Château Tanunda - Commercial Winemaker

Chateau Tanunda
9 Basedow Road
Tanunda, SA 5352
08 85633888 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
In the heart of the picturesque Barossa Valley, our family-owned iconic winery boasts over 130 years of heritage and winemaking excellence. Rooted in tradition yet always evolving, we're seeking a Commercial Winemaker to join our team and help us continue our legacy as one of Australia’s pivotal wineries on the global stage.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, high-energy candidate to join the Château Tanunda winemaking team. This opportunity requires an individual who has a strong understanding of all aspects of winemaking to deliver exceptional wines for our customers & consumers. Our customer portfolio encompasses leading supermarkets worldwide and we export to key markets around the world in Asia, America and Europe.

This position represents an opportunity to join a dynamic, passionate team at a leading Australian wine producer in one of Australia’s premium wine regions.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have proven experience in the following:

• Implementing winemaking programs for a broad portfolio of wines
• Managing relationships with growers and bulk wine suppliers
• Successful dealing in the bulk wine market
• Quality control of all winemaking activities
• Blending and preparing wines for bottling
• Preparing trade samples
• Timely and accurate documentation
• Presenting to customers, conducting tastings and assisting with marketing activities
• Vineyard management

In addition to your passion for wine, you will need to have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and be sufficiently organised to achieve tight deadlines.
Tertiary qualification in Oenology is a requirement as the role will cover the entire process of winemaking from vineyard to bottle.

To apply, please supply a current resume via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above by 22nd July 2024

Only candidates with preferred work rights in Australia will be considered.
Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
Château Tanunda is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Employer Contact Information
Chateau Tanunda
9 Basedow Road
Tanunda SA 5352
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Château Tanunda, Icon of the Barossa, was established in 1890 and is the site of some of the Valley’s earliest vines as well as its first winery. The Château is privately owned by the Geber family who continue a tradition of fine winemaking spanning three centuries.

We are home the Old Vine Expressions wines, an iconic collection of wines from some of the oldest vineyards in the world dating back 50, 100 and 150 years in age.

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