Head Viticulturist



Deadline for applications: Saturday, 4th May 2024

Joining iconic Margaret River producer Voyager Estate, the new Head Viticulturist will be part of the leadership team for one of Australia’s foremost organic wine producers. This is a once in a career opportunity to build a legacy, setting industry benchmarks for quality, sustainable viticulture and land management.

The Voyager Estate vineyard is part of a dynamic agribusiness, incorporating holistic farming practices to sustain the quality and purity of the site. The Head Viticulturist will manage the 102 Ha organically certified vineyard, advancing sustainability objectives and driving wine quality through innovation and continual improvement strategies. Reporting to the Chief Winemaker, this is a role for a hands-on leader that will be responsible for all vineyard operations, including financials, viticultural plans and staff.


  • Tertiary qualification in viticulture, applied science, agriculture science or equivalent discipline
  • At least 10 years relevant experience in high-end viticulture and vineyard management
  • Experience with sustainable and/or organic farming practices preferred
  • Extensive technical knowledge and agribusiness management experience
  • Experience in change management and business development
  • Strong leadership skills and management strategies
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Inquisitive and a proactive problem-solver
  • Highly developed organisation and communication skills
  • Capacity for light domestic travel
  • Valid driver’s licence



More Information

Voyager Estate is one of Margaret River’s founding wine estates, led by second generation of the pioneering Wright family, Alexandra Burt. Reflecting their long-term commitment to land stewardship, their portfolio of wines are an expression of site and fruit purity, features that have also helped establish the region’s reputation.

Read Voyager Estate’s 2024 Magnum magazine, with a full vintage overview by Chief Winemaker, Tim Shand.

The Landsmith Collection

Voyager Estate is part of the Landsmith Collection, a family owned and run business that is focused on nurturing the land through long-term site improvement and sustainable agribusiness.

“Finding places we love, to sustain them and share the experiences that make them unique”

The Landsmith Collection provides strategic direction and shared resources to the individual properties, supporting their growth and development.

Voyager Estate’s Sustainability Commitments & Organic Certification

Read Voyager Estate’s 2023 Sustainability Report.