Winemaker – First Creek Wines

Wine Network Consulting Pty Ltd
13 October 2023
600 McDonald's Road, Pokolbin, Hunter Valley, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
Saturday, 11th November 2023


First Creek’s new Winemaker will have the opportunity to be part of a small winemaking team, directed and mentored by industry leader Liz Silkman, three-time Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year. This is an incredible chance for professional development, with First Creek Wines offering a considered career progression plan and support for industry involvement.

This is a role for an ambitious Winemaker to be immersed within the fine wine culture of the Hunter Valley community and First Creek Wines, gaining experience and a broad range of skills. With responsibilities across all winemaking operations, this is a hands-on role that will also supervise and train winery staff.


  • Tertiary qualification in Oenology
  • 5 years relevant experience, familiar with efficient medium-large scale production systems and operations
  • Valid forklift & driver’s licence
  • Strong technical skills, with high level attention to detail
  • Proficient in production functions, including blending and bottling
  • Sharp palate and knowledge of a broad range of wine styles
  • Enthusiastic approach to fine wine culture and industry involvement
  • Interest in learning wine business and commerce fundamentals
  • Aptitude for team work and leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Physically capable of performing operational duties
  • Capacity for domestic travel
  • Ability to work extended hours when required

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