Vineyard Manager – Tasmania

Brown Family Wine Group
Published
19 November 2019
Location
Bicheno, Australia
Category
Job Type
Closing Date
13 December 2019

Description

Cool Climate – Tasmania’s East Coast

Large Scale

Unique Opportunity

We are seeking a progressive and suitably experienced Vineyard Manager to head up our Devil’s Corner vineyard team based in Tasmania, near Bicheno. 

About Us: Brown Family Wine Group, an innovative, family-owned, multi brand wine business, is one of Australia’s most trusted and successful wine companies. We are in an exciting period of growth having recently expanded to five brands - Brown Brothers, Devil's Corner, Pirie, Tamar Ridge and Innocent Bystander.

We are a proud and passionate business who are strong on values and culture. Most recently we have been certified as "A Great Place to Work" and are committed to honouring this recognition throughout all aspects of the business.

About the Vineyard: Located on the East Coast of Tasmania (near Bicheno), The Devil’s Corner Vineyard is a picturesque cool climate vineyard comprising 186Ha of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling, producing Australia’s #1 Pinot Noir and a range of award winning wines across multiple premium price points.

The Opportunity: Reporting to the Chief Viticulturist the role includes responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day management of this vineyard, as well as the development of some new plantings. A major focus will be on the production of high-quality fruit at an appropriate cost. This is a unique opportunity to manage Tasmania’s largest vineyard operation.

What’s Required: The successful applicant will demonstrate experience in the management of vineyard operations including knowledge of cool-climate viticultural techniques, excellent communication and leadership skills, financial management skills and an ability to undertake all administrative duties related to vineyard operation.

Competency in staff management, machinery operations and a commitment to Quality Systems are all essential elements to succeed in this position. A qualification in Viticulture or other related area would be desirable but not essential.

What’s on Offer: An attractive salary package including vehicle and accommodation will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to Apply: Applications should be e-mailed to careers@brownfwg.com.au prior to close of business on 13 December 2019.

Further information and a Position Description may be obtained by calling (03) 57 205 500.

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