Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Lerida Estate (http://www.leridaestate.com.au)

  87 'The Vineyards Road' Lake George, NSW


Do you like cool climate wines? Do Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and award winning Shiraz tickle your fancy? If you think YES then we have got the opportunity for you!

Lerida Estate is a multi award winning Winery and Vineyard, overlooking the scenic Lake George, in the Canberra District. Our focus is on producing premium cool climate grapes and making award-winning cool climate wines. Whether it is from the fruit we grow or interesting varietals from fabulous local growers, we aim to deliver on every wine we make.

We are seeking a reliable and dedicated Cellar Hand to join our team. The position is a hands-on role focusing on day to day Winery operations, reporting directly to the Head Winemaker


What being a Cellar Hand means to us:

·        Assisting with bench trials and blending.

·        Barrel work – racking, maintenance etc.

·        Vintage processing, fermentation management, etc..

·        Forklift work.


We are a small team who support each other when needed. There is the expectation that you will work in other facets of the business depending on your skill set and the season. That could be in the vineyard or our busy cellar door. During vintage, hours will vary, we are a small team so flexibility is a must.


What you can bring to the team:

·        Be a team player. 

·        Be curious by nature and always have an eye on improvement. 

·        Passion for making great wine and an understanding of what it takes to deliver. 

·        Attention to detail.

·        Be hands on and problem solve issues as they arise.

·        Ability to work independently.


What we can offer you:

·        A place to grow and learn.

·        A fun and flexible, yet structured, work environment.

·        Generous renumeration package.

·        Opportunity to work with different techniques and methods in an ever-evolving winery.

·        You will touch everything from spending time in the vineyard, to processing, to blending, the finishing wines, and finally bottling.


If you want to be successful in this role you will need to have:

·       a forklift license is desirable, willingness to obtain is mandatory

·       drivers’ license and your own vehicle.

·       Full working rights in Australia.


This is the opportunity you have been waiting for. Send your resume through now!


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