Available Jobs

Interested in working in Leelanau Peninsula’s thriving wine industry? Here are current opportunities:

Aurora Cellars Cellar Assistant

Join the most innovative team around! Yes, we mean You. In the Cellar. This opportunity could be yours.  Don’t wait, we’re looking for an ambitious, bright person for an entry-level position with our cellar staff!

We are looking for someone to assist in our cellar production. The position requires great attention to detail, good communication skills, and the ability to handle the physical demands of long days of cellar work. The ideal candidate should have a relentlessly positive attitude and be eager to learn a wide array of tasks. The cellar team is a small group of people who must all work as a cohesive unit to accomplish the creation of quality products.

Responsibilities will be assisting cellar crew in all tasks including, but not limited to; cleaning equipment and storage vessels, movement of products, kegging, bottling products, warehousing, labeling, organizing cellar space, and most importantly, maintaining cleanliness of production facilities.

Operation of heavy machinery will occasionally be required as well as the ability to handle moderate weights (up to 50lbs).

Previous experience: not required, nor frowned upon.

Pay is hourly with up to 40 hours/week available. Pay will be discussed upon inquiry

This is an entry-level position ideal for someone looking to enter into the wine industry or someone simply looking to broaden their personal skill set.


Send inquiries and/or resume to:

Drew Perry


Tasting Room Wine Server at Shady Lane Cellars

Shady Lane Cellars is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual for a full-time/part-time position in the tasting room.  This position is responsible for the day-to-day service provided in our tasting room which includes, but is not limited to, opening and closing duties, providing a positive guest experience, sales, wine club sign-ups, special events and teamwork.

The tasting room at Shady Lane Cellars is housed inside a fieldstone building that’s over a century old and includes a large outdoor tasting experience.  Along with our regular tasting room experience, we host music and other events throughout the summer.  Please contact Rick DeBlasio if you are interested in the position rick@shadylanecellars.com or 231-947-8865.

Starting wage: $10/hr plus tips.

Verterra Winery Tasting Room Team Members

Love wine & Leelanau? Verterra Winery, a boutique, family oriented business located in the charming village of Leland is looking for tasting room team members to assist our guests with wine tastings. Extensive wine knowledge is not required, just a great attitude to learn! Flexible schedules from 1-4 days per week available. Come see us in Leland or drop us your resume at info@verterrawinery.com

45 North Tasting Room Associate

Must be friendly, a quick learner & willing to work in a fast-paced environment. Prior wine knowledge is not necessary. Must be able to work weekends. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift 36lbs. Seasonal Part-time/ full-time positions available. Please email resumes to info@fortyfivenorth.com or drop off in the tasting room.

Tasting Room Staff Member at Laurentide Winery

Love Wine? Wondering how to learn more about it? Laurentide Winery is interviewing energetic service and salespersons interested in all aspects of wine from grape to bottle for part-time positions in our Lake Leelanau tasting room. We have positions available starting in May through October with carryover into the next year possible. Candidates must be available on weekends and holidays and experience in wine, retail or restaurant employment a plus but not a necessity. Fun working environment and wine benefits too! Intrigued? Please email Susan Braymer at info@laurentidewinery.com or phone 231 994 2147.

Black Star Farms

Black Star Farms has immediate opportunities for talented, enthusiastic, hard-working people. If you are looking to join our team, please click on the link below to find the position that’s right for you! http://www.blackstarfarms.com/employment-opportunities/