Winemaker – Yering Station

Rathbone Wine Group
38 Melba Highway
Yering, VIC 3770
03 8671 0954 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Victoria's first vineyard, Yering Station located in the 'heart' of the Yarra Valley only one hour’s drive from Melbourne. As a family-owned winery, Yering Station has been recognized for its commitment to excellence, and is renowned for producing award-winning wines of world-class quality and distinction.
Job Requirements
We a seeking a Winemaker to manage all wine quality aspects of production & Development of Yering Station range of wines with the respect to reputation & traditions that Yering Station has established.

Key Responsibilities:-
1. Production & Quality control
2. Maintain strong relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally.
3. Product Development maintaining & Improving wine styles.
4. Product/Brand Support - promotional activities domestic
5. Administration- record keeping.
6. Product, Brand and Market Support.
7. Contribution to the RWG Leadership Team.
9. Administration and record keeping.
10. OH&S ensure that standards are maintained.

Palate: The Winemaker should have a proven palate and have good working knowledge and familiarity of wines and wine styles from around the world.
Technical mastery: Proficiency in a broad range of winemaking skills and practices is expected.
Decision-making: Able to back your own judgement and follow through decisions with confidence and poise. This skill is critical during vintage.
Versatile: The Winemaker is able to adapt to changed circumstances and continue to pursue long-term goals.

Qualifications and Experience;
A bachelor’s degree or higher in Winemaking and broad winemaking experience in Australia and overseas
Vintage experience in 500t + winery
AWAC and/or show judging experience favourable
Responsible Service of Alcohol, Forklift License, First Aid, Confined Space Entry, and other qualifications both wine and non-wine related.
General computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word and Teams.

Must be an Australian residents or those who already have a valid Australian working visa.Only successful Candidates will be contacted.

If you wish to apply, please forward send your CV, and cover letter addressed to the HR Manager using the 'APPLY NOW' link above.
Employer Contact Information
Rathbone Wine Group
262 - 276 Lorimer Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Rathbone Wine Group are an Australian owned prestige wine company with iconic winery brands including Yering Station, Mount Langi Ghiran and Xanadu Wineries.

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