Assistant Winemaker - Sevenhill Cellars

Sevenhill Cellars
111 College Rd
Sevenhill, SA 5453
08 8843 5941 (Main Phone)
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Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Sevenhill Cellars was established in 1851 and is the original winery of the Clare Valley. Sevenhill crush around 450 tonnes annually, across 19 different varieties. As a highly regarded producer of red, white and fortified wines, there is an emphasis on traditional winemaking, especially through the use of our old slate fermenters and basket press. We also use modern equipment and embrace modern practices where it suits and improves the quality of our wine. The main varieties produced are Riesling, Shiraz, Cabernet, Grenache and Merlot. We also make several small parcels of wine to reflect some of our unique vineyard blocks. Some of our Shiraz vines over 150 years of age and there is a Grenache block over 100 years old.

We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Winemaker to join our team.

The broad responsibilities of the role are:
• Assist the Winemaker in the day to day cellar duties of the winery
• Carry out the day to day tasks of the winery
• Supervise Vintage Cellar Hands
• Maintain a clean and organised cellar, including barrel locations and dry goods
• Ensure cellar practices, including record taking are best practice and current
• Assist with vineyard operations when required

Job Requirements
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
• A degree in Winemaking/Oenology
• A current Drivers Licence
• Previous Winemaking, Cellarhand and Laboratory experience
• An ability to work under pressure
• An enthusiasm for wine, its production and culture
• An energetic and positive approach to work
• A willingness to learn and teach others

A valid forklift licence and confined space training certification is preferable.

The successful applicant will also be required to undergo a medical assessment prior to commencement and a police check.

If you have the requirements and are ready to work in a collaborative and inclusive workplace, please send through a resume and covering letter via the links on this page.

Employer Contact Information
Sevenhill Cellars
111 College Rd
Sevenhill SA 5453
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Sevenhill Cellars established in 1851, is Clare Valley's first winery. Sevenhill crushes 450 tonne per vintage and is very much a premium boutique winery making red, white, and fortified wines from its historic vineyards.

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