Vintage Cellar Hands 2022 - Chandon

727 Maroondah Highway
Yarra Valley, VIC 3770
+61 3 9738 9200 (Main Phone)
Work Schedule
Job Description
We are passionate, because our mission excites us. At CHANDON, we craft exceptional sparkling wines and experiences based on the celebration of communities. We care about making our wines the best. We are bold, because from day one we have been committed to finding new and unexpected opportunities, people and methods.

At CHANDON, we stand for our values of diversity and inclusion, courage and collaboration within our cross-cultural community. We are proud to be the Sparkling Wine Maison of the LVMH Group, with wineries in Argentina, Brazil, California, Australia, China and India, the sun never sets on CHANDON.

About the role

Working from our modern winery in the Yarra Valley, our Vintage Cellar Hands are part of an essential team responsible for operating our Cellar to produce our exceptional sparkling wines. To be part of this team you will need to demonstrate your ability to adhere to high quality work standards, with strong attention to detail and physical capability to perform our key tasks.

You will use your strong work ethic to safely and precisely follow our operating procedures and perform varied responsibilities such as:

Grape receival, pressing, and floatation;
Fermentation monitoring and additions;
Tank racking & transfers, and barrel management; and
Hygiene and cleaning practices.
Our Vintage Cellar Hands will be employed on a casual basis, with work commencing in late-January for 10 to 12 weeks. Our rosters will typically be 40 hours spread across 5 days per week including weekends and public holidays, overtime may be required during peak times.

For your application to be considered, you must:

Be committed to follow our rigorous Health and Safety practices including specific COVIDSafe procedures;
Be willing and able to perform physically demanding work;
Be available to work day, afternoon or night shifts at either our Coldstream or remote vineyard sites;
Have an attentive and efficient in your work style,
Have an enthusiastic attitude, excellent communication skills and be a team player;
Have a vehicle to travel to and from work; and
Have the right to work in Australia until at least the end of April 2022; and
Be willing to undertake a physical and medical assessment related to the position and tasks.
Candidates with the following will be very well regarded:

Experience working as a Cellar Hand or in a winery or vineyards;
Completed or part completed Winemaking or Viticulture qualifications;
Have certificates in forklift operation, HR truck licence and confined space training;
You will join a friendly, dedicated and professional team. We offer a competitive hourly pay rate plus applicable loadings; a comprehensive induction and training in safety & work practices; meals or meal allowances and wine benefits.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview with our Cellar team. We plan to commence communicating offers promptly.

Complete the application form at

CHANDON HR SMS CHAT for Questions +61417714020
Employer Contact Information
727 Maroondah Highway
Yarra Valley VIC 3770
CHANDON is LVMH's sparkling-wine Maison, founded in 1959 by Robert-Jean de Vogüé, a pioneer with the vision, courage and drive to redefine the category and craft exceptional sparkling wines in unexpected lands. Now spanning four continents, we have wineries in Argentina, California, Brazil, Australia, China and India, making ours the largest sparkling vineyard worldwide and the only domain on which the sun never sets. Drawing on a collaborative network of sixteen winemakers of seven different nationalities, we stand for new terroirs, innovative methods and an ever-curious outlook that happily unites our diverse lands and people. CHANDON opens up a world of possibilities.

At CHANDON, we stand for our values of diversity, inclusion, courage and collaboration within our cross-cultural community. Everyone is welcome at our table.

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