Stone Tower Winery is seeking interns for the 2019 harvest.
Located on a 306-acre estate in Leesburg, Virginia, Stone Tower Winery is family-owned vineyard & winery creating premium wines from estate-grown fruit and trusted growers throughout the state. Our primary focus is on Bordeaux varietals and other vinifera showing well in Virginia.
We are seeking detail-oriented and reliable individuals that have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a good sense of humor. This opportunity is great for someone who is looking to be part of a tight-knit, young winemaking team that wants exposure to all aspects of winemaking using modern, high-tech equipment.
Harvest Intern duties include, but are not limited to:
Cleaning and sanitation
Pumpovers and punchdowns
Additions and inoculations as directed
Barrel work such as filling, topping, stirring
Other projects as directed
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to climb stairs/ladders
Walk, stand, bend, kneel for long periods
Previous harvest experience desired (or a deep interest in winemaking)
Willing to work 10+ hours at least 6 days per week
Desire to learn
Reliable transportation and valid drivers license
Effective communication skills
Solid bops recommendations are highly desired
The position will begin in August and run through November. Exact dates are flexible and subject to change as harvest progresses.
Housing accommodations may be able to be provided.
All interested applicants should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “2019 Harvest”. No phone calls, please.