Vineyard Assessor - Berri

Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: Berri, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About Us

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, House of Arras, 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 more than 8,500 international wine show awards in the last decade.

Berri Estates Winery, the largest winery in the Southern Hemisphere, crushed more than 220,000 tonnes in 2021. That's around a third of South Australia’s entire crush. We crush more chardonnay than the Margaret River region and more cabernet than the Coonawarra – it’s a pretty exciting place to work!

About the Role

As a Vineyard Assessor you will:

  • Carry out the day-to day tasks of assessing grower patches for disease and quality as directed by the Technical Viticultural officer
  • Collect berry samples from each assessed patch to determine the berry weight as part of the assessment
  • Collect and enter field data on the motion tablets for each patch for the growers selected by the Viticultural Technical Officer.
  • Collect grape samples to determine Baume results as directed by the Viticultural Technical Officer.

About you

  • Preferably have a background in Viticultural or horticultural.
  • Knowledge of the region and grape varieties
  • Competent with the use of Computers 
  • Drivers Licence

What You Can Expect

We offer excellent pay and conditions, with market-leading hourly wages plus attractive shift penalties and overtime rates. You'll also have the opportunity to earn a wine allowance, which you can use to purchase our amazing wines at discounted prices. You'll work with a great bunch of people and have fun along the way.

Our assessment process includes an interview, reference checks, a working rights check, a medical questionnaire and drug and alcohol screening, and may include further fitness assessments. We want to ensure that you are kept safe and healthy at work.

Next Steps

Sound like your kind of drop? Click APPLY NOW to submit your application, including a resume detailing your employment history.