- Company Name: Rymill Coonawarra
- Location: 110 Clayfield Road, Glenroy, SA 5277, Australia
- Phone: 08 87365001 (Main Phone)
- Category: Winemaking / Oenology
- Application Closing Date: October 27, 2023
- Manages Others: Yes
- Experience Required: Yes
- Qualifications Required: Yes
- Employment Type: Employee
- Work Schedule: Full Time – Permanent
- Travel: Light Domestic Travel
Rymill Coonawarra, a dynamic, family-owned winery situated in the northern region of South Australia’s world-renowned Coonawarra strip, is recognized for producing wines of exceptional quality and value from well-established estate vineyards. The company has a job opening for a highly motivated individual to assume the role of Assistant Winemaker.
- Coordinating daily winemaking operations in collaboration with the Laboratory and Cellar team.
- Performing cellar and laboratory tasks as needed to ensure efficient and high-quality wine production.
- Preparing and conducting trials and wine tastings with the Winemaker to contribute to wine style and blending decisions.
- Representing the company at trade and consumer events.
- Independently monitoring and maintaining wine within specified quality standards.
- Providing a winemaker’s perspective and insights within the laboratory and cellar.
- Monitoring and managing vintage fermentations and operations.
- Assisting in coordinating external bottlings and associated logistics.
Rymill Coonawarra operates with a small team of highly skilled and dedicated staff, and they are seeking a candidate who is group-oriented, possesses strong analytical and interpretative skills, logistical acumen, and creativity. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications and characteristics:
- A degree in Oenology (or nearing completion of a relevant degree).
- Hands-on cellar experience in small to medium-sized wineries, with a minimum of 3-5 vintages.
- A strong appreciation of wine and wine tasting, along with the willingness to express opinions during tastings.
- Experience and/or knowledge of winery management systems (EzyWine) is beneficial but not mandatory.
- Experience working with cool climate grapes and premium red wines.
- Flexibility to work extended hours during the vintage season, including weekends, and occasionally travel domestically.
- Possession of an Australian forklift and driver’s license.
- Applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.
For additional information, please contact Lewis White via email at 08 87365001.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for individuals passionate about winemaking to join a respected winery and contribute to the production of outstanding wines in the beautiful Coonawarra region of South Australia. Don’t miss this chance to be part of the Rymill Coonawarra team.