Vintage 2020 - Cellar Hands - Cape Mentelle

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Company: Cape Mentelle Vineyards

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 27 September 2019

Closes: 27 October 2019

The vintage season is here!

Cape Mentelle Vineyard is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding three’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. These characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location, unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

Each year, Cape Mentelle builds a team of exceptionally skilled Cellar Hands from various backgrounds to bring their dedication and knowledge to support us with the year’s harvest. We provide comprehensive training, a social and collaborative work structure, and broad work tasks to allow you to immerse yourself and build an intimate understanding of winery processes. You will have direct access to our winemakers and the ability to build your professional networks with staff from around the world.

During the harvest period, you may be required work shifts up to 12-hours in length and up to 6 days per week.

During the season, our Cellar Hands are responsible for all winery harvest duties including grape receival and processing, rackings and transfers, filtration, red and white fermentation management and barrel work.

For this role, we expect you to have a minimum of 2 vintage winery/laboratory experiences, as well as completed qualification in Oenology or equivalent.

Requirements and how to apply

In order for your application to be considered, you must have:

  • Ability to meet Australian work VISA requirements
  • Solid English language skills
  • Resilience and a good sense of humor

We hope to make offers for all positions throughout October, and have all employment and travel arrangements confirmed by November 2019.

To apply, please send your resume at

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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