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ENOLOGIST 1-NC-H | 201734
E. & J. Gallo | Healdsburg, California
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Job Description

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recently recognized by Glassdoor as one of the “Top 50 Best Places to Work”, we couldn’t be prouder of our employees. As a family-owned wine and spirits company with over 90 brands, the heart of our success story is our people. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, innovation, and collaboration. Are you a passionate team player who is looking to grow your career? If so, apply today! Cheers! Your Talent & Gallo — A Perfect Pairing.

Gallo is currently seeking an Seasonal Enologist to perform enology functions associated with the winemaking process for assigned locations across all wine varieties and brands. Responsible for influencing the growing of grapes, the production of wines, and the quality of wine delivered to the consumer.


  • Partners with production personnel to coordinate work order execution.
  • Coordinates the work order process.
  • Reviews wine analysis, tank top inspection reports; communicates out-of-specification wines to winemakers.
  • Participates in monitoring fermentation activity and analysis/management of grapes received during harvest.
  • Supports the wine production processes across all wine varieties and brands.
  • Maintains and sorts data from winemaking trials, experiments and wine processing operations.
  • Participates in bench trials; conducts and manages certain trials and experiments.
  • Manages sample requests and inventory tasting.
  • Participates in the management of winery workflow processes using internal company software system.
  • Manages shared complex spreadsheets (mainly MS Excel and MS Access).
  • Participates in berry sensory analysis and fundamental vineyard assessments.
  • Participates in wine tasting and sensory evaluation.
  • Monitors wine/brandy quality.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Enology, Viticulture, Fermentation Science, Nutritional Science, Food Science Plant Science or Microbiology OR  4 years of enology, viticulture or winemaking experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience working at least one grape harvest in production winemaking.
  • Valid driver’s license and successful completion of background check. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Required to possess the color vision necessary to judge and evaluate wine color.
  • Required to taste and evaluate wines.
  • Required to be 21 years of age or older due to wine tasting.
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

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Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Rvequisition ID: 39042 


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