Vintage Assistant Winemaker - Barossa

Date: 27-Nov-2021

Location: Tanunda, SA, 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, 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.


About the Role

Accolade Wines' Barossa team creates wines for St Hallett, Grant Burge, Rolf Binder, Leasingham and other brands. We're currently looking to fill a Vintage Assistant Winemaker role on a fixed term basis, to commence around mid January 2022.

As a Vintage Assistant Winemaker, you will:

  • Work with a ‘hands on' approach to creating our premium wines
  • Prepare work orders within specifications
  • Participate in daily ferment tastings
  • Oversee daily grape intake and processing 
  • Ensure compliance with wine specifications
  • Drive exceptional levels of winery hygiene and general housekeeping.

About You


You have:

  • A passion for wine and winemaking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, reliability and energy
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty every now and then
  • A tertiary qualification in winemaking or a related science.

Exposure to premium cool-climate wine production is essential, as is experience working in a premium winemaking facility (minimum two vintages). Experience working as an Assistant Winemaker is highly desirable.

What You Can Expect


In addition to your salary, you'll receive a wine allowance that you can use to purchase our amazing wines at discounted prices, plus you'll have access to a range of benefits including our new rewards platform. 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 and a medical questionnaire, and may include further fitness assessments including drug and alcohol screening. 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.