Tyrell's Wines , Pokolbin, Hunter Valley, New South Wales


Assistant Vineyard Manager – Tyrrell’s Wines

Post Date June 29, 2022 Apply Before July 23, 2022
Pokolbin, Hunter Valley, New South Wales

A rare professional opportunity to manage internationally renowned vineyards.

Established in 1858, Tyrrell’s is the oldest continuously family-owned and operated winery in the Hunter Valley and a founding member of Australia’s First Families of Wine. The past 15 years have marked a further high point in Tyrrell’s history. Recognition as James Halliday’s Australian Winery of the Year has been followed numerous international wine awards, including The Wine Spectator top 100, Decanter International Wine Legend and four successive vintage 100 point scores for the Old Patch Shiraz from James Suckling.

The basis of this astonishing success is Tyrrell’s ownership of several of the world’s greatest vineyards, including more than 8 sites planted on original roots well over 100 years ago, Tyrrell’s have amassed an extraordinary knowledge of the management of these precious vineyard resources which are the cornerstone of the Hunter Valley’s reputation as one of the world’s greatest winegrowing regions.



About the role:

 Tyrrell’s are proud custodians of some of the rarest and oldest vine material in the world and have shown unrivalled expertise in crafting these resources into internationally acclaimed wines. They are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person to fill a new full-time role within their established, close-kinit Vineyard team in Pokolbin, Hunter Valley, NSW.

This hands-on management role will both draw on and expand your expertise in a variety of vineyard activities, following seasonal requirements and in order to assist in developing and maintaining these ancient and rare vineyards. The role will include overseeing staff in day to day activities and reports to the Vineyard Manager. Commitment and success will be rewarded by the opportunity for professional and career development with the company.

This role reports direct to the Vineyard Manager.


Duties Include:

  • Assisting Vineyard Manager on day to day operations
  • Keeps records of daily activities, employees and operations
  • Supervision of Vineyard Employees
  • Vineyard Machinery Operations – tractor and implements
  • General in season vine maintenance
  • Pruning
  • Hand picking
  • Irrigation Repairs/Operations
  • Harvesting Operations
  • Soil Management Operations
  • Herbicide & Fungicide Spraying
  • Pest and disease monitoring

Skills & Experience:

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills
  • Farm / Viticulture or Horticultural Experience
  • Certificate or Diploma in Viticulture
  • Previous Mechanical Harvester operating is an advantage
  • Tractor operations
  • Drivers Licence
  • Truck Licence desirable
  • Chemical Users Certificate

An excellent remuneration package, will be offered to the successful applicant, based on knowledge and past experience. Support with family relocation and visa may be provided, as appropriate.  There is also the possibility of shared accommodation on site.

Please note, as a pre-requisite for employment prospective candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical.

For more details and to apply in complete confidence, please email a covering letter and your current CV to Chris Anstee via this 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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