Winemaker - Thomas Wines

Thomas Wines
Cnr Hermitage Road & Mistletoe Lane
Pokolbin, NSW 2320
0418 456 853 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
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Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Established in 1997, Thomas Wines have gained an enviable reputation for producing some of the Hunter Valley’s finest quality wines. Specialising in the signature varieties of the Hunter, Semillon and Shiraz, many of our wines are widely considered modern benchmarks for the region.

Thomas Wines is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate and highly motivated Assistant Winemaker/Winemaker to maintain and enhance the reputation and quality of our wines.
This challenging opportunity requires an individual who possesses a high level of attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and an understanding of all aspects of quality wine production.

Working alongside and reporting to the Chief Winemaker, this is a ‘hands-on’ position, but also involves input into all aspects of our winemaking and vineyard decisions and direction. It will also involve some representation in the market through our trade, media and member events/DTC channels.

This position represents an opportunity to join a dynamic, quality focused producer in one of Australia’s most premium wine regions.

The successful applicant will have many of the following attributes:

• Attention to detail, a dedication to quality and a passion for wine
• Extensive practical knowledge and meticulous execution of winemaking operations
• Significant experience as a full-time cellar hand and/or assistant winemaker, and looking to make the next career step
• An experienced and inquisitive palate
• A degree in wine
• The ability to work independently as well as manage staff during vintage
• The ability to prioritise, multitask and work well under pressure
• A strong work ethic and desire to be hands-on in a physically demanding job
• A willingness to assist in vineyard operations from time to time
• Experience in forklift operation and hold a forklift license
• Strong verbal and written communication and social skills
• Current drivers licence and RSA certification

An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

For further information on Thomas Wines, please visit our website

To apply for the position, please email a brief cover letter, and your current CV to Andrew Thomas using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

All applications will be handled in confidence.

Only candidates with preferred work rights in Australia will be considered.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted so thank you in advance for your interest in the role and taking the time to apply

Employer Contact Information
Thomas Wines
Cnr Hermitage Road & Mistletoe Lane
Pokolbin NSW 2320
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Specialising in semillon and shiraz, Thomas Wines source fruit from some of the Hunter Valley’s most distinguished vineyard sites, producing world class, uniquely regional wine styles.

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