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Enologist

Location: Fresno, CA, US, 93727

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Date: May 15, 2019

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" three years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Are you a dynamic individual who can bring a passion for wine, energy, and a refined palate to our team? E. & J. Gallo Winery is seeking an Enologist to join our family, working with a team of Winemakers to process all wine varieties and brands. You will be based in Fresno and responsible for managing and caring for wines vinted at our Central Valley production wineries. There is also potential travel to those wineries to help influence how the wine is made for our brands at those sites.

What You Will Do

Winemaking:

  • Review wine analysis, tank top inspection reports; communicate out-of-specification wines to winemakers
  • Support the wine production processes across all wine varieties and brands
  • Perform winemaking trials, experiments, and wine processing operations and report out to winemakers
  • Oversee wine programs under Winemaker guidance
  • Participate in daily tastings

Collaboration:

  • Partner with production and planning personnel to coordinate work order derivation and execution
  • Function as liaison between winemaking and production
  • Participate on cross-functional and interdepartmental teams to accomplish project goals

What You Need

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Bachelor's degree in Enology, Winemaking, Viticulture, Fermentation Science, Plant Science, Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Geology, Physics, Biological Engineering or Chemical Engineering; OR 4 years of enology, winemaking, viticulture or chemistry experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to lift and move product and equipment that weighs up to 45 pounds.
  • Required to possess vision necessary to judge wine and brandy color.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word and MS Excel at a basic level.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Bachelor's degree in Enology, Winemaking, Viticulture, Fermentation Science, Plant Science, Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biological Engineering or Chemical Engineering plus 2 years of enology, winemaking, viticulture, or chemistry experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Completion of one grape harvest; experience with grape crushing and the production winemaking processes.
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of wine chemistry, viticulture practices and grape varieties.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Requisition ID: 60139 
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Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Fresno

Job Segment: Inspector, Quality

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