Assistant Winemaker

Waiheke Island

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Company: Cable Bay Vineyards


Uploaded: 03 July 2018

Closes: 03 August 2018

Cable Bay Vineyards is a premium boutique wine company based on Waiheke Island, New Zealand. 

We have estate-owned vineyards in two of New Zealand’s most exciting wine appellations; Waiheke Island and the Awatere Valley, Marlborough. We follow sustainable winegrowing practises in all of our vineyards, and are passionate about producing premium wines that are expressive of the site upon which they are grown.
The winery is located amongst our vineyards on Waiheke Island, with elegant surroundings and stunning views over the Hauraki Gulf. The venue includes two restaurants, a bar and private dining rooms. We have our own vegetable gardens, olive groves, orchards and hens and these are farmed organically for use in our restaurant.
We are looking to employ an astute Assistant Winemaker to work alongside our Winemaker in all stylitic and operational decision making processes. You will be responsible for running the cellar and lab on a day-to-day basis, compliance requirements and assisting in vineyard management and viticultural direction.

It is a diverse role, and one of great oppourtunity.

You must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Oenology & Viticulture
  • Previous winemaking experience
  • An ability to recognise and execute meticulous detail in cellar operations
  • Proficiency in laboratory operations
  • A high level of logistical skill and an aptitude for record keeping
  • High energy levels and motivation
  • Great interpersonal skills

We will provide you with:

  • Professional development 
  • A diverse role with room for growth
  • The opportunity to work within a young, dynamic team who are passionate about wine
  • A competitive salary

Please send your résumé and covering letter, attention to the Winemaker, Chloe Somerset.

Applications close 20th July 2018.

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