Assistant Winemaker

Eden Road Wines
3182 Barton Highway
Murrumbateman, ACT 2582
02 6226 8800 (Main Phone)
0418 689 816 (Mobile Phone)
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Eden Road is a medium size, high quality wine producer located in Murrumbateman in the Canberra District (NSW).
We are sourcing grapes from several cool climate, high altitude regions such as Tumbarumba, the Hilltops, Gundagai and the Canberra region.

Eden Road Wines is seeking expressions of interest for a permanent, hands-on Assistant Winemaker with solid cellar and laboratory skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on assistant winemaker/laboratory technician to help manage a 250 tonnes winery producing high quality wines.

The successful candidate will be passionate about wine, self-motivated & be an effective team player, and able to work effectively within a small but tight knit team.
We are looking for a person who can demonstrate an outstanding work ethic, attention to detail, safety awareness and motivation to be involved in a small team environment.

Reporting to the Winemaker/Manager, you will be required to perform cellar and laboratory work on a daily basis.

The candidate will have previous experience working in a winery including formal qualifications.

Job Requirements
• Tertiary qualification in Wine Science or related field, or currently studying would be an advantage.
• Experience operating a wide range of cellar equipment
• Experience using a wide range of lab equipment
• Demonstrate a practical and hands on approach to winemaking
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal, negotiation)
• Be self motivated, well organised, quality focused
• Good organisation, time management and record keeping skills
• Work well in a team environment or independently
• Be willing to work flexible hours during vintage
• Current Drivers Licence
• Current Fork Lift Licence
• Current RSA would be an advantage
• Ability to maintain a safe and tidy working environment and encourage the same in others
• Commitment to high standards in wine quality
• Good personal presentation, good physical health and reasonable strength (no allergic reactions to SO2)
• Working experience with Vintrace (or similar winery software), Word and Excel.

A remuneration package commensurate with the successful applicant qualifications and experience, will be offered.

Your application should address the responsibilities listed in the job requirements, and be forwarded with your CV by October 19, 2018.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency.

Employer Contact Information
Eden Road Wines
3182 Barton Highway
Murrumbateman ACT 2582
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Eden Road is a boutique wine company creating some of the most exciting contemporary wines from the ancient soils of the Australian high country. Our relentless and passionate search for exceptional terroir ensures the creation of unique, authentic wines.

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