Latta vino - contract growers in Western & Central Victoria.
The Eastern Peake vineyard is located at Coghills Creek 25km northwest of Ballarat Victoria. We produce ultra cool climate Pinot Noir, chardonnay & Syrah. Organic practices are used on our own sites of 16 acres plus 6 acres in conversion of neighbouring vineyards. This November 7 acres new plantings of Chardonnay & Pinot Noir are proposed for planting on the estate.
Latta vino has been built on the strong relationships of long term grape growers with unique vineyard sites across western & Central Victoria. These sites enable the production of complex, interesting & fun wines that speak of place & the Growers.
We are seeking out a person for full time work, with 2+ years experience in vineyard management - preferably of an organic/biodynamic/cool climate background. The ability to work within a small team, co-ordination of labour, support to our growers, attention to detail in the operation of machinery, equipment & tractors, pest and disease management/prevention, soil & vine health management systems, exceptional communication skills & work ethic, The ability to step into the winery over harvest as needed. It’s a very exciting time in our small business now 40 years of age , we have seen lots of positive growth over the years, we’re really looking forward to welcoming someone into our team.
- Tractor driving & Operation
- Experience with under vine cultivation & mowing (Clemens sb2 knife & tiller/ multi cleaner)
- The flexibility of working some occasional longer hours throughout the growing season & harvest
- A high level of cane pruning experience
- Attention to detail, self-motivated , energetic & the ability to work autonomously
Remuneration: a salary package will be negotiated according to experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
Please forward a cover letter and resume via email:
Any further questions feel free to call Owen Latta on 0408059454