Vintage Laboratory Assistant - Berri

Date: 12 Sep 2023

Location: Berri, 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.

The Berri Estates Winery is the largest grape processing winery in the Southern Hemisphere, crushing hundreds of thousands of tonnes each vintage. It is our team that make this possible, a team you can be part of for vintage 2024. Vintage is a fantastic opportunity for those new to the industry to experience and learn the skills for a potential career in the wine industry.

Our Vintage Laboratory Assistants support the winemaking teams with the collection and analysis of samples throughout the winemaking process. Laboratory Technicians work in our NATA approved laboratory utilising state of the art analysis apparatus.

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Some of the tasks you may be involved in include;

    • Collection and Preparation of samples
    • Performing laboratory analysis
    • Recording and reporting of results
    • Stock control
    • Laboratory housekeeping
    • Working at heights
    • Working inside and outside in all weather conditions

Your Knowledge and Skills


  • Full working rights – visa holders included
  • Good communication
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to work rotating shift work (possible weekends also)


  • Previous wine industry experience
  • Year 12 Chemistry or Laboratory AQF qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Laboratory operations and/or winery operations experience (desirable, but on-the-job training will be provided for the right applicants)

Physical and Other Requirements

  • SACE stage 2 with chemistry and maths is desirable.

Apply Now!

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

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes drug and alcohol testing.

Accolade Wines Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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