We are seeking the services of a Vintage Winemaker to join the small, but dynamic team at the company’s winery in Lyndoch for vintage 2023. This is a multi-faceted role requiring hands on involvement in all aspects of the winemaking process including, but not limited to managing fruit receival and fermentation, programming cellar work flow, supervising a small proficient cellar team, record keeping, sensory assessment, fining trials and laboratory analysis.
This is a rare opportunity to join a highly successful family-owned business, work in one of Australia’s most well-known wine regions and become an integral member of a team striving for excellence. There is a possibility of a longer term role for the right candidate post-harvest.
The successful applicant will have:
Schild Estate is a Barossa Valley based winery with a strong history of success and a focus on producing premium red wines from our extensive vineyard holdings. As part of our preparations for the 2023 harvest, we are looking to fill several vintage cellar hand roles at our winery in Lyndoch.
Our vintage team can expect to work closely with the winemakers and be involved in all aspects of the winemaking process including grape maturity testing, crushing, ferment management, pressing, barrel operations and basic laboratory work.
We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic hard workers who possess a genuine desire to be fully involved in the process of making great wine, in a positive and quality-driven environment.
Job will start early February and end late April.