Logistics and Compliance Winemaker - Tate Wine

Tate Wine
89 Burswood Riad
Burswood, WA 6100
08 92647800 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Tate Wine is part of the Tate family-owned businesses, located in the heart of the Margaret River wine region in Western Australia. Since 1969, three generations of passionate Tate family winemakers have contributed to the establishment of the acclaimed Margaret River viticulture and collected countless winemaking accolades, with a focus on producing premium quality wines proudly representing our great region.

An opportunity exists for a motivated Winemaker to join the award-winning Tate Wine team, and work with some of WA’s premier vineyards and wineries. This is a full-time permanent position, reporting to the Director of Winemaking. The successful applicant will be an experienced wine production professional, with the commitment to producing wines of the highest quality, and the drive to work in autonomy and in a dynamic team.

Main Job Responsibilities:
• Integral part of the small technical (viticulture and enology) team, based at the winemaking offices in the heart of the Margaret River G.I.
• Contribute to seasonal strategies and winemaking decisions to meet wine client demands.
• Responsible for the organization of the weekly production logistics, transport and records. Interacts with custom winemaking and bottling facilities.
• Responsible for all winemaking records collection, rechecks, data entry and compliance. Responsible for the maintenance of the Vintrace winemaking data software.
• Opportunity to participate in all seasonal winemaking decisions: blends and trials, wine allocations, daily winemaking.
• Contribute to and represents the winemaking team in meetings with other business departments internally- Finance, Production, Direction- as well as externally at professional events, industry meetings etc.
• Opportunity to interact with our viticulture team as well as our grape growing partners.
• Contributes to harvest activities. However, the position does not require direct hands-on operations.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
• Experience and understanding of the wine production process, with minimum 2 years winery experience and/or harvest experience. Good understanding of winery equipment and operations. Good palate and experience in wine tasting are a plus.
• Logistics, transport and bottling operations experience and understanding.
• Interest for all aspects of the wine business, particularly enology and production.
• Valid driver’s license
• Computer skills, Vintrace software, MyOb, Office 365 suite, desired
• Highly organized and detail oriented.
• Polished communication skills required.
• Team player able to also work in autonomy.
• Strong work ethic and positive attitude. The position suits a candidate enjoying daily challenges in a highly dynamic business.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, commensurate with experience and commitment.
Applicants must have Australian citizenship, Permanent Residence, or existing long-term working visa to be able to legally work in Australia.
Tate Wine is committed to being an inclusive workplace and encourages qualified candidates of all abilities and backgrounds to apply.

If this sounds like a job for you, please forward a letter of application, resume, and any other relevant documentation via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above, before 5pm on Friday the 17th of May 2024.

Employer Contact Information
Tate Wine
89 Burswood Riad
Burswood WA 6100
TATE WINE is an established producer of fabulous wines. With ample experience in the Margaret River region, we run under the leadership of Franklin Tate. Our team of wine lovers are responsible for the brands Franklin Tate Estates, Miles From Nowhere and Small World. We appreciate the youthfulness and isolation of the South West region and the abundant opportunity this landscape presents. To us, wine is home.
Wine is TATE.

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