Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Stuart Wines Company

  Heathcote region, Victoria

Whitebox Winery is located in Cornella, in the middle of our 80 hectare vineyard. We also have 80 hectares of vineyard in the Yarra Valley – a wide range of varieties from two contrasting climates at our disposal each vintage.

We’re looking for a winemaker to join our small team. We’re not in a rush – we’re willing to wait for the right person.

We’re after someone who Ideally has a few years' experience under their belt; someone who wants to take the next step in their career. Our winery is well kitted out; we can make wine from small scale (50kg),  up to 25 tonne batches. Our lab is pretty well equipped, and our vineyards grow a multitude of varieties. There’s everything in place for the successful appointee to make a real mark in the industry.

The appointee will have shared responsibility for many areas of the business, from paddock to plate.  Areas of particular importance include (but are not limited to):

  • involvement in creating, improving and upholding company culture and workplace policies, including engendering a dedication to constant improvement within the team
  • workplace safety
  • vineyard management and improvement
  • record keeping
  • laboratory operations
  • winery management and improvement
  • marketing
  • wine shows
  • bottling
  • quality control

The successful applicant can expect to undergo a three-month trial period, which (if mutually agreed) will be followed by a permanent appointment.

A salary package (commensurate with experience and qualifications) may include

  • Use of company mobile phone
  • Wine allowance
  • Use of company motor vehicle
  • Extended leave for overseas vintage experience
  • Extended leave for technical conference
  • Use of company laptop

The successful aplicant may be eligible for an annual bonus based on wines within our portfolio achieving success in wine shows and recognised industry publications The company is also establishing a scheme of employee profit-sharing, and after a short period of proof of a successful track-record, the appointee may be invited to take part in this initiative.

There is basic accommodation available on-site which will be available during the three month trial period, and by negotiation thereafter.

Please feel free to ask as many questions as you like regarding this exciting opportunity and position by emailing Peter Wilson  [email protected] with the subject “Winemaking Position”.

How To Apply

If you can see yourself in the role - apply by emailing a covering letter and C.V. to Peter Wilson [email protected]

Follow this button to apply for this job posting

Job Postings in the Wine and Restaurant Industry in Australia. Looking for a job or hiring new employees in the wine & restaurant industry? Wine Jobs Australia – The job site for the wine & restaurant industry in Australia. Find ads for jobs in the wine industry, from winemaking to wine sales.

Wine & Restaurant Employers and Recruiters – Attract the best candidates for your employment opportunities. Post your restaurant and wine industry job openings on

Job Seekers – Looking for a job in the wine and restaurant industry? Employers are always looking for talented, energetic people. Find jobs in hospitality and wine including restaurant jobs, winery jobs, wine sales reps, winemakers, Sommelier jobs and more. Sign up for our free email alert service when new Wine & Restaurant jobs are posted we’ll send you an email.