Vintage Cellar Hand - Barossa

Date: 12 Sep 2023

Location: Barossa, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade. 

Role Details

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines. 

Our Barossa winery focuses on producing wines under the St Hallett, Grant Burge Wines and Rolf Binder labels, processing approximately 4000 tonnes from across the Barossa region and beyond, with the primary focus being shiraz.

We're currently looking to fill multiple Vintage Cellar Hands roles on a seasonal casual basis, to commence around early-to-mid January 2024.

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Our Vintage Cellar Hands operate a variety of plant and machinery to begin the winemaking process, some of the tasks you may be involved in include;

  • Undertake vintage cellar operations, including grape receival, crushing, fermentation activities, barrel work and juice/wine transfers
  • Record data on log sheets and cellar notes
  • Maintain general winery cleanliness and hygiene.

Your Knowledge and Skills

  • Essential;

    • Full working rights – visa holders included
    • Good communication
    • Literacy and numeracy skills
    • Ability to work rotating shift work (possible weekends also)
    • Physical fitness to undertake manual tasks, and the ability to work outdoors, at heights and in confined spaces
  • Desirable;

    • Previous wine industry experience
    • Forklift Licence
    • Confined space ticket

Physical and Other Requirements

  • High Risk Work licence for Forklift Truck (highly desirable)

Apply Now!

We’re interviewing now, so don’t delay in submitting your application!

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their legal right to work in Australia. International applicants must be able to demonstrate that they hold, or are eligible to apply for, an appropriate visa.

Applications Close Friday 20 October, for your best chance in gaining a position with Accolade Wines – St Hallett Winery for vintage 2024 apply now!