Cellar Specialist (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Zilzie Wines Pty Ltd

  Red Cliffs, Mildura & Murray, Victoria

Zilzie Wines is one of Australia's largest and most prominent family-owned wineries. Zilzie is an energetic, highly ambitious company that thrives on the ability to continually improve their wines and processes to delight their customers.

At Zilzie Wines, Energy is everything! Play a part in crafting our amazing wines that will enrich the everyday moments of Zilzie customers around the world.

Zilzie is currently looking for passionate people to fill full time permanent roles.

About the role

We are seeking experienced cellar specialists to join our team.

Working with our Operations Team, you will assist with the creating, processing and despatch of our amazing wines.  Reporting to the Cellar Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Vintage related tasks such as operating our crusher, press and clarification equipment
  • Ensuring quality wine production through efficient performance of cellar operations tasks
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of cellar operations process and equipment operation outcomes
  • General cellar including additions and transfers
  • Clarification including Centrifuge/RDV and Cross flow filtration operations
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices, cleaning and other duties as required
  • Play an active role in the Workplace Health and Safety, Environmental Sustainability and Food Safety compliance
  • Entering and working in confined spaces
  • Working at heights which includes regular access to and climbing of stairs and catwalks

To be successful in for these roles you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Cellar experience in the wine industry
  • Knowledge of Food Safety, Work Health and Safety and Quality Control
  • You like working in a social team environment and have sound communication, literacy and numeracy skills
  • You like to be organised and are great at having multiple things on the go at once
  • You are physically fit and enjoy the outdoors
  • You have basic computer skills and can follow touch screen directions 
  • You have the ability to follow instructions, procedures and safe work practices 
  • You are able to work on a rotating roster of Day and Night Shifts during Vintage periods
  • Current Drivers Licence

Benefits that you will have access to working with our team are:

  • Work in a positive environment that is passionate about wine
  • An environment that supports professional career growth
  • Encouragement of teamwork, innovation, creativity and excellence
  • Workplace flexibility including accrual of rostered days off
  • Supporting our employees to achieve their best is part of our VIBE. 


The best workplaces are those that value the opinions and perspectives of each team member.  We welcome and value the variety that diverse cultures, minorities, genders and age ranges can bring to our business. 

Please note that candidates will undergo pre-employment fitness for work assessment and drug and alcohol testing as part of the recruitment screening process.

Candidates must provide proof of permanent residency in Australia.

Our goal is to set people up with the skills so that they can make the Wine Industry a long-term career choice.

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated resume.

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