We invite you to join the team here at Rocky Pond Estate.

Are you interested in learning more about the hospitality business from the food and wine perspective? At Rocky Pond, you must be a team player and enjoy interacting with guests and stakeholders to provide exceptional, high touch experiences. We value integrity, positive results, excellence, innovation and sustainability. You will receive hands-on training from seasoned industry professionals. Opportunity for growth and promotion based on performance. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tasting Room Associate

Reports: Regional Tasting Room Manager

Hourly:  $18+/hour DOE, plus tips and bonus opportunities 

Location: Woodinville, WA 

Position:  Part-time. Ability to join 401(k) program (unmatched) and partial coverage of wine-related continued education classes (with prior approval). Part-time benefits begin on the 1st of the month, following 60 days of employment. 

To Apply: Email resumé to

Interested in the wine and hospitality business? We are offering a unique opportunity for the right individual to help with serve our guests and members at our busy Woodinville tasting room. No experience required but we are looking for someone with sales experience; we are looking for someone ready to learn, has a passion for wine, culinary and delivering world-class customer service. Position also will entail shifts at our Woodinville tasting room.


  • Must be able to communicate efficiently, and follow oral & written instructions
  • Must have a positive attitude, friendly demeanor & be a dedicated team player
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Requires moderate physical efforts: standing/walking for long periods, carrying, bending, stretching, lifting of weights up to 50 pounds.


  • Welcome and greet guests into tasting room and event space
  • Present wine, culinary specials and private membership options
  • Service guest needs, deliver wine and clear tables professionally.
  • Maintains table settings and a clean venue space by removing left over items and replenishing utensils as necessary, sanitizing tables once guests have left
  • Prepare venue space for patrons with set up, take down and stocking all necessary supplies, and keeping glassware polished
  • Supports culinary team with dishwashing operations & breakdown of kitchen
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary working area, inside & outside of tasting room

Scheduling & Hours

  • Must be available Wednesday – Sunday
  • Hours will typically be between 1pm-9pm
  • Flexibility required with events offsite

Harvest Cellar Intern

Reports:  Winemaker

Location: Orondo, Washington

Hourly:  $17.50/hr+ DOE, eligible for overtime pay per Washington state law, and shared on-property housing

Status: Temporary Position (Seasonal)

Start date: estimated September 2024

To Apply: Email resumé to

Rocky Pond Estate Winery is a boutique winery located in the Rocky Reach AVA of Washington state’s Columbia Valley. The estate vineyards flanking the Columbia River and Lake Chelan yield a portfolio of elegant, nuanced, and vineyard-driven wines, specializing in Rhone and Bordeaux varietals. To showcase the unique terroir of each vineyard, Rocky Pond employs state-of-the-art processing equipment, innovative cap management strategies, and low-intervention winemaking techniques.

Cellar interns will have the opportunity to assist our small but passionate and experienced team with all aspects of vinification. This includes but is not limited to fruit processing, fermentation management, barrel work, sanitation, and occasional lab analysis. Interns will have a chance to work directly with winemaker, Elizabeth Keyser. Strong communication skills and attention to detail are essential.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Sanitation
  • Fruit Processing
  • Cap Management
  • Pressing
  • Topping & Barrel Work
  • Additions
  • Basic lab work (as needed)
  • Vineyard maturity sampling (as needed)


  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Must be willing to work long hours (10-12hrs), including weekends
  • Must be willing to work in variable weather conditions
  • Ability to follow directions verbally and written
  • Ability to read and interpret relevant documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work on a team as well as independently


  • High School Diploma / GED required, AAS or BS with a concentration in Enology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or Fermentation Sciences a plus
  • Prior Harvest Experience is a plus, but not required

Successful candidates will receive on-property intern housing within walking distance of the winery and should anticipate working mid-September through mid-December (actual start and end dates will be dependent on the growing season and confirmed prior to onboarding).

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