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Forklift Operator Press

Napa, CA
January 11, 2020

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Stephen Begnal

Forklift/ Cellar Worker

Napa, CA


Over 20 years' experience as a general winery cellar worker; this includes barrel racking and returns, adding to barrels and tanks, mixing blends and sanitizing tanks, crush pad operation, presses and setting up the pumps and sanitizer, certified fork lift driver, able to ship, & receive bulk wines, run bottling lines, sparging wines and much more.

Work Experience

Cellar Worker

JOSEPH PHELPS - Saint Helena, CA

November 2018 to March 2019

Rack & return from barrel to tank. Shipping & receiving bulk wines. Tank, Pumps, And hoses sanitizing. Pump overs. Crush Pad, Press operator. Topping barrels. Additions to tanks and barrels. Certified fork lift.

Cellar Worker

E&J Gallo Winery - Saint Helena, CA

August 2018 to November 2018

Cellar Worker

Fransican Winery - Napa, CA

July 2017 to November 2017

Cellar Worker

Alkar/Charles Krug Winery - Napa, CA

June 2016 to December 2016

Cellar Worker

Domaine Chandon Inc - Napa, CA

March 2016 to July 2016

General Winery Cellar worker

Bronco Wine - Napa, CA

October 2013 to February 2016

Grape Press Operator

Laird Family Estate - Napa, CA

June 2010 to October 2013

Press Operator/Forklift Operator

Mumm Winery - Yountville, CA

June 2009 to September 2009

Sanitized tanks, And presses for whole cluster grapes. Made sure the cuvee went to one tank. Then made the cut for the hard press.


High School Diploma

Santa Cruz High School - Santa Cruz, CA


• Shipping

• Shipping & receiving

• Forklift

• Vacuum

• Filtration

Certifications and Licenses

Certified Forklift Operator

June 1998 to September 2022

Fork lift propane and siszor lift

Additional Information


* Pump overs

* Drain and Pressing

* Additions

* Rack & Return

* Forklift Operator Certified

* Sanitizing Pumps, Tanks, Hoses

* Blends

* Set-Up Inoculation

* Sanitize Inoculation

* Shipping & Receiving Bulk Wines

* Lees Filtration on Plate filters

* Less Filtration Rotary Vacuum

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