Winemaker - Research & Development

at Casella Family Brands
Location Yenda, NSW
Date Posted 28th Nov 2017
Category Winemaking
Job Type Full-time
Closing Date 8 December 2017


Since its inception in 2001, [yellow tail] has grown to be the Most Powerful Australian Wine Brand in the World and fifth Most Powerful Wine Brand globally. Casella Family Brands exports over 12 and a half million cases of [yellow tail] to more than 50 countries around the world every year and more than two and a half million glasses of [yellow tail] are enjoyed around the world each day.

Today Casella Family Brands is proud to present its portfolio which alongside [yellow tail] brings together Peter Lehmann Wines, Brands Laira, Morris Wines and the Casella premium range of wines.


As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking passionate and talented people to advance their career with Australia’s largest family owned winery.

Winemaker – Research & Development

This newly created role will support the winemaking function and encompasses winemaking and viticultural trials, identification of processes improvement opportunities and some new product design. This diverse role will require hands on production in lab scale and commercial trials

Ideally you will be an autonomous worker, have a passion for product and process development and a love of wine. Enthusiasm and an innovative approach will be key to making this role your own in what is a fast moving and growing wine business.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Winemaking, Food Science or engineering.
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills.
  • A practical understanding of winemaking and ability to conduct their own experiments at lab and commercial scale.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills including use of computer systems.
  • Project management experience would be an advantage

Junior/entry level applicants will be considered as training and mentoring can be provided.

If you are looking for an exciting career with our company, please apply through our website at

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