Vintage/Permanent Laboratory Technician - Best's Wines, Great Western

Best's Wines
111 Bests Rd
Great Western, VIC 3374
+61 (0)2 9956 3811 (Main Phone)
+61 (0)418 627 937 (Mobile Phone)
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Full Time - Permanent
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Job Description
Best’s Wines is seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician for the imminent 2022 vintage. Best’s Wines is a historic, family-owned winery situated in the Great Western region of Western Victoria. They are a medium-sized producer (700t) focused on producing award winning, estate-grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Shiraz, Cabernet, Riesling, Chardonnay, Dolcetto and many more. They have long held the coveted Halliday, 5 red star, “Exceptional Winery” classification.

The typical vintage runs from late-January until mid-May, so it is hoped that the appointee will be available to commence as soon as possible. For the right person, this could continue into a permanent role with the company and include wider winemaking responsibilities.

The Role
Bests are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic laboratory technician to run the laboratory as part their long-established cellar team. The laboratory is modern and very well equipped to handle the small-batch nature of their fruit intake.

Under the supervision of the Winemaker, you will be responsible for the full range of laboratory analyses and documentation required during vintage and post-vintage.

Job Requirements
All candidates will require the following:
• Previous wine laboratory experience during vintage
• A Reliable, thorough and detail oriented approach to work
• Prepared to live in Great Western.
• Work vintage hours as reasonably required
• Must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit

An attractive salary will be offered and the opportunity to work for one of Australia’s most respected family wine businesses. Assistance with relocation and accommodation may be provided as appropriate.

If you are interested and you meet these requirements please apply we would like to engage a suitable person to start as soon as possible.

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions, please visit to ensure you are able comply with all current Victorian requirements.

To apply for this job or for further information, please send your CV to Chris Anstee via the website.

Employer Contact Information
Wine and Vine Personnel International
119 Willoughby Rd
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Established in 1999 in Sydney, Australia, Wine and Vine Personnel International specializes in executive search and management recruitment, solely for the international wine and drinks business. Chris Anstee and his associates in the USA, EU and Asia offer clients and candidates the advantages of personal attention from internationally experienced wine and drinks business managers who also specialize in recruitment.

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