Assistant Winemaker

Plantagenet Wines
45 Albany Hwy
Mount Barker, WA 6324
08 9851 3111 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
Degree Required
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Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
As a pioneer of the Great Southern region, Plantagenet’s reputation is celebrated for its rich heritage, its expressive wines and family-owned sensibility, making it one of the most trusted wine brands in the country.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Winemaker to join our team.

This is a hands on role focusing on cellar management, leading our small team in quality wine production techniques by example.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join an energetic and quality oriented team who are leading the company in an era of renewed growth and achievement.

Job Requirements
Key tasks will include:
• Assisting the Senior Winemaker; the role encompasses all aspects of planning and execution of winemaking and production.
• Working closely with the cellar team in wine evaluation, quality control, blending, occupational safety and environmental initiatives.

To be successful in this role, you will have both qualifications and experience in winemaking, along with the following attributes;

• Completed a degree or other tertiary qualifications in Winemaking/Oenology
• Previous vintage experience
• Previous Assistant Winemaking experience preferred but not essential
• Ability to operate winery equipment
• Knowledge of winery software (Vintrace is preferable)
• Proven ability to successfully lead a small team of staff in the production of high quality wines
• Strong teamwork and excellent communication skills
• The ability to work autonomously and unsupervised
• A commitment to creating a culture of excellence
• High level attention to detail
• The ability to present wines convincingly to trade and consumer

Our business is growing, and offers a highly competitive employment package, strong career prospects, and an environment to build on your winemaking and leadership skills.

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

Please forward your resume via email using the 'APPLY NOW' link above.

Employer Contact Information
Plantagenet Wines
45 Albany Hwy
Mount Barker WA 6324
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Plantagenet Wines has produced distinctive, elegant wines
since 1974.

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