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Vintage Cellar Hand

Job Description

Vintage Cellar Hand Job Description.

We are looking for harvest staff to complement our permanent team and help us bring in the 2019 harvest. We are a small team and enjoy producing a range of fantastic cool climate wines. As expected, long vintage hours are required but we can provide a hot meal each day, provide working boots and be part of a great working environment.
Vintage length will be 8-10 weeks from end of Feb / early March until end of April, and in the peak of the season 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. We are looking for a person who is:
• Energetic, hardworking and keen.
• Wine Industry experience preferred.
• Have an eye for detail.
• Willing to work a rostered shift-system, weekends and extended hours when required.
• A full drivers licence and F endorsement also an advantage
• Speak fluent English
Duties & responsibilities
• Follow instructions & procedures as set down by shift supervisor/winemaker
• Be physically able and fit
• Fruit receival, crushing and pressing
• Juice racking and RDV filtration of solids
• Juice inoculation
• Fermentation additions of bentonite, DAP and fining agents
• Red wine fermentation monitoring and pressing
• Wine racking and SO2 additions
• Tank cleaning, floor cleaning
• Barrel work including cleaning, filling and additions
• General cellar duties

Vintage Cellar Hand

Hunter's Wines

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