Assistant Vineyard Manager - Brown Family Wine Group

Brown Family Wine Group
Cnr of Sherbourne Road and Tasman Highway
Apslawn, TAS 7190
03 5720 5500 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
About Us:
Brown Family Wine Group is one of Australia’s most loved and trusted wine companies. With premium vineyards in Victoria and Tasmania, our family of wines has now grown to five brands - Brown Brothers, Devil's Corner, Pirie, Tamar Ridge and Innocent Bystander. We are passionate about our wines and our core values of Wellbeing, Respect, Innovation and Pride in What We Achieve Together. Most recently we have been certified as "A Great Place to Work" and are committed to honouring this recognition throughout all aspects of the business.

About the Vineyard:
Located on the East Coast of Tasmania (near Bicheno), The Devil’s Corner Vineyard is a picturesque cool climate vineyard consisting of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling. This 180Ha vineyard produces exceptional quality grapes destined for the highly acclaimed Devil’s Corner Wines.

About the Role:
Reporting to the Vineyard Manager, your major responsibilities will be to co-ordinate staff, contractors and equipment to ensure work programmes are carried out efficiently and effectively as required by the Vineyard Manager. Additionally, you will assist the Vineyard Manager in the scheduling and management of the modern irrigation system as well as preparation of budgets and operational reports. There is an expectation that you will assume responsibilities for all vineyard activities in the absence of the Vineyard Manager.

Job Requirements
About the Person:
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate their experience in staff supervision and the practical management of vineyard operations including knowledge of modern viticultural techniques, have excellent communication skills and an ability to undertake all administrative duties related to vineyard operations. Experience in plant operations and a commitment to quality systems is also essential. Other requirements include a good level of computer skills, a commitment to quality systems and the ability to work as part of a team. Qualifications in Viticulture or Horticulture are desirable but not essential.

What’s on Offer:

• Salary commensurate with experience
• Relocation Support if required
• A fully maintained tool-of-trade vehicle
• A flexible and supportive working environment including access to EAP
• Input into the growth & development of Australia’s most exciting wine region
• Generous product discounts
• Rental allowance

More Information: Further information and a position description may be obtained by emailing or by calling Allyce on (03)57205500.

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
Brown Family Wine Group
239 Milawa Bobinawarrah Road
Milawa VIC 3678
A family business that cares deeply about our employees, our culture, and our legacy, here at Brown Family Wine Group we’re as passionate about our core values as we are our wines.

Most recently we have been certified as “A Great Place to Work” and are committed to honouring this recognition throughout all aspects of the business. For more information regarding vacancies or how you can join our team, please contact

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