Vintage Cellarhand/Vineyard Assistant - Shadowfax Winery

Shadowfax Winery
Gate 5 K Road
Werribee, VIC 3030
Job Start Date
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Experience Required
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Work Schedule
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Shadowfax produces 150-200 tonne of handpicked, premium wines from its vineyards in the Macedon Ranges and home block in Werribee. The successful applicant will join the small, tight-knit team that works across both winery and vineyard, and be involved in all aspects of the grape-growing and winemaking process.

All production takes place at the winery in Werribee, just 30 minutes out of Melbourne, but regular travel between the winery and Macedon vineyards is required.

We are seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and self-motivated person with previous experience in a winery of at least 1 to 2 vintages preferred. Forklift licence essential, tractor experience favourable. Relevant tertiary education in viticulture or oenology preferred.

The starting date will be January 2020. This is a vintage position with the possibility of an ongoing role for the right person.

Job Requirements
• Perform all winery/cellar duties
• Cleaning and upkeep of the cellar equipment, tools, utensils and general cellar cleanliness standards
• Overseeing Harvesting
• Netting
• Grape Sampling
• Capable of working supervised and unsupervised
• Willing to perform physical duties in the winery and vineyard
• Have a positive and team orientated approach to the work allocated
• Accurate and timely record-keeping of cellar operations
• Forklift licence is required

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.
Employer Contact Information
Shadowfax Winery
K Road
Werribee VIC 3030
Shadowfax Winery Alister Timms
Established in 1998, Shadowfax is a boutique winery located just 30 minutes from Melbourne, in the heart of Werribee Park. With vineyards in the Macedon Ranges, Shadowfax is dedicated to creating high quality and handcrafted wines. Our renowned varieties include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Shiraz as well as a selection of highly limited, single-vineyard wines.

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