Cellar Operator - Aravina Estate

Aravina Estate
61 Thornton Road
Yallingup Siding, WA 6282
08 97501101 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
2018 heralded an exciting milestone for the estate with the completion of a state of the art wine making facility. Aravina's wines are now fully estate grown and their entire journey from vine to bottle is completed on site. The winery includes climatically controlled barrel storage, premium small batch processing, new technology berry sorting equipment and a state of the art laboratory that enable us to produce award winning wines for ourselves and our select contract customers.

As a Cellar Operator, you will play a crucial role in the wine production team, from vineyard to bottling. You will work closely with our winemaking team to ensure the highest standards of quality are maintained throughout the winemaking process. This hands-on role requires a strong work ethic, attention to detail and willingness to adapt to work in other parts of production within the business.

Job Requirements
• Assist with grape harvest, vineyard activities and crushing operations.
• Operate and maintain winery equipment
• Perform fermentation management tasks, including monitoring temperatures and conducting pump-overs and punch-downs.
• Assist in the racking, blending, and fining of wines.
• Conduct barrel maintenance tasks and ensuring oak is stored in the required manner
• Perform sanitation duties to ensure a clean and safe working environment..
• Follow all safety procedures and regulations to maintain a safe working environment..

• Previous experience in a cellar or production environment preferred, but not required.
• Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions closely.
• Willingness to work long hours during harvest season. (Feb to April)
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team.
• Passion for wine and a desire to learn and grow in the winemaking industry.

Competitive salary will be offered (3 month probation period), commensurate with experience. Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Aravina Estate
61 Thornton Road
Yallingup Siding WA 6282
Aravina Estate is located on Thornton Road, Yallingup in the northern corner of the premium wine-growing region of Margaret River in Western Australia close to the town of Dunsborough and the famed surf at Yallingup. The property was established in 1986 under the original name Amberley Estate.
Nestled amongst the picturesque setting of expansive vineyards across the rolling hills, natural bushland and manicured gardens, Aravina Estate is one of Margaret River's finest wine producers in the region

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