Robert Biale Vineyards is the leader in Historic Vineyard Preservation of Napa Valley. We pride ourselves on producing the best old-vine, heritage Zinfandels, Petite Sirahs and blends from Napa and Sonoma. Our small, family-owned winery is dedicated to providing a great environment to grow your career and succeed in the wine industry. Please see below for a list of current positions available on our vibrant team.
Harvest Cellar Worker
Napa Valley old vine Zinfandel and Petite Sirah specialists, Robert Biale Vineyards, is seeking some hard working and passionate folks to assist our production team for the 2023 harvest. We are a small, dedicated team focused on working with some of the most historic and iconic vineyards in Napa and Sonoma Counties. Please check out our website to learn more about these amazing sites. Just to keep things interesting, along with Zinfandel and Petite Sirah, we also work with small amounts of Barbera, Sangiovese, Syrah, Abouriou, Tempranillo, Alicante Bouschet, and Greco.
The position consists of all things harvest: cleaning (anything and everything), grape sample processing, fruit sorting, barrel washing/steaming, punchdowns and pumpovers, additions, topping, pressing, and barrel filling. Previous harvest and forklift experience, while helpful, is not required. What is required is a general drive to work hard during long days, especially during the peak of harvest, an ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., an eagerness to learn, ask questions, and the ability to work safely and with common sense.
The position would begin early to mid-August and run through early to mid-November, depending on the season. Weekend work is required, as is flexibility based upon harvest conditions.
Applicants from outside US must have current authorization to work in the US (J1 visa). All applicants must have reliable transportation to the winery and housing for the duration of harvest.
If interested, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.