Vintage 2022 - Experienced Cellar Staff - Pipers Brook Vineyard, Tasmania
Pipers Brook Vineyard Pty Ltd
1216 Pipers Brook Rd
Pipers Brook, TAS 7254
03 6382 7555
VINTAGE / HARVEST
EXPERIENCED VINTAGE CELLAR HANDS AND LABORATORY TECH
Pipers Brook Vineyard is an Award Winning, Cool Maritime Climate Producer located in North Eastern Tasmania 45km from Launceston.
The Vineyards were established in 1974, producing both premium sparkling and table wines under our three Icon brands - Kreglinger, Pipers Brook and Ninth Island.
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Riesling, Gewurztraminer.
We will process approximately 1700 tonnes from our Estate Grown Vineyards situated in the Pipers Brook, Pipers River and West Tamar Regions of Northern Tasmania.
We are seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated people to work alongside our own winemaking team for the 2022 vintage in both Cellar and Laboratory positions.
Starting late February/early March through to mid-late May 2022, depending on seasonal conditions. Work hours vary across the duration of vintage, with typical 12 hour days 6 days a week throughout peak harvest periods.
Vintage package with on-site accommodation options and access to a shared vehicle will be discussed with successful applicants.
• Positive 'can do' attitude and strong work ethic
• Previous cellar and/or lab experience
• Good written and spoken English
• Good level of physical fitness
• Current Australian forklift license and confined space ticket desirable but not essential
• Fruit receival and processing
• Racking/transfer wine movements
• General additions and fining work
• Fermentation and cap management
• Barrel work
• Forklift Operations
• Winery sanitation and cleaning
• Solution preparation and maintenance
• Juice/wine analysis
• Grape maturity analysis
• FOSS and Spectro analysis
• Record keeping
• Fermentation monitoring
• Inoculations and additions
• Cellar work as required
In your cover letter please state your previous winery/vintage experience along with other relevant skills. Also include all references/referees along with current contact details.
Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit.
Due to travel restrictions and the current closure of the Australian border preference will be given to applicants who are currently in Australia or New Zealand at this time.
Please forward your resume via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.
Employer Contact Information
Pipers Brook Vineyard
1216 Pipers Brook Rd
Kreglinger, founded in 1797 by brothers George and Christian Kreglinger, is a family company, which holds buisness registration number one recorded in Antwerp.
The family's group of companies extended to Australia, establishing Kreglinger Australia in 1893.
In 2000, Kreglinger (Australia) Pty Ltd diversified into wine production and marketing with the establishment of Norfolk Rise Vineyard and winery at Mount Benson in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia and the following year took majority ownership of the Pipers Brook Winery.
Kreglinger Wine Estates, the producers of the internationally acclaimed Pipers Brook Vineyard, Ninth Island and Kreglinger wines has a history that encompasses over 30 years as a modern pioneer and leader of the Tasmanian fine wine industry.