Winemaker - Bass Phillip Wines

Bass Phillip Wines
Hunts Road
Leongatha South, VIC 3953
03 5664 3341 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
Degree Required
From $90,000
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Full Time - Permanent
Job Description

Bass Phillip Wines is located in South Gippsland, Victoria, near the town of Leongatha, in Victoria’s best dairy cattle grazing country. Bass Phillip has been rated Australia’s best producer of pinot noir table wines since the year 2000 (Langton’s Classification). Using organic and biodynamic methods for many years, Bass Phillip produces very small quantities of pinot noir and chardonnay at the highest quality levels.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced winemaker to work with one of Australia’s icon wine producers, with the potential to grow into the most senior role in winemaking.
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of winery operations, including at harvest time, and will report to the General Manager of operations.

Job Requirements
To be successful in this role, you will need:
• A degree in oenology or equivalent;
• A strong work ethic and commitment to quality/quality control;
• A proven ability to deliver finished wines of very high quality;
• Previous winery experience with a small team in a small production/minimal intervention situation. Ten years experience would be desirable;
• Attention to detail in all aspects of winery operations;
• Proven ability in wine laboratory operations.
• A strong appreciation of wine style, and a preparedness to follow style directions set by the General Manager.
• Knowledge of global wine styles and their relationship to production methods.

The remuneration package will be negotiable, commensurate with experience and performance.

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
Bass Phillip Wines
Hunts Road
Leongatha South VIC 3953
Bass Philip Wines is one of Australia's leading producers of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay table wines.

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