Vineyard Workers

Central Otago

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Company: Amisfield LP

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 27 September 2021

Closes: 27 October 2021

Two blocks of work available – Do either or both!

Set against the backdrop of the majestic Pisa mountain range, Amisfield is one of the largest single estate vineyards in Central Otago.  

We recently completed the 5 year process of converting all of our vines to organic viticulture and were named as Organic Vineyard of the Year 2020, as part of that process. Our simple philosophy is to nurture nature at every step and our hands-off approach means that our process takes time, with our wines yielding exceptional purity, intensity and vibrancy.

We are looking for seasonal vineyard workers to join our team as follows:

  • Start 11th - 18th October 2021
    Finish - 17th December 2021
  • Start 14th February 2022    
    Finish end of harvest - mid/late April 2022

From October to December, you will help with bud rubbing, shoot thinning and wire lifting. During harvest it is all about selecting the best grapes so our winemaking team can work their magic with them!

You will need:

  • To be currently in New Zealand or have made arrangements to be in New Zealand in time for the start date
  • Your own transport for getting to and from work (10 mins drive from Cromwell)
  • Good eyesight 
  • Be fit and healthy

Full training will be given, so don't worry if you haven't worked in a vineyard before.

Work is predominately Monday - Friday, however, there may work on an occasional Saturday if we have weather/rain days.

What you get:

Living Wage, a great team to work with in a beautiful work environment, BBQ lunches, a winery tour & more!  

And we can introduce you to a local cherry farm if you are keen for work in-between the above times!

Please apply here now to join our vineyard team!

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

  • For information about the Central Otago wine Region, click here.

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