Winemaker - Tamburlaine Wines
358 McDonalds Road
Pokolbin, NSW 2325
02 4998 4207
Application Closing Date
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Tamburlaine Organic Wines are Australia’s largest producer of certified organic wine with approximately 500 hectares of the company’s own and contract vineyards being located in the Hunter Valley, Orange Region and broader Central Ranges of New South Wales. We define our style as ‘contemporary organics’ with the utilisation of technical know-how and continued innovation to craft premium branded wines.
Continued growth and recent expansions in winemaking have created an exciting opportunity to join the team as Winemaker at our new Orange based facility with an anticipated crush of 4-5000T annually. This position suits a proficient and practical individual with experience in medium-to-large facilities and who are committed to the production of high quality wine focusing on continued innovation and improvement.
Reporting to the Senior Winemaker, the individual will be required to work independently and manage a small group of staff year round, with growing supervision over the vintage period. Additionally the role will encompass liaison with independent brands to which our Orange facility will provide contract winemaking services, and thereby the successful candidate will require customer relationship skills and the related administration experience involved in managing such services. Prior experience in these areas would also be advantageous.
The Winemaker will be a ‘hands on’ role requiring extended hours during the vintage period. In addition to a degree in Oenology / Wine Science this position requires 5+ years of supervisory experience in a medium-to-large scale winery.
Essential Job Functions:
• Execution of winemaking operations to meet production targets
• Ensure that all wines sent to be bottled are "bottle ready" and stable
• Maintenance of short-term production calendar
• Participates in management of grape receiving and wine production operations during vintage
• Generate Work Orders for cellar operations
• Contributes to the continuous improvement of the winemaking processes and procedures
Applicants for this position should have Australian citizenship/residency or an Australian work permit.
Please provide a copy of your CV and an accompanying cover letter to Senior Winemaker - Aaron Mercer email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.
Employer Contact Information
358 McDonalds Road
Tamburlaine is one of Australias largest producers of organically grown grapes, sourcing fruit from there vineyards in the Hunter Valley and Orange wine region.