From June to September you'll be manually pruning grape vines, pulling out canes, and rolling on canes to wires. You'll be trained in the correct technique and use of pruning tools.

From October to December there's work training vines, while January to April brings work for harvesting grapes.

What to expect

You'll need to:

  • perform tractor work and mechanical harvesting
  • spray, handle chemicals and do other general duties
  • be able to do repetitive work
  • stand for long periods
  • do general vineyard work
  • work in all weather conditions including outside in the fresh air
  • follow instructions, and learn and apply new processes quickly
  • be committed to employment from June to September.

Skills needed

You'll need to:

  • have experience in tractor operation
  • enjoy working outdoors
  • work to a high standard
  • show excellent time management and problem solving skills, and have initiative.

How you'll make a difference

South Australia produces more than 80% of Australia's premium wine from some of the oldest vines in the world, and you have a chance to be part of that.

Did you know:

  • More than 544 million litres of red, white, rosé, sparkling and fortified wines were produced in South Australia in 2018–19.
  • South Australia exported more than 468 million litres of wine overseas, worth $1.92 billion, in 2018–19.
  • South Australia is home to 700 wineries, more than 350 cellar doors and 3,400 grape growers.

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