Winemaker – Yalumba

22 September 2021
Angaston, Australia
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Winemaker – Yalumba

About the Role

Based in Angaston, Yalumba is seeking a qualified and experienced winemaker to work alongside Senior Winemakers and the Head of Winemaking to ensure the wine portfolio is in keeping with market direction and brand essence.  This will be done by making a portfolio of wines that deliver to agreed wine style, philosophy.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining wine quality and specifications at every point, from vineyard to bottle.
  • Ensuring winemaking practices meet all appropriate technical standards and procedures in areas of responsibility and are in line with both the company’s policies and statutory requirements.
  • Ensuring that winemaking activities are aligned with each wine achieving agreed sustainable target margins
  • Participating in collaborative relationships across the business, but most specifically with viticulture & operations, marketing, sales and key customers.
  • Participate in brand support and public relations activities as required.
  • Assisting senior winemakers with the wider portfolio.
  • Adhering to all occupational health, safety and welfare policies and procedures in line with the company’s policies.

About You

Tertiary qualifications in applied science, winemaking, viticulture or similar with previous experience in winemaking. A good understanding of wine microbiology and viticulture is essential.

Proven ability in winemaking, wine tasting and assessment, wine chemistry and wine and food matching is preferred.

The ability to work independently perform a range of tasks in winemaking with excellent time management and confidence in staff supervision.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their legal entitlement to work in Australia.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Stuart Hearn Recruitment Advisor via the Apply Now function.

Applications close on 3rd October 2021.


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