WINEMAKER / WINERY MANAGER (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Collector Wines

  Murrumbateman, NSW


Winery manager – Collector Wines Pty Ltd and Pinhooker Pty Ltd


About Us
Ranked one of the Top Wineries of Australia 2022 and GT Wine Star Cellar Door in 2020, our wines are consistently recognised at wine shows and by reviewers across Australia. We manage three vineyards across the Canberra District, and have long-term relationships with growers from across the Hilltops, Tumbarumba and Gundagai regions. Our wines are cool-climate wines, made for longevity, and classic and elegant in style.


About You

Reporting to the General Manager, you will work closely with the Chief Winemaker and Managing Director, Alex McKay, the Viticulturalist, and lead a small team of laboratory and cellar staff, as well as vintage casual staff.


This is a hands-on role that will manage cellar operations from grape intake to bottling, including for contract winemaking clients. You will be responsible for day-to-day production processes at the winery site. You will demonstrate the ability to manage many complex operations, in a co-operative team environment.


We are looking for a proactive team player, able to adapt to a changing and flexible environment. You will work collaboratively with each member of the Collector Wines team across our vineyards, winery, and cellar door. You will promote and champion the professional development of the winery team. An eye for detail, good communication, and a positive attitude are a must!


Collector Wines is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants to our diverse team. Australian citizenship or permanent residency/work visa status is required.



  • Tertiary qualification in Oenology/Wine Science
  • Relevant winemaking experience
  • Physically capable of performing operational duties
  • Ability to work extended hours when required
  • Focus on cleanliness, hygiene and attention to detail
  • Record-keeping including work orders and LIP
  • Prepare wines for blending and bottling as required, and ensure compliance within specifications
  • Liaison with suppliers
  • Oversee the winery maintenance program and ensure workplace health & safety
    procedures are followed
  • Team leadership and development of staff
  • Enthusiasm, reliability and energy
  • Valid forklift & driver’s licences

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated resume.

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