Vineyard Operator

Skillogalee Wines
31 August 2021
Trevarrick Road, Sevenhill, Clare Valley, Australia
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Skillogalee is a family-owned winery set amongst the wooded hills of the picturesque Clare Valley and is now under new management. Our cool climate vineyards, situated in the Skillogalee Valley were planted in 1970 and sit between 420 and 500 metres above sea level.

Skillogalee Estate is home to some 50 hectares of vineyards including white varietals: Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Chardonnay and red varietals Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Grenache and Muscat grapes. Dry grown, contour planted, hand pruned and largely hand-picked.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic vineyard hand to work with our small, dedicated team and continue maintaining our vineyards at a quality level. Working alongside Managers within our team, this role encompasses various vineyard practices and the ability to work with some exciting new operational equipment. All with a constant focus on improvement and sustainable vineyard practices.


  • Competency in vineyard operations and implement operation. Must be able to drive tractors and be able to maintain machinery.
  • Motivated and the ability to understand (and take direction) the importance of correct vineyard procedures in ensuring wine quality.
  • Attention to detail, logical thought process and strong work ethic.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willingness to work extended hours during peak periods.
  • Car licence.
  • Forklift licence.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys working within a team and is passionate about quality grape growing in the Clare Valley. Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

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