Assistant Winemaker

Beechworth Wine Estates
1 September 2020
Beechworth, Australia
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The position is full time - permanent and will ideally be filled by a passionate person who has a genuine passion for soils, grape growing and winemaking. Tertiary qualifications in viticulture is strongly preferred.

  • Vineyard or agricultural experience is required
  • Managing the continued development and maintenance of winery-related records consistent with industry standard cellar management and the requirements of the label Integrity Program
  • To oversee and liaison with vineyard staff, to ensure optimum grape quality and to coordinate harvesting and delivery
  • To plan, direct and supervise the work of associated contractors
  • To prepare wines for bottling and to participate in the scheduling of contract bottling schedules
  • Able to work under significant pressure, in a small family business and to accept direction
  • Prepared for a hands-on approach to winemaking
  • Good team player, able to work cooperatively with other staff members and to make a leading contribution in a small team environment
  • Flexible, adaptable and prepared to be multi-skilled, have a positive work ethic.
  • Involvement in sales and marketing functions

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