|Posted on 19 February, 2016 at 0:05|
Job description: Property/Vineyard Manager
What does your job entail?
First and foremost managing the Vineyard. From pruning through to harvest but also managing the property, we grow our own wheat and Barley crops to use as straw mulch undervine. Managing and caring for our waterways(Sutherlands Creek)including revegatation programs.
How long have you been working at RFV?
4 and a half years
What did you do before joining RFV?
I was an Irrigation Supervisor at one of Australia’s largest Hydroponic farms.
Best part of the job?
The location is serene, and the enjoyment from growing Pinot Noir to produce excellent, award winning wine.
Worst part of the job?
Being dry grown in the western district of Victoria does have its challenges.
Words of Wisdom
….Diversity! Growing/farming, any form of horticulture, viticulture or agriculture requires constant improvements and adjustments to improve the health of our soils, our environment and finally……The Wine!
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