Vineyard Manager

Mt Bera Vineyards
Published
13 November 2022
Location
198c Torrens Valley Rd, Gumeracha, Australia
Category
Job Type
Closing Date
26 Nov 2022

Description

About us:

Mt Bera Vineyards is a family owned vineyard and winery located between Cudlee Creek and Gumeracha, in the Adelaide Hills about 40 minutes from the Adelaide CBD. There are 5 vineyards draped across various hills and valleys along the beautiful Torrens Gorge. The large changes in localised temperatures caused by the varied topography mean a large range of varieties can be grown in close proximity.

The property is about 160 hectares in size with remnant bush, native plantings, sheep/cattle grazing in other areas, and about 17 hectares currently under vine. A winery has been built onsite containing high quality equipment. A Cellar Door and Restaurant are operational on the same site as the Winery.

About the role: We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person to fill a full-time role managing our Vineyard team near Gumeracha. The role will require experience and an understanding of a range of vineyard activities, to oversee both development and maintenance of the vineyards.

Winery experience will also be viewed favourably. Our focus is on producing premium quality wine from estate grown fruit and so interest in highest quality production at all stages is desirable.

This role may include overseeing of both internal and contractor staff in day-to-day activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Duties include managing all activities related to the vineyards, including:

  • Vineyard Machinery Operations – tractors and implements
  • General vine maintenance
  • Pruning
  • Hand picking
  • Irrigation Repairs/Operations
  • Organic Soil Management Operations
  • Organic Spraying
  • Pest and disease monitoring

Skills & Experience:

  • Self-motivated
  • Have a passion and understanding for organic, biological and regenerative farming.
  • Viticulture and Winemaking Degree or practical experience
  • Farm / Viticulture or Horticultural Experience
  • Pruning experience
  • Fencing and vineyard establishment experience
  • Tractor and crawler operations
  • Drivers Licence
  • Chemical Users Certificate
  • Forklift License desirable
  • Truck License desirable

A remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. There is also a possibility of accommodation on site.

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