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At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards.
We know that great teams begin with great people.

Please note that although some of our positions are seasonal, we’re always looking for people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy being part of an amazing team.

If you’d like to put your talent and creativity to work, we’d love to hear from you.

 

Permanent Position

Viticulture Technician

WORKING HERE NEVER FEELS LIKE WORK.

About Quails’ Gate: Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Do you thrive working outdoors?

Driven and passionate about the viticulture experience? 

Able to bring a  positive outlook and demeanor to work every day?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!

Requirements: 

  • Knowledge and understanding of viticulture and horticulture crops with an Associate’s Degree or Diploma
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with viticulture and/or horticulture crops
  • A solid understand of soil moisture and vine-water status as it related to the stage of vine development
  • An ability to recognize signs of stress due to water deficiencies

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead all vineyard monitoring for pest and disease management
  • Monitor soil moisture and vine-water status and subsequent irrigation scheduling
  • Implementation of fertigation plan as directed; calibrating and mixing
  • Responsible for Sustainable Winegrowers BC data collection and online reporting
  • Assist Viticulturist in design, planning and implementation of new vineyard developments
  • Actively participate in the Vineyard Operations Team

Why Should You Apply?
Competitive salary & compensation package
Employee Preferred Pricing
Wine education classes
Staff team-building events

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Seasonal (August - November 2020)

Harvest Intern - Cellar

WORKING HERE NEVER FEELS LIKE WORK.

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our Vines.  At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards. Our passion for grape growing and our dedication to excellence has combined to make us one of the top wineries in Canada.

About Quails’ Gate: Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

You are passionate about winemaking?

You bring a focused attention to detail in your work style?

You work safely, in a fast-paced environment?

You are a reliable, on time worker who does a great job, every time?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!

Requirements:

  • Previous cellar experience required
  • Valid forklift license is an asset
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding job; bending, twisting, reaching and lifting up to 50lbs
  • A willingness to work long hours including weekends, in various conditions
  • You have a great attitude and have the wiliness to continue learning

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in receiving and processing fruit, sorting, pressing etc.
  • Preform punch downs, pump-overs
  • Monitor fermentation Brix and temperature
  • Racking juice, filling topping and stirring barrels
  • Removing pomance from tank and presses
  • Operation of forklift, crusher/de-stemmer, press, conveyer and pump
  • Accurate record keeping
  • General cleaning and sanitization of winery and winery equipment

We are currently recruiting for seasonal positions starting late August 2020, harvest will go through until November 2020.

If required, we have staff housing available for successful applicants.

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Seasonal

Food Expeditor

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Chef de Partie

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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1st Cook

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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2nd Cook

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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3rd Cook / Intern

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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13 month contract

Marketing Manager

Family-owned and -operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Based out of our West Kelowna office, we are seeking a talented individual to join our team and be responsible for executing the brand’s strategic marketing initiatives. This role will ensure that each brand works collaboratively with the estate and be the guardian of the overall brand image. You will work with all departments to create annual marketing plans, promotions and events, including onsite and wholesale, develop and implement communications plans to support marketing programs. Conduct and report on competitive analysis and conduct measurement and ROI of implemented plans.

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Seasonal - Full-Time

Wine Shop Supervisor

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.

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seasonal

Wine Shop Stock Assistant

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.

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Seasonal

Tasting Room Cook/Chef

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Wine Shop Sales Associate

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.

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Seasonal

Concierge

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.

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Seasonal

Busser

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Host/Hostess

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Server

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Bartender

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Pastry Chef

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Vineyard Workers 2020

WORKING HERE NEVER FEELS LIKE WORK.

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our Vines.  At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards. Our passion for grape growing and our dedication to excellence has combined to make us one of the top wineries in Canada.

About Quails’ Gate: Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Do you thrive in working outdoors?

Are you punctual and bring your positive outlook and demeanor to work every day?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!

Requirements:

  • Up to 60+ hours/wk, Mon.-Sat. with occasional Sunday work
  • Available all weekends during the stated time period
  • Available to travel to vineyard sites in West and East Kelowna as well as Osoyoos and any other vineyards where we harvest grapes

Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will perform general vineyard duties including but not limited to: pruning, tying, shoot positioning, canopy maintenance, fruit thinning, picking and planting or other duties as requested by, or in conjunction with the Vineyard operations team.
  • Practice safe work practices

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