Vineyard Manager

Barringwood Estate
Evandale, TAS 7212
Australia
0416 017 475 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
21/10/2017
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Barringwood is a boutique producer of premium cool climate wines with 3 Tasmanian Vineyards.

We are seeking an experienced and practical vineyard professional to manage a newly established 20ha vineyard in the Evandale area. The position will also encompass providing advice and planning support for the two other Tasmanian vineyards.

Reporting to the business owners this hands on role requires a high degree of self-motivation and a strong desire to generate continuous improvement.

The successful applicant with demonstrate experience in all aspect of vineyard operations as well as strong planning, communication and interpersonal skills. A tertiary qualification and experience leading a small team would be highly regarded, but are not essential. Experience with vineyard establishment would also be highly desirable.

Job Requirements
Essential Skills & Knowledge
• Experience in all aspect of vineyard operations, including operation of machinery
• Demonstrated ability to plan and execute
• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
• A drive for constant improvement
• Self-motivation, positive attitude & problem solving abilities

Highly Desirable
• Leadership experience
• Tertiary qualifications
• Vineyard establishment experience
• Passion for wine industry

We expect to continue to support and develop the successful applicant, with a clear pathway to enhance your viticulture knowledge and pursue innovation in vineyard management.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Barringwood Estate
60 Gillams Rd
Lower Barrington TAS 7306
Australia
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Barringwood Vineyard and Cellar Door is located just 15 minutes drive from Devonport on the main tourist route (B14) to Sheffield and Cradle Mountain. The vineyard was established in 1993 on the site of an existing sawmill. Initial plantings included the cool climate classics Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, with progressive planting occurring up until 2009. The vineyard now has 5 hectares of vines with Pinot Muenier, Pinot Gris and the exotic Schönburger being added to the mix of a varietals grown.
Since its first vintage in 1998, Barringwood’s multi award winning single vineyard wines have consistently been among Tasmania’s best. The vineyard gained a 5 star rating in James Halliday’s 2010 & 2013 Australian Wine Companion.
Our cellar door is built entirely of timber milled on the property, the expansive north facing deck is ideal for enjoying a gourmet platter of local produce with a glass of Barringwood wine while soaking up the stunning views across the Don Valley countryside to Bass Straight.

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