Senior Winemaker

Haselgrove Wines
187 Sand Road
McLaren Flat, SA 5171
08 8323 8706 (Main Phone)
0404 456 249 (Mobile Phone)
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Experience Required
Degree Required
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Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
A rare opportunity has arisen to join this award winning McLaren Vale Winery. On offer is a true career opportunity for an experienced and motivated Senior Winemaker who possesses solid business acumen along with a passion to create world class, award winning wines.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this multi-faceted management role is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

• Management of winery and winemaking team.
• Driving and directing decisions regarding wine styles and blending.
• Management of Custom Crush department and all contract processing functions, including winemaking for Contract Clients.
• Management of winemaking costs, and ensuring wine COGS are kept within approved budgets.
• Direction and implementation of wine quality improvement programmes.
• Creation and implementation of approved Wine making Policy.
• Vineyard Contract negotiation, grower Liaison, vintage fruit booking / scheduling and overall vintage planning including inventory control.
• Submitting relevant winery budget in a timely manner.
• Maintain Haselgrove and client bulk wine lists and sales.
• Administration of all relevant industry levy returns / reports (PIRSA, Grape Research, Industry Fund, EPA, NPI, Census and ABS Vineyard and wine production etc).
• Annual oak plans based on wine style, quality and quantity requirements.
• Participate in various in-market sales / promotional activation's.
• Asset register maintenance.
Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this exciting opportunity will possess the following attributes:

• A highly professional, personable and quick thinking disposition.
• 5+ years in a Winemaker / Senior Winemaker position.
• Intermediate – advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
• The ability to take ownership of the diverse and challenging tasks that present themselves daily.
• Ezy Wine system knowledge and experience (desirable).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with meticulous attention to detail
• Strong leadership skills.
• Comfortable with public speaking.
• Tertiary qualifications in Wine Science, Winemaking or Oenology.

If you think that you have the necessary skills and attributes to be a part of this iconic winery, please send your cover letter and resume via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Haselgrove Wines
187 Sand Road
McLaren Flat SA 5171
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Haselgrove Wines is situated in McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's premier wine regions. Our 3,000 tonne winery produces premium wines for the Haselgrove brand from McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills as well as various small to medium sized producers on a contract basis.

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