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Assistant Winemaker – Pipers Brook Vineyard

Pipers Brook Vineyard Pty Ltd
1216 Pipers Brook Rd
Pipers Brook, TAS 7254
03 6382 7555 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
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Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Assistant Winemaker – Pipers Brook Vineyard

Pipers Brook Vineyard has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Assistant Winemaker. The role is based in North East Tasmania at our pioneering Pipers Brook Vineyard and Winery where we craft our premium brands which include Ninth Island, Pipers Brook and Kreglinger.

Reporting to the Chief Winemaker the ideal candidate will have sound knowledge and experience in all aspects of vinification. Joining our small and dedicated team they will be required to be dynamic and prepared to be involved in all aspects of producing our premium brands including cellar and lab work when required. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our young winemaking team at a time when cool climate Tasmanian wines and our iconic brands are going from strength to strength.

Job Requirements
Key Skills/Experience:

• A relevant tertiary degree in winemaking/oenology
• Experience in cool climate vinification and traditional method sparkling production highly regarded
• Ability to manage and supervise production in the winery
• Exceptional time management skills and ability to think on your feet
• Experienced and competent in sensory evaluation
• Winery management software experience
• General cellar and lab skills are also essential
• Excellent communication skills
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic

Key Responsibilities:

• Management of cellar team and work schedules where required
• Managing lab analysis requirements
• Fulfilling production requirements in a timely & efficient manner
• Ensuring delivery of quality wine production consistent with house style and standards
• Maintaining impeccable production and QA records
• Ensuring a high level of health and safety protocols are being followed and helping to constantly improve standards within the workplace
• Training casual/cellar staff as required
• There will also be a level of customer interface giving tours of the facility and hosting tastings and events
• The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a dynamic team and be prepared to work shifts and overtime as required

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
Pipers Brook Vineyard
1216 Pipers Brook Rd
Pipers Brook TAS 7254
Pipers Brook Vineyard Luke Whittle
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Kreglinger, founded in 1797 by brothers George and Christian Kreglinger, is a family company, which holds buisness registration number one recorded in Antwerp.

The family's group of companies extended to Australia, establishing Kreglinger Australia in 1893.
In 2000, Kreglinger (Australia) Pty Ltd diversified into wine production and marketing with the establishment of Norfolk Rise Vineyard and winery at Mount Benson in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia and the following year took majority ownership of the Pipers Brook Winery.

Kreglinger Wine Estates, the producers of the internationally acclaimed Pipers Brook Vineyard, Ninth Island and Kreglinger wines has a history that encompasses over 30 years as a modern pioneer and leader of the Tasmanian fine wine industry.

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