Vineyard Foreman - Martinborough

Martinborough

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Company: Craggy Range Vineyards Ltd

Type:Permanent

Uploaded: 08 July 2021

Closes: 08 August 2021

Craggy Range is a family-owned winery, focused on becoming one of New Zealand’s great wine producers, and a producer that can comfortably sit alongside the great wineries of the world. We have a total of 300Ha throughout New Zealand with vineyards in the Hawke’s Bay and Martinborough.  

While we are only 20 years young and we are proud of what we have achieved to date, including winning the Wine Enthusiast 2014 Wine Star Awards – New World Winery of the Year, the 2017 Golden Grapes award for Best Winery from Bob Campbell MW, ranked 11th in the 2019 Best Vineyards in the World and ranked 28th in the 2020 World’s Most Admired Brands.

The Peabody family firmly believe in the philosophy of generational guardianship and respect for the land, which is backed by a long-term family commitment of 1,000 years. This vision has meant that alongside quality, sustainability (economic, social & environmental) has become a core focus for the business.

We are advertising an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, enthusiastic and talented Vineyard Foreman at our Te Muna Vineyard in Martinborough.

Based at our established 168 hectare vineyard on Te Muna Road, this role reports directly into our Martinborough Vineyards Manager. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience in viticultural management and may be looking for an opportunity to take that next step up. A tertiary qualification in viticulture is preferred along with an understanding of contract labour management, machinery operations, irrigation and frost management and the general operations of a vineyard.

Attributes required for success with this position include: 

  • Strong discipline in planning and organisational skill
  • High level of presentation and communication
  • Experience operating general vineyard machinery
  • Irrigation knowledge encompassing field work and irrigation scheduling would be desirable.

This hands-on role would suit an individual who enjoys getting involved in multiple facets of a vineyard, demonstrates a high degree of self-motivation and relishes additional responsibility.

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

  • For more information about the Martinborough/Wairarapa wine region, click here.

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