Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines

Winemaker - Giant Steps Wine

Giant Steps Wine
336-364 Maroondah Hwy
Healesville, VIC 3777
03 5962 6111 (Main Phone)
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Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
The opportunity has arrived at Giant Steps Wines for a Winemaker to join our expanding team. This is a full time role based at our Healesville winery, one hour east of Melbourne. Giant Steps is a 500 Tonne Premium winery making wines from the Yarra Valley and Coal River Valley, Tasmania. The Winemaker will report directly to the Senior Winemaker and Chief Winemaker and will manage full time staff during the year and the cellar crew during vintage time. This is very much a “hands on” winemaking role. The selected candidate will be responsible for monitoring, maintaining and executing cellar orders/operations and some record keeping. Responsible for overseeing the implementation of winemaking specifications, subsequent and routine laboratory analysis during the fermentation, ageing and blending process. We are a small team, so the right candidate will contribute too all aspects of winemaking all year round.

Job Requirements
The applicant requires the following to apply:
- At least 3 Years experience in an Assistant Winemaker role or more senior
- Tertiary qualification in Oenology
- Forklift License and strong operating skills
- Responsible Service of Alcohol
- AWAC/WSET or equivalent a bonus
- A deep passion for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
- Be available to start in the next 2 months
- Must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa

Employer Contact Information
Giant Steps Wine
336-364 Maroondah Hwy
Healesville VIC 3777
Giant Steps Wine Troy Searle
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Located an hour east of Melbourne in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Giant Steps have forged a reputation for delivering some of the Yarra Valley’s most consistent, over-performing, single vineyard wines.

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Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines