Global Wine & Quality Director

One of the most senior and exciting positions in the international wine industry. Accolade Wines is seeking a high calibre candidate to lead its winemaking, quality and compliance teams around the world.

With a history tracing back to the 1830s (Houghton) and 1850s (Hardys), we are now one of the world’s top ten wine companies, selling approximately 34 million cases to 140 countries annually. We also have more than 1,600 employees in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Asia, North and South America and South Africa.

Our Australian wineries and brands include Arras and Bay of Fires (Tasmania), Banrock Station (Riverland), Grant Burge and St Hallett (Barossa Valley), Hardys (Berri and McLaren Vale sites), Houghton (Western Australia), Jam Shed, Petaluma (Adelaide Hills) and Stonier (Mornington Peninsula). Internationally, we own Anakena (Chile), Geyser Peak (California), Mud House (New Zealand), Flagstone (South Africa), and many others.

This is a senior leadership position that will mentor and manage our very talented winemaking, quality and compliance teams. With at least 10-15 years’ experience in large and small wineries, the successful candidate will have extensive winemaking and judging experience, clear and strong quality and compliance principles, plus demonstrate sharp business acumen and clear strategic thinking.

The position also includes the roles of Chief Winemaker and company spokesperson for the global portfolio. It is based in Adelaide, South Australia but requires regular travel to all other winemaking sites.

Accolade Wines will provide you with the support and remuneration befitting a unique, executive role of this nature.

To Apply:

Please send a C.V. and letter of application to

Position Description can be downloaded here

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019