Winemaker

Byrne Vineyards Pty Ltd
Published
22 July 2020
Location
Norwood, Australia
Category
Job Type
Closing Date
20/08/2020

Description

We are looking for a Wine maker who has creative flair to produce wine with personality and the wow factor who will also support marketing and promotion of the wines. This is a great opportunity to join a growing Wine business that specialises in unique and innovative wines.  An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting wine style parameters and specifications for each product in line with Byrne objectives of quality and cost.
  • Trialling and developing new wine styles, and new product development objectives.
  • Supervise winemaking activities at contract winemaking sites in the Barossa, ensuring wine quality is maximized, specifications met and complies with appropriate laws where the wine is sold.
  • Ensuring wine blending, analysis and style meets order requirements.
  • Ensure LIP and wine additives of each wine are within legal parameters.
  • Supply tasting notes for all SKUs in the wine range.
  • Promotion of wines which may entail social media, travel and customer and consumer engagement.
  • Responsible for the management of food safety and quality.
  • Assist with the preparation of Wine making budgets and determine resource requirements based on vintage demand forecasts.
  • Setting and defining target grape specifications and objectives.
  • Assist in planning the grape strategy/harvest schedule prior to Vintage.
  • Vineyard fruit assessments prior to vintage.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experienced winemaker with a track record of premium commercial wine production & excellent palate.
  • Willingness to be involved in marketing and promotion of wine
  • Vineyard knowledge and experience.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of winemaking.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Out of the box/creative thinker
  • Well presented

 

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