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Constellation Brands

Harvest, Cellar Worker



Full Time

On Site


Healdsburg, California, United States

Job Description


Company Summary

We’re the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirts brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, we’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, we’re the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But we’re just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.

Simi Winery – Location Summary

Simi Winery has been producing wines in Sonoma County since 1876, and continuously making [Register to View] target="_blank">wine in the same stone cellar in Healdsburg since 1890. It was founded by Giuseppe and Pietro Simi after they left Tuscany in search of gold in California. Over the past 139 years Simi continued to produce fine wines, first under Giuseppe and Pietro and then after 1904 by Giuseppe’s daughter Isabel. It was one of the few wineries in California that survived Prohibition and they kept 500,000 cases in their cellar ready to be sold as soon as Prohibition was repealed. Today Simi has several vineyards in Alexander Valley and Russian River Valley, each with a unique terroir that provides distinguished wines depicting those regions. As we have from the beginning, our wines reflect Sonoma County - a small, scenic and stunningly diverse region along the Pacific Coast.

Position Summary

As a harvest cellar worker, you will work side by side with cellar staff in grape and wine processing and finishing operations. You will assist in crushing, fermentation, blending, barrel aging, finishing and storage of all products produced at the winery. This position is seasonal and is expected to last from August – November. This position is eligible for overtime.

  • Clean, sanitize and sterilize equipment, apply general housekeeping practices, carry out reductive handling/Non-Oxidative techniques, carry out the shoveling out tanks, measuring and calculating routine workplace data.
  • Carry out product transfer operations, operate the red fermenter pump over or punch down equipment, carry out bulk wine shipping and receiving operations, prepare and make additions/ finings and SO2 adds.
  • Assist with operating chilling and warming equipment.
  • Perform fermentation support operations.
  • Apply correct wine sampling techniques and assist with tracking and wine quality.
  • Carry out inert gas handling in transfer processes.
  • May assist with operating the crush equipment.
  • May work with lab personnel to test samples and track daily routine analysis on wines and juices.
  • Follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member’s safety.

Ideal Candidates Will Have:

  • Some production experience in cellar, operations, processing or related is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision when required
  • Good communication skills – oral and written

Physical Requirements:

Work Environment:

  • Work outdoors/indoors
  • Work in warm/cold climates
  • Work in high places
  • Work 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.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Healdsburg, California

Additional Locations

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Operations and Production

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).