2024 Vintage Winemaker - Project Wine

Project Wine Pty Ltd
83 Pioneer Road
Angas Plains, SA 5255
08 8537 0600 (Main Phone)
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Job Description
Project Wine is a contract winery located in the Langhorne Creek wine region. Our winery processes up to 15,000 tonnes of grapes annually from many wine regions of South Australia. Langhorne Creek is 30 minutes from Mount Barker and 60 minutes from Adelaide.

We are seeking a Vintage Winemaker to join our team for vintage 2024.

The successful applicant will commence work mid - January with employment until the end of June 2024.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Receival and inspection of fruit into the winery for quality and material other than grapes.
• Supervision of the crushing and pressing teams during allocated shifts.
• Prepare work instructions for cellar operations and issue to cellar staff.
• Update work instructions and analysis results into client file records.
• Liaise with contract clients and follow required winemaking specifications.
• White and Red Ferment management.
• Ensure the timely submission of samples to the winery laboratory.
• Assist the winemaking team with general winery planning and logistics.
• Undertake Laboratory Analysis if required.
• Any other general winemaking duties that will assist the winemaking team.
Job Requirements
Your Skills and Experience:

• Tertiary qualifications in Oenology.
• Experience in winemaking processes, with the ability to follow client specifications and style requirements.
• Ability to work under pressure, follow instructions and be part of a team.
• Excellent time management capabilities in a fast paced and demanding environment.
• Strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills with attention to detail.
• Lead teams, build working relationships and focus on priorities.
• Ensure compliance of WH&S, EPA, HACCP & Other accreditation policies.
• Winemaking or cellar experience with an ability to confidently operate and/or supervise winery machinery.
• Forklift license preferred.
• Drivers Licence and own reliable transport is essential as no Public Transport is available.
• Be prepared to work flexible hours and long days when required.

Applications in writing outlining your qualifications and experience are to be submitted by the 30th November 2023 via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above. Applicants will be assessed as they are received. Only applicants progressing to the next stage will be contacted.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position, please only apply if you have valid working rights in Australia.

Employer Contact Information
Project Wine Pty Ltd
83 Pioneer Road Angas Plains via
Strathalbyn SA 5255
Situated in the Langhorne Creek wine region, 1 hour from Adelaide, Project Wine is a modern premium winemaking facility. With an annual grape crush of 15,000 tonnes our experienced and committed team provide contract grape processing and winemaking services to the Industry.

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