Education: four year Bachelor of Science degree in Viticulture, Plant Science, Agriculture or a similar program
Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in vineyard operations. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Job Description: Assist with the management of vineyard operations including soil management, irrigation strategy, nutrition, pruning, canopy management and pest/disease management and weed control. Keep records of techniques used and harvest outcomes for each season Work closely with the vineyard operations to establish and achieve annual goals and yields Ensure viticulture practices are carried out at the highest standards Support environmentally sound vineyard practices Determine grafting, root stock and replanting strategies. Develop and implement successful vineyard expansions- from new plantings to re-structuring of existing vineyards to optimize the overall vineyard quality and efficiency Work closely with our grape breeding program.