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Winemaker - Claymore Wines

Claymore Wines
7145 Horrocks Hwy
Leasingham, SA 5452
Australia
08 8843 0200 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
23/09/2019
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Claymore Wines located in the beautiful Clare Valley is seeking an experienced winemaker to join our dynamic boutique wine enterprise. We are seeking a person who has a passion for making premium wines and will be able to develop and strategise work plans and programs in response to the business production requirements.
Reporting to our General Manager, the winemaker will be accountable for production of wine for the brand utilising our onsite Barrel Shed as well as various off-site processing areas. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe and efficiently run workplace, driving continuous improvement and ensuring regulatory compliance and quality standards are met.
Job Requirements
Responsibilities include:
Ability to work unsupervised
Day to Day production planning
Ensuring all required data is kept up to date and maintained in Vintrace (inventory system)
Adherence to specific product styles
Vintage management in conjunction with our Vineyard Manager including grower contracts and wine grape sourcing
Storage and ullage management
Oak selection and management
Sourcing additional fruit supply if required
Other general winemaking duties as required such as racking, cleaning, barrel work, transfers, filtrations etc

Requirements:
Minimum of 5 years experience working in wineries; Oenology qualification preferred but not essential for the right applicant
Forklift licence
Driver licence
Strong administration skills and computer literacy in Windows based applications such as excel; desirable to also have experience with Vintrace or other inventory-related system.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to represent the brand at tastings and events.
Must have an Australian citizenship/permanent residency or full rights to work and live in Australia without restriction
Suited to physical work and will be prepared to work flexible hours as well as long hours over the vintage period

The position will commence as soon as the applicant is available - this is an exciting opportunity to progress your industry knowledge and experience in a multi-faceted role with potential to grow over time.

The position is a full time position. Attractive remuneration package offered based on applicant's experience.
Please note that we will only contact shortlisted candidates
Employer Contact Information
Claymore Wines
7145 Horrocks Hwy
Leasingham SA 5452
Australia
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Claymore Wines, situated in the beautiful Clare Valley in South Australia, began in 1997 with small volumes of Grenache and Riesling, and has now grown to over 20,000 cases per year across a highly awarded range of wines.
We draw fruit from our five premium estate owned vineyards at Penwortham (the backbone of our red wine production) and Watervale (home to our Joshua Tree vineyard). These sites have been specifically chosen for their suitability for our staple varieties – Shiraz, Riesling, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon.

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