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Constellation Brands

Winemaking Intern - Woodbridge Winery



Full Time

On Site


Acampo, California, United States

Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious intern to join our Winemaking Team this summer at Woodbridge Winery. This opportunity is perfect for a self-starter who is eager to gain first-hand experience in the wine industry. As our Winemaking Intern, you will support the winemaking team by monitoring fermentations, generating data, and producing reports to enable the team to make good and timely decisions about the process. This internship is designed to help you develop your functional skills and expertise in a fast-paced production environment that will challenge and stretch you. In addition to on-the-job experience, you will receive training and mentoring from respected colleagues to help you gain the most out of your internship and support your career prospects for years to come.

• Collect samples of fermentations, prepare and perform analysis on Spectrophotometer to upload to Wine Xray to provide color and phenolic data to winemakers.
• Collect data from winery press systems to generate white yield data.
• Under direction of winemaker, generate work requests for cellar to manage fermentations through the process
• Work in Excel to update fermentation tracking sheets
• Perform any bench scale additive trials on fermentations or wine lots as requested for taste evaluation.
• Participate in tasting fermentations
• Help to manage yeast culture tanks
• Monitor Electrowine data for Redox potential

Minimum Qualifications
• Pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following: Microbiology, Biology, Viticulture/Enology (preferred), Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
• Flexible with availability to support 24 hour production schedule
• Intern may be asked to work occasional off-shifts and weekends
• Willingness to work in production environment, summer months my exceed 90 degrees, also may be loud and fast paced, company will provide required safety protective gear
• Excellent organizational and communication skills-oral and written
• Experience in computer applications (Excel, Work, and Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications
• Ideally junior-level college student
• Located close to Woodbridge facility; ability to be on site with flexible schedule
• Self-starter; willingness to take initiative
• Agile mindset; can reprioritize on a whim and doesn’t get thrown off by changing gears midstream

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Work Environment:
- Works outdoors/indoors
- Works in warm/cold climates
- Works in high places
- Works 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 at least 21 years of age. 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.


Acampo, California

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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).