Assistant Winemaker - Norfolk Rise

Norfolk Rise
438 Limestone Coast Road
Mount Benson , SA 5275
0439805935 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
We are a family-owned business running a 150 hectare vineyard and 1200 tonne state of the art winery situated by the coast in the beautiful Mt Benson region. Norfolk Rise Wines is looking for an experienced Assistant Winemaker to join our small team and have a real impact in creating high quality, single site, cool climate wines for our brand while supporting a range of contract customers letting you be involved in all aspects of production from the vineyard to the bottle.

Reporting to our Senior Winemaker we are looking for someone who has several years winemaking and vintage experience with tertiary winemaking qualifications preferred. A passion for cool climate wines and winemaking is essential as Norfolk Rise Wines is embarking on a new journey focussing on making the best wines we can from our award winning vineyard.
Job Requirements
Job Requirements
• Currently studying or completed Oenology qualification and have a passion for wine.
• A thorough understanding of the core elements of wine production.
• At least 2 years experience working in a winery/cellar environment.
• Demonstrated competency in all routine winery operations and equipment.
• Working knowledge of wine quality parameters and analysis.
• Wine tasting and quality assessment experience.
• Methodical work habits, precise record keeping & meticulous attention to detail in regards to winery cleanliness.
• Outstanding time management and clear communication skills.
• The ability to work well within a team.
• Must be prepared to work extended hours, particularly through the vintage period.
• Enthusiasm to work in the vineyard, at wine events and conduct tastings or masterclasses from time to time.
• Excellent computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office suite.
• Experience with Vintrace will be highly regarded.
• Assist in the vineyard monitoring and sampling of vineyards in order to optimize picking decisions in collaboration with the winemaker.
• Liaise with local businesses for their stock requirements. Deliver stock and invoices to businesses and present new wines and prices when they are released.
• Assist in the collection of photos and videos for company social media campaigns. Liaise with Marketing Coordinator as to the desired company content.
• Fork-lift confined spaces, chemical handling, and RSA certification

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa. Competitive remuneration will be awarded based on skills and experience. Applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

For more information about this role contact our winemaker Nathan on 0439 871 887

Please send your applications via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Norfolk Rise
438 Limestone Coast Road
Mount Benson SA 5275
It's the unique maritime influence here in Mount Benson that enables our family to create delicate wines of elegance and love. Cool climate and single site, they're made for easy enjoyment. Think cold wet winters followed by long dry growing seasons, teamed with moderating southerly winds whistling in off the coast keeping our vines happy and healthy all year round.

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