over-time.

  • You must be able to work on your feet for long periods of time.

  • You must be over 21 and have a valid driver’s license.