Sunday, April 28, 2013

Hudson-Chatham Winery Seeks Assistant Vineyard Manager/Assistant Winemaker

Hudson-Chatham Winery Seeks Assistant Vineyard Manager/Assistant Winemaker
The Hudson-Chatham Winery is a small but growing winery in Ghent, NY, in Columbia County, just south of Albany and east of the Berkshires in a beautiful and distinctive area. Now in its 6th year, the winery is looking to hire an important addition to our team. Those interested in being part of our growing operation are encouraged to apply. Candidates can email a statement of interest along with a resume to or, or send it to Carlo & Dominique DeVito, Hudson-Chatham Winery, 1900 Rte 66, Ghent, NY 12075. All applications must be received by March 15, 2013.

Job posting date: 4/28/13
Job Title: Assistant Vineyard Manager/Assistant Winemaker
Hours: 20+ hrs. per week, year-round position
Wages: commensurate with experience and education
Start date: ASAP

Job Description:
The Asst Vineyard Manager/Asst Winemaker will work under the supervision of the General Manager and Winemaker to care for the 5-acre vineyard and assist with wine production. Job duties include:     
·  pruning and tying
·  shoot thinning, leaf pulling, shoot positioning
·  weeding, mowing, transplanting, seasonal care
·  sampling for nutrient levels
·  integrated pest management-- scouting, making recommendations, spraying and maintaining spray schedule
·  keeping detailed vineyard records
·  maintaining vineyard-related equipment
·  overseeing barrel room and winery production area, assisting with wine operation duties, including bottling, wine transfers, filtration, additions, winery sanitation, etc.
·  performing laboratory analysis as needed in the winery
·  assisting with tasting room sales, festivals, etc.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
·  1 or more years experience in vineyard and winery operations
·  2 or more years formal education or training in viticulture and enology
·  willingness to learn new equipment and techniques
·  ability to work unsupervised
·  excellent organizational skills
·  ability to lift 50 lbs.


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Blogger Allan Murray said...

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