Operations Winemaker

Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River, WA 6285
+61 8 9757 0802 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
We are currently looking for a skilled Operations Winemaker to join the team at Cape Mentelle. This position is based in Margaret River, Western Australia.

Reporting to the Technical Director and part of the technical team and tasting committee, you will be responsible for ensuring all day to day winemaking operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner resulting in the highest quality standards achievable and within legal requirements.

You will be expected to be a committed and high-performing member of the team in the achievement of the following missions:

◦ Wine fermentation, ageing, blending and bottling preparations
◦ Harvest preparation and operations
◦ Cellar operations and coordination, including the training, organisation and management of 3 permanent and up to 10 casual staffs
◦ Participation in planning, budgeting and reporting
◦ Member of the environmental team
◦ Workplace safety focus and continuous improvement
◦ Wine Communication and Brand representation

Job Requirements
In order to succeed in this position, you will have:

• A Master’s Degree in Winemaking, Enology or related field
• A minimum of 5 years of winemaking experience in mid-size wineries and in-depth understanding of winemaking processes and equipment
• Thorough safety awareness
• Collaborative and team oriented approach, complemented by planning and organizational skills
• Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
• Personal integrity, strong work ethic and commitment to wine quality and sustainability
• Languages: English, French is a plus.

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
Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River WA 6285
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Cape Mentelle Vineyards is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding five’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. These characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location, unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

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