Global Wine & Quality Director - Accolade Wines

Wine Network Consulting Pty Ltd
Accolade Wines
Reynella, SA 5161
03 5962 2427 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
International, Interstate & Intrastate Travel is required
Job Description
One of the most senior and exciting positions in the international wine industry. Accolade Wines is seeking a high calibre candidate to lead its winemaking, quality and compliance teams around the world.

With a history tracing back to the 1830s (Houghton) and 1850s (Hardys), we are now one of the world’s top ten wine companies, selling approximately 34 million cases to 140 countries annually. We also have more than 1,600 employees in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Asia, North and South America and South Africa.

Our Australian wineries and brands include Arras and Bay of Fires (Tasmania), Banrock Station (Riverland), Grant Burge and St Hallett (Barossa Valley), Hardys (Berri and McLaren Vale sites), Houghton (Western Australia), Jam Shed, Petaluma (Adelaide Hills) and Stonier (Mornington Peninsula). Internationally, we own Anakena (Chile), Geyser Peak (California), Mud House (New Zealand), Flagstone (South Africa), and many others.

Job Requirements
This is a senior leadership position that will mentor and manage our very talented winemaking, quality and compliance teams. With at least 10-15 years’ experience in large and small wineries, the successful candidate will have extensive winemaking and judging experience, clear and strong quality and compliance principles, plus demonstrate sharp business acumen and clear strategic thinking.

The position also includes the roles of Chief Winemaker and company spokesperson for the global portfolio. It is based in Adelaide, South Australia but requires regular travel to all other winemaking sites.

Accolade Wines will provide you with the support and remuneration befitting a unique, executive role of this nature.

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Employer Contact Information
Wine Network Consulting Pty Ltd
Office 4 5-7 Green Street
Healesville VIC 3777
Wine Network Consulting Pty Ltd Rachael Sutcliffe
Established in 1994, Wine Network and its personnel are established and highly respected professional resources for the wine industry in Australia and overseas.

Wine Network offers a full range of advisory services for wine and viticultural businesses aimed at optimising wine quality, operational efficiency and business sustainability.

Our consultants and associates have extensive industry experience, and we offer tailor-made advice services to suit both new and established businesses of varying sizes.

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