Vintage Cellar Hand - close to beaches - Cupitt's Estate

Cupitt's Estate
58 Washburton Road
Ulladulla, NSW 2539
02 4455 7888 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
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From $25.79 To $26.86
Per Hour
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Work Schedule
Full Time - Casual
No Travel
Job Description
Cupitt’s Estate is a proudly family owned boutique winery, brewery, fromagerie, cellar door and restaurant on the beautiful NSW South Coast. Our wines are influenced by the traditional methods of France and Italy and have been awarded a prestigious five-star rating by James Halliday in 2017 and 2018. We produce an extensive portfolio of wines sourcing fruit from 5 different regions of NSW. Varieties produced include Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Arneis, Fiano, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Gruner Vetliner, Pinot Noir, Gamay, Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Malbec Tempranillo, Barbera and Sangiovese. Total volume is around 140 tonne per year with successful applicants working directly with the winemaker in all aspects of the winemaking process.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Cellar Hand to join our fun and hard-working team during the 2021 vintage.

With work expected to commence in February 2021, we are seeking casual applicants for Vintage Cellar Hands to work from February until the end of vintage around Late April/ early May. Must be prepared to work longer days for approximately 8-10 weeks during the busy vintage period. There is an opportunity for ongoing permanent work post-vintage for the right person. For the right candidate, there is also pre-vintage work available working at Cupitt’s Estate Restaurant, Bar and Cellar Door.

Cupitt’s Estate has a large team of great people working across the many departments. We have a wonderful staff culture and we all genuinely love working together and we are sure you’ll also love working here. We are located between 7 National and State Parks and unspoilt Surf Beaches and the area boasts wonderful hiking, climbing, surfing and biking opportunities. As you can see, it’s a beautiful place to live and work! We also offer staff discounts across all our products (beer, wine and cheese!) and dining options.

Job Requirements
Key Duties:
>Grape receival, sorting & pressing
>Tank transfers and racking
>Filtration processes
>Barrel management
>Supervise bottling
>Red and white ferment management
>Analysis of ph, sugar and TA level
>Cleaning and sanitation operations
>Vineyard work prior to harvest, including vine management and grape assessment/analysis

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
>Experience of wine vintage or winery work highly favoured, but not essential
>Proven ability to work in a small team of staff carrying out multiple parts of the vintage process
>Strong teamwork and excellent communication skills
>A commitment to work safety
>Willing and able to work shift work and on weekends
>Ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time and be fit to perform physical tasks
>Possess a current forklift licence
>Self motivated with initiative and the ability to problem-solve
>Good sense of humour
>Excellent time management capabilities
>Attention to detail is essential

Driver’s Licence and own reliable transport is essential as no Public Transport is available

The right to live and work in Australia.

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

Employer Contact Information
Cupitt's Estate
58 Washburton Road
Ulladulla NSW 2539
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Cupitt’s Estate is a small family run boutique winery, brewery and restaurant nestled in the hills behind the town of Milton on the NSW South Coast. We produce handcrafted wines influenced by traditional wine making methods, and brew small batches of craft ales and lager.

Set amongst the vines and with spectacular views to Burrill Lake and the Budawang Ranges, our award winning Cupitt's Kitchen offers provincial flavours using fresh, local produce.

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