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We’re Hiring: Vintage Cellar Operators

News — Posted 16.8.21

Vintage Cellar Operators (Casual)

Want to be on the team that crafts award winning organic and biodynamic wines? We’re on the lookout for passionate cellar operators to join our team for the 2022 harvest.

Gemtree Wines is a family owned and operated vineyard estate and winery based in McLaren Vale. Gemtree was established by current custodians of the land, Melissa and Mike Brown in 1998; vignerons and makers of premium, estate grown, organic and biodynamic wines. Over the past two decades Gemtree has created a portfolio of award winning organic and biodynamic wines with a strong global footprint.

Sustainability, biodynamic and organic farming are core values of Gemtree and philosophies that flow throughout the entire business.

We are seeking passionate and positive cellar operators who share our sustainable values to join our small and energetic team for the 2022 harvest. Attitude and enthusiasm for the wine industry is more important than experience!

Successful applicants will assist our full-time cellar operators with day to day winery operations and report directly to the winery operations manager and winemaker.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ferment management
  • Pressing
  • Oak filling/racking
  • Transfers
  • Filtration and centrifuge operation
  • Cellar hygiene and cleaning
  • Additions to wines and ferments
  • Barrel topping

Successful applicants will:

  • Be motivated, efficient and hard working
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Have a willingness to learn
  • Communicate and listen to instructions clearly

If you have a genuine passion for sustainable, organic and biodynamic winemaking then we would love to hear from you. This is a rare opportunity to join an established family owned winery and advance your career in wine.


To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Winery Operations Manager, Tom Burfitt – operations@gemtreewines.com

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