Cellar Hand - Unico Zelo

Unico Zelo
24 Victoria St
Gumeracha, SA 5233
Application Closing Date
From $44,850 To $56,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Our bottling, winery and distillery operations are expanding and we are looking for a proactive, hands-on cellar hand to join the team. This is a full-time role Monday to Friday on the Operations team, based at our Gumeracha winery and distillery.

A typical day in this role will include setting up for bottling, emptying and loading the still and assisting with cleaning, racking and blending in the winery. You will have the opportunity to work in all facets of production and learn about distillery and winery concepts, with a typical week in this role including 2 days of bottling and 3 days of distillery or winery work.

You will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of hygiene of all vessels and cellar equipment while ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner. Work will be provided by cellar notes and you will have autonomy to schedule tasks appropriately through the day.

Job Requirements
What you need to be successful in this role:

Organisational skills and attention to detail
Have a good level of fitness
Be self-motivated, proactively solve problems and work autonomously
Lead by example and take pride in the quality of your work and workplace

Roles and Responsibilities

Gain knowledge and experience of cellar operations:

Crushing, pressing and fermentation of wine
Assist in the daily production of craft spirits & liqueurs
Still operations including unloading, loading, & running the still
Maintain cellar hygiene standards
Blending and filtration of gin, liqueurs and wine
Basic laboratory processes
Barrel stacking, cleaning and maintenance

Under supervision gain experience and sound knowledge in a variety of cellar activities:
Bottling line
Forklift driving
Barrel stacking, cleaning and maintenance
Maintain a clean and tidy work area
Other matters as directed from time to time

Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to safety procedures
Follow quality management procedures

Qualifications and Experience

Food or beverage manufacturing experience preferred
Following safety procedures
Valid forklift licence
Computer skills including experience emails


Reports to Winemaker and Distiller
Provides assistance to winery, distillery and bottling teams as required and directed

Why join one of the fastest growing teams of drinks-fuelled-agri-geeks?

We are a passionate, growing and ambitious team with career opportunities
Generous staff perks including wine, tees and volunteer leave
We are a certified B-Corp! Committed to not just profit, but the planet and people too.

To apply for this role, please submit a resume and cover letter that includes your expected annual salary and previous skills and experience that would make you successful in this position.
Employer Contact Information
Unico Zelo
24 Victoria St
Gumeracha SA 5233
We are a company of drinks-fuelled-agri-geeks who believe in the cultural pillars of drinks, food and stories to radically reconnect us to the land we belong to. Our family-owned business has been crafting wine from drought-hardy vines with minimal intervention in the Adelaide Hills since 2012.

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