Best's Great Western Wines , Great Western nr. Arrarat, Victoria

Laboratory Technician – Best’s Wines, Great Western.

Post Date January 4, 2022 Apply Before March 4, 2022
Great Western nr. Arrarat, Victoria


Best’s Wines of Great Western is seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician for the imminent 2022 vintage. Best’s Wines is a historic, family-owned winery situated in the Great Western region of Western Victoria. They are a medium-sized producer (700t) focused on producing award winning, estate-grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Shiraz, Cabernet, Riesling, Chardonnay, Dolcetto and many more. They have long held the coveted Halliday 5 red star “Exceptional Winery” status.

The typical vintage runs from late-January until mid-May, so it is hoped that the appointee will be available to commence as soon as possible. For the right person, this could continue into a permanent role with the company and include wider winemaking responsibilities.

The Role

Bests are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic laboratory technician to run the winery laboratory as part of their long-established cellar team. The laboratory is modern and very well equipped to handle the small-batch nature of their fruit intake.


Under the supervision of the Winemaker, you will be responsible for the full range of laboratory analyses and documentation required during vintage and post-vintage.


All candidates will require the following:

  • Previous laboratory experience during vintage
  • A Reliable, thorough and detail oriented approach to work
  • Prepared to live in Great Western.
  • Work vintage hours as reasonably required
  • Must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit


An attractive salary will be offered and the opportunity to work in for one of Australia’s most respected family wine businesses. Assistance with relocation and accommodation may be provided as appropriate.

If you are interested and you meet these requirements please apply we would like to engage a suitable person to start as soon as possible.

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions, please visit  to ensure you are able comply with all current Victorian requirements.

To apply for this job or for further information, please send your CV to Chris Anstee via the website.

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Head Office
119 Willoughby Road,
Crow's Nest NSW 2065,
Sydney, Australia

+ 61 (0)2 9956 3811


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