Harvest Lab Intern - Wild Horse Winery at Constellation Brands in Templeton, California

Posted in Manufacturing 2 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary

We are looking for Harvest Laboratory Interns who want to participate in hands on learning in the wine industry during the 2020 harvest. This is a temporary internship; dates are generally between August and December, depending on the start of harvest.  Schedules are determined on an as needed basis to keep up with grape processing. This may include weekend work, overtime as needed and staggered work weeks and start times.


  • Perform routine chemical analysis of juice, fermenting juice and finished wine.

  • Collect samples from tanks and barrels, prepare samples for analysis.

  • Assist in the Harvest crush process, prepare samples for analysis.

  • Prepare reagents and standardize as required.

  • Enter data accurately

  • Develop proficiency in use of lab analytical equipment.

  • Conduct routine daily calibration and Quality Control analyses.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Safety Policies.

  • Maintain clean, orderly and safe working environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age.

  • Must be available to work flexible shifts (including evenings and weekends) from August through December.

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

  • Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word).

  • Completion of at least one year of college in a related field of study (enology, viticulture, chemistry or other related field).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Production experience in cellar, operations, process or related.

  • Experience with Access Database.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Work Environment:
    -    Works outdoors/indoors
    -    Works in warm/cold climates
    -    Works in high places
    -    Works on wet surfaces
    -    Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
    -    Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
    -   Must be able to move up to 55 lbs
    -    Primary office environment may be warehouse/distribution setting


Templeton, California

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Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).