Cellar Hand - Hirsch Hill

Hirsch Hill
179 Glenview Road
Yarra Glen, VIC 3775
Job Start Date
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $55,000 To $65,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
A family owned and operated vineyard in the Yarra Valley, we have been producing high quality wine for over 20 years.

As a result of the strong and sustained growth of our brand and vineyard, we are now seeking a motivated and committed individual to join our close-knit team.

The Opportunity:
Having worked in many of the top producing wine regions in the world, our Head Winemaker brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. This role represents an opportunity for you to learn from the best.

The Role:
* Assist in processing of grapes and wine production (processing 700+ tonne)
* Assist with bottling
* Take orders
* Operation of key winery equipment
* Vintage related tasks as directed by the Head Winemaker
* Assistance in Vineyard related tasks
* Perform various tasks as needed around the winery, including lifting, moving, and stacking materials
* Maintain cleanliness of winery equipment, tanks, and facilities, to ensure sanitation standards are met.+

What we offer:
* Competitive salary
* Training and opportunity to learn about all aspects of vineyard and winery operation
* Work with an established brand experinencing rapid growth
* Become part of a fantastic team with a strong culture, two highly experienced winemakers and several cellar hands.
* Opportunity for growth and advancement

Job Requirements
* 2+ years experience in a wine making environment
* Strong communication skills
* Proactive approach and positive attitude
* Dedicated and responsible
* Ability to work well as part of a team, however you are also able to take initiative when required.
* Good health and reasonable level of fitness
* Flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing workloads and priorities
* Manual Drivers licence
* Forklift licence
* Australian Citizen or Permanent Residency

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
Hirsch Hill
179 Glenview Road
Yarra Glen VIC 3775
In 1998, Jack and Eddie founded Hirsch Hill in the Yarra Valley, transforming a simple farm property into the beginnings of a vineyard. Jack planted the first vines, laying the groundwork for a venture built on hard work and dedication. Hirsch Hill’s story evolved with a commitment to quality winemaking and a philosophy rooted in the belief that there are no shortcuts in life. This ethos propelled the vineyard forward, resulting in significant growth. In 2023, a new chapter unfolded with Hirsch Hill producing our own wine under the guidance of Chief Winemaker Peter Mackey, symbolising the ongoing evolution of the vineyard. Today, with the second generation in charge, the legacy of hard work and dedication persists as Hirsch Hill continues to thrive, embodying the values established since those initial vines took root.

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