Harvest Interns 2018 (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Wine By Joe & Dobbes Family Estate

  Dundee, Oregon

Wine by Joe/Dobbes Family Estate located in Dundee Oregon is hiring for the upcoming grape harvest. We are a diverse company with two different cellars that produce 3 in house labels in addition to several custom crush labels. Opportunities are available in both our large scale and our boutique production facility.
Our winery processes over 2,500 tons of fruit and though Pinot Noir is our flagship, we also make Pinot Gris, Syrah, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Viognier and were the first producers in Oregon to make a single variety Grenache Blanc!
The position will start around mid to late August until the end of October/first of November with the possibility of extension for workers with a great work ethic and attitude. There are a few opportunities available to join us the first of June.


  • Harvest Interns will assist the production and winemaking staff with all harvest-related activities.


  • Processing and sorting fruit.
  • Sanitize equipment, chemical handling.
  • Operating a forklift. 
  • Racking and pumping of juice and wine; moving hoses and equipment
  • Punch downs.
  • Cleaning and sanitize all winery equipment. 
  • Filling and emptying barrels.
  • Making chemical additions to juice and wine.
  • Working long hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Completing and filling out work orders accurately.


  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate level of reading and writing comprehension in English.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules and procedures, and be able to read cellar work orders, count barrels, record times and dates. Basic math skills required.
  • Tolerance for working in variable temperatures, hot to cold. 
  • Individuals selected for this position must be reliable, punctual, have a good work ethic and a great attitude. Previous experience is preferred, but not required.


  • The physical effort typically applied in this job includes: Lifting, pulling, reaching, carrying, pushing, shoveling 
  • The physical effort is typically applied in the following work positions: Sitting, standing, stooping, bending, walking and confined space


  • Concentrated mental and/or visual attention; the work involves performing complex tasks to very close accuracy and quality specifications.


  • The job is continuously performed under varying working conditions; exposure to any or all of the above elements is probable: Dust, dirt, heat, cold, fumes, noise, wet
  • Housing and transportation are not provided so please make arrangements accordingly. We are have a few housing contacts so we will endeavor to help you if we can. 
  • If you are not a US citizen and do not have a valid work visa, please contact World Wide Farmers for visa assistance. We do not work with CAEP.

Please attach your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work with us!

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