Cellar Hand - Permanent


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Company: Cloudy Bay Vineyards


Uploaded: 10 February 2021

Closes: 10 March 2021

Cloudy Bay Vineyards not only captures the essence of Marlborough but also embodies New Zealand's luxury to the world. The luxury of space and time, of intimate moments and nature’s rarest qualities. At Cloudy Bay, we are passionate about creating wines which express our regional and national character, through the Cloudy Bay lens.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Cellar Hand to join the winery team at Cloudy Bay. This opportunity will allow you to contribute to a premium, modern and friendly work environment and develop your skills further with good training and task diversity. Our Cellar Hands are responsible for maintaining the quality of wine throughout processing, fermentation and ageing, and then the delivery of finished product to Production.

The position will require you to undertake tasks such as:

  • Using your attention to detail to monitor the quality of the wine within time parameters
  • Acting on quality problems and using your judgement to escalate some issues
  • Preparing still wines in readiness for bottling
  • Following SOPs to perform all cellar duties in accordance with plans delivered by the Winemakers and OHS standards
  • Participating in the Vintage season as a team leader
  • Ensuring that work areas are maintained in an appropriate state of cleanliness, organization and hygiene


In order to be successful in this position you will:

  • Have at least 3 - 5 years cellar experience
  • Have a previous experience within a production environment
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of basic winemaking principles
  • Have previous experience in supervising others during Harvest/Vintage season
  • Have developed written and verbal skills
  • Be a NZ citizen or permanent resident
  • Understanding of Health & Safety and hygiene codes of conduct


Competitive salary + annual bonus target + 9% super + wine allocation

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Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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