Burntshirt Vineyards is looking to fill the following positions:

Assistant Winemaker

Assistant Winemaker

Burntshirt Vineyards – Hendersonville, North Carolina

Burntshirt Vineyards is looking for an assistant winemaker for immediate start. We are located 30 minutes from Asheville, N.C. and about 2 hours from Charlotte, N.C.

Candidate should be hard-working, enthusiastic and have experience in wine production. Needs to have great communication, organization and planning skills. Must be able to work independently, as well as work closely with other team members, including head winemaker and winery owners. Must be flexible within a changing work environment. Must be able to work extended hours during the harvest. Candidate is expected to work Saturdays and holidays (should rotate Sundays).

Must be able to utilize all winery equipment for the purpose of crushing, fermenting, and aging wine. Oversee all barrel work, track all wine movements, filtration, general cellar work, racking, bottling (working with custom bottling vendor truck), and warehousing. Job requires reasonable lab abilities for sample, data collection, and fermentation monitoring. Must operate a forklift to move barrels and supplies. Give tours to the public and to special guests, as necessary. Participate in blending trials and sensory evaluation. Candidate should have a knowledge of labeling and government (TTB) reporting.

Degree in Enology and/or Food Science is desired. However, applicant with proven track record and relevant work experience can override these requirements.

Burntshirt Vineyards is an award-winning winery, with vineyards among the highest elevations on the east coast.

To Apply, please email your resume and cover letter