2022 Vintage - Senior Cellar-hands, Junior Cellar-hands and Lab Assistant - Clonakilla Wines
3 Crisps Lane
Murrumbateman, NSW 2582
Job Start Date
VINTAGE / HARVEST
Clonakilla Wines in Murrumbateman NSW, Australia are looking for vintage staff to build a dynamic and hands-on working team for 2022.
Clonakilla is a family winery focused on producing ultra-premium Cool Climate wine. The larger portion of vintage will be red wine production with a strong focus on Shiraz and our flagship wine – Shiraz Viognier. Other varieties include Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Mourvedre and Grenache.
Working in a close knit team, staff will get opportunities to experience all aspects of the wine making process during the vintage period.
- Senior Cellar-hand Job Description:
Reporting to the Winemaker, Senior Cellar-hands will take responsibility to carry out all processing duties required during vintage.
Duties include, fruit processing, fermentation operations (yeast inoculations, additions, cap management, pressing etc.), barrel work, cleaning and forklift operations.
- Junior Cellar-hand Job Description:
Junior Cellar-hands will assist the Winemaker and Senior Cellar-hands in the day to day cellar operations. On going training will be available.
- Laboratory Assistant Job Description:
Conduct juice and wine analysis, including standard titrations and enzymatic testing while recording analysis data. Opportunities to take part in cellar work will be available if desired.
Senior Cellar-hand Requirements.
• Having at least two years of vintage experience is highly desirable and a valid forklift licence would be highly beneficial.
Junior Cellar-Hand Requirements.
• Most suitable for someone starting out in the industry, who is passionate, physically fit and has a can do attitude.
Laboratory Assistant Requirements.
• Experience and confidence in a Laboratory with strong attention to detail.
Wine Students or recent Graduates are most welcome!
Employer Contact Information
3 Crisps Lane
Clonakilla Wines is a family run, ultra-premium winery located near the village of Murrumbateman in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, just outside of Canberra. Since their establishment in 1971, Clonakilla Wines have prided themselves on making distinctive, high-quality cool climate wines. Clonakilla is best known for Riesling, Viognier, Shiraz and our flagship wine - Shiraz Viognier.