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Vineyard Manager

Kaesler Wines
PO Box 852
Nuriootpa, SA 5355
08 8562 4488 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Dural Wines is a privately-owned business that started with Kaesler wines in the Barossa and has grown rapidly to now run several vineyards in the Clare Valley, McLaren Vale and with Yarra Yering in the Yarra valley.
We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Vineyard Manager to join our tight nit team and help us move forward with our new venture in the Adelaide Hills at Gumeracha called Small Valley Vineyard.
We are looking for a self-motivated, driven and hands on manager with the dedication and discipline needed to reshape and revitalise this vineyard into a premium wine producing property.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Vineyard management
• Supervision of contractors
• Management and control
• Purchasing and stock control of viticulture supplies
• Chemical management
• Operating knowledge of all vineyard machinery and irrigation
• Responsible for the care and maintenance of the vineyard, reticulation system and related machinery.

Remuneration package to be negotiated based on skills and experience. The package will include a fully maintained vehicle and telephone.
Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.
To apply, please send your resume and covering letter using the ‘APPLY FOR JOB’ link above before close of business Friday 12th May 2017. Please attention applications to Nigel van der Zande.
Job Requirements
Successful applicants must have:
• A strong understanding of the relationship between grape production and wine quality;
• Extensive practical and technical knowledge of viticulture operations
• Demonstrated practical, technical and managerial experience within viticulture field;
• A minimum 3 years practical vineyard experience;
• Extensive experience with the use and maintenance of modern vineyard plant and equipment;
• Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work independently as well as manage staff to ensure a productive team with a focus on excellence;
• Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to prioritise, multitask and meet deadline and work well under pressure and
• Current divers licence.
Employer Contact Information
Kaesler Wines
PO Box 852
Nuriootpa SA 5355
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Kaesler Wines is situated in the Barossa Valley, Australia’s foremost premium wine producing district. The Kaesler vineyard has been growing grapes continuously since 1893 and still retains its original plantings. Kaesler owns just over 37 hectares (92 acres) of vineyards in the Barossa Valley, the majority of it is old vine material planted in 1893, 1899, 1930 and in the 1960’s.

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