Vintage Assistant Winemaker / Assistant Winemaker

Forest Hill
Corner Myers Rd and South Coast Highway
Denmark, WA 6333
Australia
08 98483711 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
15/02/2018
Job End Date
1/07/2018
Application Closing Date
15/01/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
VINTAGE / HARVEST
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Forest Hill is a family owned vineyard and winery. Our dry grown vineyards produce wines that are a true reflection of our unique site in the cool climate Mount Barker region of the Great Southern.

Forest Hill is looking for an Assistant Winemaker for Vintage 2018 to work with the winemaking team in a diverse, hands on role in our Denmark based winery. We are seeking a talented, energetic and hardworking individual with a passion for wine. This role is offered as a Vintage Assistant Winemaker position for the upcoming vintage, however there is potential for this to become a full-time position post vintage.

Our successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Oenology and a solid base of cellar hand and laboratory experience. As with any small business the role will involve a broad range of activities from cellar, warehouse, vineyard and site maintenance.
Job Requirements
• Assist the Winemakers with the management and cyclic operations of all aspects of the Forest Hill winery
• Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to follow and maintain record keeping
• Team player who can communicate, contribute and work effectively in a small team and family business
• Prepared for hands-on approach to winemaking
• Laboratory skills and experience with winery management software Vinx2 (desirable)
• Understanding that this position is in a rural and isolated region
The successful applicant will possess the following:
• Tertiary qualifications in Wine Science, Winemaking or Oenology;
• Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.
• Forklift license

Applications are requested to be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will officially close on the 31st of January with the applicant required for a start mid February. Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above
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Forest Hill Vineyard
Corner Myers Rd and South Coast Highway
Denmark WA 6333
Australia
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THE ORIGINAL SOUTH-WEST VINEYARD, ESTABLISHED IN 1965
Forest Hill is a family owned vineyard and winery. Our dry grown vineyards produce wines that are a true reflection of our unique site in the cool climate Mount Barker region of the Great Southern. Expressing the regional and varietal characters, the Forest Hill wines display elegance, purity, texture and persistence.

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