Winemaker

Cape Jaffa Wines
459 Limestone Coast Road
Robe, SA 5276
Australia
0427 685 077 (Main Phone)
08 8768 5053 (Mobile Phone)
Job Start Date
7/08/2017
Application Closing Date
30/06/2017
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Cape Jaffa Wines is an innovative and dynamic winery in the Mount Benson wine region, specialising in producing great wine from biodynamic and sustainably managed vineyards across the Limestone Coast. The business has gained much acclaim in recent times for its sustainability initiatives, as well as its distinctive and varietal wines. The winery is considered small to medium in size and produces about 75% of its production from red varieties.

This is a hands-on role that will take responsibility for a range of functions from managing cellar operations to maintaining and evolving wine quality. This will include, but may not be limited to:

• Creation of work notes for cellar staff
• Participation in, and management of cellar work
• Maintaining winery records using Ezywine
• Vintage planning including inventory control
• Laboratory work (outside of vintage period)
• Leading a small team of cellar hands and seasonal vintage staff
• Assisting with management of grape intakes and vineyard inspections
• Preparation of wines for bottling
• Actively participating in decisions regarding wine styles and blending
• Taking on a share of promotional work
• Quality control - adherence to and implementation of policies around maintenance, winery hygiene, work health and safety and environmental management.

The position offers an exciting place to work, in a fantastic location that boasts a vibrant and friendly local community. Outside of work, the beautiful and rugged coastline, great regional food and the unique culture of our coastal towns make for a wonderful lifestyle.

The successful applicant will report to the General Manager/Chief Winemaker and will be expected to work towards management objectives within a specified budget.

Job Requirements
A tertiary qualification and 3-5 years in a winemaking role is a prerequisite. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.

Please forward a covering letter and CV via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above by 30th June 2017.

If you have any questions about the position, please email anna@capejaffawines.com.au (applications are not to go to this address).

Applicants currently residing outside Australia or New Zealand will not receive a response unless they make reference to their eligibility to obtain permanent work in Australia.


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Cape Jaffa Wines
459 Limestone Coast Road
Robe SA 5276
Australia
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Cape Jaffa Wines is a producer of high quality wines from various regions in the Limestone Coast. All company operations are based on the winery and vineyard property, located between Robe and Kingston SE, a 3 hour drive south east from Adelaide and 5km from the coastal town of Cape Jaffa.

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