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Wine Technician - Edna Valley Vineyards

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA, US

Date: Oct 2, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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This position is in the Edna Valley Vineyards cellar department

Under general supervision, participates in complex phases of winemaking processes as well as the care, maintenance, and sanitation of all equipment and facilities. Must adhere to all safety procedures, support quality and GMP standards.

What You Will Do:

  • Operates white and red grape receiving equipment, as well as cleanings press equipment.
  • Performs all work order entry into WineManager and AMS.
  • Ensures all additions to juice or wine are made accurately, per the work orders.
  • Completes red and white juice racking.
  • Conducts red fermentation processes per the SOP’s and the daily fermentation log.
  • Performs barrel fills, barrel topping, barrel SO2 addition, barrel ingredient additions and barrel outand back duties.
  • Performs wine receiving and shipping activities.
  • Conducts filtration set-up, sanitation and operation.
  • Ensures accurate barrel scanning and recordkeeping.
  • Works on the bottling line, when needed.
  • Drives a forklift and operates warehouse systems.
  • Required to carry out all Wine Technician 1 essential functions when necessary.

What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 2 years of wine production experience or 4 years of Wine Production exp.
  • Required to be physically capable of executing any job tasks within the bottling room or cellar.
  • Required to work a rotating shift/schedule throughout the year (day, swing, graveyard, 5x8, 4x10); required to work weekends and overtime when necessary.
  • Required to stand for the duration of shift (8-12 hours excluding breaks and lunch).
  • Required to wear a respirator, when necessary.
  • Required to undertake forklift certification onsite.
  • Required to work at elevated heights and in confined spaces.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • 3 years of wine production experience.

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

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Requisition ID: 81306 



Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield
Nearest Secondary Market: San Luis Obispo