Job Status: Filled

Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Trentham Estate (

  Mildura, Victoria


Located at Trentham Cliffs, New South Wales (15 minutes from Mildura, Vic), Trentham Estate is an award-winning boutique wine producer recently celebrating its 35th anniversary. Its state-of-the-art winemaking facility handles 5,000 tonnes of premium fruit each vintage and the Trentham Estate brand carries a diverse product portfolio and holds a strong position in the domestic and export markets.  

Trentham is seeking to employ, on a full-time basis, an experienced Winemaker. This is a hands-on winemaking role with the successful candidate being responsible for monitoring, maintaining and executing cellar orders and operations. The successful candidate will contribute to all aspects of winemaking throughout the year.

An outstanding work ethic, attention to detail, safety awareness and motivation to be involved in a small team environment are absolute necessities. A strong passion for all aspects of wine, excellent communication skills and the ability to think strategically paired with commercial aptitude are all requirements for this position.

Trentham is a family orientated business and allows for family friendly workload balance. It is proud of the products it produces and the staff it employs.


Key responsibilities and objectives:

·         Manage all winemaking operations on a daily basis with guidance on styles and operational procedures from the Senior Winemaker

·         Oversee implementation of winemaking specifications as well as subsequent and routine laboratory analysis during the fermentation, ageing and blending processes.

·         Managing both on and off-site bottling

·         Quality assurance within the winery

·         Ensure all winemaking procedures are carried out in a way that optimises quality and efficiency according to site policies and procedures

·         Help manage and drive compliance in OH&S, management systems and process improvements


Applicants require the following:

·         A tertiary qualification in Oenology and previous experience as a winemaker

·         Current drivers licence and forklift licence

·         Comprehensive understanding of quality control standards ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, and understanding of record keeping requirements and inventory control

·         EzyWine Systems knowledge is highly favourable

·         Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

·         Be available to start as soon as possible.


Please forward applications to:

Anthony Murphy – Managing Director/Senior Winemaker

E: [email protected] 


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