Vintage Assistant Winemaker - Tamburlaine Organic Wine - Hunter Valley

Tamburlaine Organic Wines
358 McDonalds Road Pokolbin
Pokolbin, NSW 2320
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $65,000 To $75,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Casual
No Travel
Job Description
Tamburlaine is Australia's largest producer of organic wine with vineyards and wineries in both the Hunter Valley and Orange regions.

We are looking for an Assistant winemaker to join our dynamic team at our Pokolbin winery where we make some of the top awarded organic wines in Australia.

This role will start as a casual position with a view to becoming permanent.

• Fruit assessment for maturity, sugar and acid content and determine suitability for processing
• Handover to Winemakers each morning/evening with information to ensure they are aware of all decisions and
issues that exist.
• Receival
• Prepare Crush Worksheets/Inoculation Worksheets
• Cellar support with a strong emphasis on Fermentation Management
• Temperature Control Management
• Update Worksheets to clear any blockages for fermentation information (in particular Saturday and Sunday mornings prior to the fermentation rounds)
• Undertake Laboratory Analysis
• Undertake Analysis for Grape Samples from Weighbridge
• Other urgent Analysis as required
• Handover to Lab Coordinator – communicate any outstanding issues
• Working with the Cellar Team to complete the required day-to-day winery operations.

Job Requirements

• Currently studying or completed Oenology tertiary qualifications
• A minimum of 2 years Cellar experience working in an intense production environment with the ability to disseminate information, analyse problems and make decisions.
• General computer skills – esp. Excel
• Developing leadership skills.
• Effectively communicate and articulate ideas in a team environment.
• The technical skills and knowledge to operate equipment used in winery operations.
• A high personal work ethic.

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

Employer Contact Information
Tamburlaine Organic Wines
358 McDonalds Rd
Pokolbin NSW 2320
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Tamburlaine Organic Wines is the largest producer of organic wines in Australia, with vineyards and wineries in both the Hunter Valley and Orange regions.

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