Vineyard Manager, Frankland River

 

Deadline for applications: Sunday, 11th August 2024

Join Cherubino Wines as the new Vineyard Manager for their Frankland River vineyards (110 Ha), a region recognised for producing Western Australia’s highest quality red wines. Working with a premium producer at the forefront of innovative viticulture, this is an opportunity to be part of the leadership team driving excellence and continual improvement.

Reporting to the Regional Viticulturist (Great Southern), this is a hands-on role that will manage the Riversdale and Acacia vineyards in Frankland River. The Vineyard Manager will be responsible for all day-to-day operations, team leadership, financials, planning and sustainability commitments.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in viticulture, applied science, agriculture science or equivalent discipline
  • Track record of excellence in high-end viticulture and vineyard management
  • Agribusiness management experience
  • Experience with sustainable farming practices preferred
  • Understanding and ambition for fine wine culture and brands
  • Chemical Users Certificate and/or Chemical Accreditation Course
  • Experience operating machinery and equipment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Constructive leadership style
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive & solutions-based approach
  • Operational efficiency and planning skills
  • Physically capable of performing active duties
  • Capacity for light domestic travel
  • Valid driver’s licence

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More Information

Cherubino Wine Brands

Sustainability

Cherubino’s long-term commitment to sustainability and land custodianship draws on the best practices from organic, regenerative and conventional farming, investing in ethical and pro-active initiatives.

In the process of achieving carbon neutrality and certification with Carbon Friendly, they are now sequestering 50 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Frankland River

Part of WA’s Great Southern region, Frankland River produces many of the state’s highest quality red wines.

With a house included on the property, the new Vineyard Manager will enjoy a quiet country lifestyle within a close-knit community.

Riversdale & Acacia Vineyards

Producing premium quality fruit, the Frankland River vineyards have been a key part of the brands success and showcases high-end viticulture and excellence.

The 70 Ha Riversdale and 40 Ha Acacia vineyards have undergone extensive redevelopment, with plans for further re-work and additional planting underway.

The vineyards are planted with a diverse clonal mix with a focus on mediterranean varieties that are best suited to drying climates.