Assistant Winemaker & Vineyard Manager - Mount Avoca Winery

Mount Avoca Winery
Moates Lane, via Vinoca Road
Avoca, VIC 3467
Australia
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Mount Avoca is a family owned estate vineyard and winery established 50 years ago in the Victorian Pyrenees Ranges. The 60 acre ACO organic certified vineyard and winemaking facility grows, makes and bottles a broad selection of ultra-premium organic cool-climate table and sparkling wine styles befitting of a James Halliday 5 Red star rated operation.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a quality focussed environment, have a wide range of skills, a passion for excellence, a desire to constantly improve and learn and believe you can add value to our business read on.
Job Requirements
Reporting directly to the Manager Winemaking-Viticulture-Estate, the Assistant Winemaker/Vineyard Manager is a physically demanding hands on role that encompasses a wide range of activities.
Our perfect candidate would possess the following key attributes:
• A qualification in oenology and viticulture. (degree or diploma equivalent)
• A passion for wine.
• Customer facing sales/cellar door experience.
• Winery, Vineyard and bottling/packaging experience.
• Operation of Vineyard, Winery and packaging machinery and equipment, including a forklift licence.
• Fluent in performing all typical wine laboratory applications and ledger (Ezywine).
• An ability to listen and learn how to plan, manage, multi-task and troubleshoot any given winery and vineyard situation.
• Good people management skills, with an ability and confidence to take charge and manage.
• A hard-working team player with a friendly, honest and inclusive work ethic.

This salaried position would ideally suit a person recently qualified with some domestic and international winemaking experience, who is looking for a step up and a challenge.
The allocation of duties throughout the role would typically consist of 50% Winery 40% Vineyard and 10% general estate maintenance.

Our commitment to constant improvement at a corporate, professional and personal level encourages the successful applicant to achieve world’s best-practice in all facets of premium winemaking and winery/vineyard operations and management.

Applicants are asked to give a brief explanation as to why they are attracted to this unique all-encompassing role.
Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.
Employer Contact Information
Mount Avoca
Moates Lane, via Vinoca Road
Avoca VIC 3467
Australia
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