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California: Grape Sampling Technician

domaine-chandon

More than 250 years of sparkling winemaking experience and ancestors who defined innovation helped to form today’s Domaine Chandon, which continues the tradition of discovery and passion for great winemaking.

The Winegrowing Team at Domaine Chandon is currently seeking a Grape Sampling Technician to support the Winegrowing & Crush/Lab staff with in-house winegrape sampling services using available intellectual, technical, physical and natural resources to help deliver exceptional quality grapes at optimum ripeness consistent with needs of the wine portfolio and grape supply in order to achieve the goals of the Business.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist the Winegrowing Team in collecting representative winegrape samples from Estate & Grower vineyard blocks:

• Per the sampling schedule established by the Viticulturist and/or the Director of Winegrowing, collect an average of 10 winegrape samples daily during the Harvest period (Aug 1 thru Nov 1) from 7 Estate vineyards and 100 Growers.
• Begin each designated sampling day as early as possible (5:00 am) and have each day’s samples delivered to Lab by noon.
• Maintain excellent communication with the Viticulturist on sampling needs of the department.

Prepare sampled winegrapes for Crushpad Lab processing :
• Utilize resources provided by Lab to accurately ID, juice, label and deliver juice sample to Chandon or Newton Lab for analysis.

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