Assistant Winemaker & Vineyard Manager - Mount Avoca Winery

Mount Avoca Winery
Moates Lane, via Vinoca Road
Avoca, VIC 3467
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
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
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