Senior Winemaker

Mitchelton Wines
470 Mitchellstown Road
Nagambie, VIC 3608
03 5736 2222 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Our Mitchelton vision is to be globally recognised as Australia’s iconic wine, food and hospitality destination in the heart of Central Victoria. Fast becoming highly visited by our locals and a must visit tourism destination by interstate and international visitors, we set out to deliver service excellence and memorable food and wine experiences for our guests while providing an inspiring workplace and lifestyle for our staff.

Beautifully situated amongst the vineyards on the verdant banks of the Goulburn River, only minutes from Nagambie, our luxurious yet welcoming estate comprises our iconic Ashton Tower, boutique Hotel and Day Spa, The Muse restaurant, chocolate café, award winning wines and cellar door, 4.5-star winery, Australia’s largest operating underground cellar and commercial gallery of Aboriginal Art.

A rare opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified Winemaker to lead our growing winemaking program.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for the overall direction and effective management of all winemaking processes. You will be a strong and effective leader, capable of motivating and inspiring a talented and dedicated winery and viticultural team. Extensive experience in the development and deployment of technical standards in relation to a wide range of wine styles and commercial objectives is required, along with a significant knowledge of viticulture, grape selection and harvest criteria. In addition, you should possess a high level of commercial acumen in relation to managing operational and capital budgets. Experience in managing contract winemaking programs will be viewed favourably, as will a demonstrated participation in the execution of major capital projects of production facilities.

With solid experience as a Senior Winemaker and relevant winemaking qualifications, the successful applicant will have had experience in large and small wineries, plus show demonstrative abilities in handling grapes and wine from different varieties and regions.

With excellent planning, communication and organisational skills, a strong work ethic, team mentality, you will be a leader of people and enjoy a true passion for wine.

Mitchelton Wines will provide you with a supportive and motivating environment and remuneration package for you to make a difference in our exciting and growing business.

All applications will be received in confidence. 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
Mitchelton Wines
470 Mitchellstown Road
Nagambie VIC 3608
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Mitchelton's team works in harmony with the land to unlock the best from individual blocks. Key to this is innovation and attention to detail in the vineyard and the winery.

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