Winemaker - Coonawarra Jack Winery

Coonawarra Jack Winery
15025 Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra, SA 5263
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Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Coonawarra Jack Winery, is one of the largest contract grape processing facilities within the premium grape growing region of Coonawarra, South Australia. We offer contract services such as grape processing, winemaking and storage to a diverse range of clients, as well as creating our very own award-winning Jack Estate wines.

At Coonawarra Jack Winery, you will experience the full spectrum of winemaking, from small batch premium processing to large-scale bulk operations. Our grape processing varies in region, variety, winemaking style, and client requirements, offering a dynamic and enriching environment.

We are excited to offer an opportunity for a Winemaker to join our team. In this role, you will contribute to our exciting portfolio of wines and support our contract winemaking clients.

We are looking for a passionate and driven individual who thrives in a collaborative environment. A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail are essential for success in this role.

Job Requirements
Role Overview:
As a Winemaker, you will be pivotal in ensuring the prioritisation of cellar operations, maintaining the highest standards of wine quality throughout the production process, and assisting in creating a diverse array of exceptional wines.

Key Responsibilities:
• Participate in the Winemaking Team in all aspects of winemaking, from grape processing to cellar operations.
• Contribute to the development and prioritisation of cellar operations, from daily work programs to vintage operations.
• Monitor wine quality throughout the winemaking process, conducting sensory evaluations and making recommendations for adjustments as needed.
• Collaborate with the production team to develop and implement cellar protocols and procedures.
• Assist in the development of new wine products and participate in tasting panels and blending trials.
• Consult with contract winemaking clients in relation to managing their wines in accordance with contracts.

• Bachelor's degree in Oenology, Viticulture, Food Science, or related field.
• 3+ years of experience in a winery
• Strong technical knowledge of winemaking processes
• Experience with winemaking management system Vintrace advantageous
• Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
• Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality wines.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
• Flexibility to work extended hours and weekends during peak production periods.

Detailed role descriptions can be discussed at the interview stage. Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience.

Further enquiries can be directed to

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications via email using the 'APPLY NOW' link above. Applications will be assessed upon receipt.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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

Employer Contact Information
Coonawarra Jack Winery
15025 Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra SA 5263
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Coonawarra Jack Winery Pty Ltd is located centrally within the famous terra rossa strip of Coonawarra. Coonawarra Jack Winery is quickly developing a respectable reputation for crafting it's own unique quality branded wines, offering reliable contract wine grape processing and secure wine storage.

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