Winemaker

Salena Estate Wines
Salena Estate Winery 837 Bookpurnong Rd
Loxton, SA 5333
Australia
08 8584 1333 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
25/08/2017
Application Closing Date
25/08/2017
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Located in the heart of the Riverland, Salena Estate Wines processes 14,000 tonnes of Riverland and other South Australian regional fruit. Included in the modern facilities is a 4,500 bottle per hour bottling line, over 3,500 tonne red ferment capacity, insulated tanks and PLC temp. control, and 210 hectare vineyard of estate grown fruit. All this since its establishment in 1998, and during this growth period, the winery has maintained its commitment to quality in receiving countless medals & trophies.

Surrounded by estate vineyards, plus a consistent group of independent grower suppliers allows the winemaker to control the intake to ensure the best possible quality from the grapes received. The winery is expected to continue its growth in the upcoming years with a planned crush of around 25,000 tonnes within the next 5 years. The facility as a whole clearly allows the winemaking team full control from vine to glass.

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with enthusiasm, ability and the desire the make a mark on the Australian wine industry. The possibilities for the right candidate are unlimited!

Looking for a winemaker who is willing to, and capable of moving up the ladder with ambition to grow with the company.

Job Requirements
Required skills:

• Tertiary qualification in Oenology
• 5-7 years experience in winemaking
• Excellent communication skills and leadership
• Strong logistical skills
• Excellent computer skills, in particular Word and Excel
• Experience with barrels & oak alternatives
• Fruit quality assessment

Desired skills:

• Hands on winery cellar procedures would be beneficial
• Working knowledge of Ezy Systems software package
• Previous exposure to a medium to large winery.
• Bottling experience
• Red Varietal and Fortified winemaking experience
• Vineyard assessment experience


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.


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Salena Estate Wines
837 Bookpurnong Rd
Loxton SA 5343
Australia
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Salena Estate Wines is a premium producing family owned winery based at Loxton in South Australia.

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