Vintage Cellar Hands 2022


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Company: Spring Creek Vintners Ltd

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 28 September 2021

Closes: 31 December 2021

Vintage 2022

Spring Creek Vintners Ltd. is a 12,000t family-owned winemaking facility located in Spring Creek with company vineyards in the Wairau and Awatere Valley, Marlborough. With a state-of-the-art winery, world-class vineyards and a large contract grower supply base, we produce premium wines for some of New Zealand's leading winemakers, as well as our own award-winning Rapaura Springs and Summerhouse brands.

Joining our winemaking team offers the opportunity to work with some of Marlborough's best wine industry professionals and gain exposure to a broad range of techniques and practices in viticulture and winemaking. We believe in working hard, having fun, and are passionate about growing great wine.

We currently have vacancies for the following positions within our winery cellar team. This is a fantastic opportunity to make your mark within the industry.

Senior Cellar Hands/Vintage Supervisors

We are looking for Senior Cellar Hands with a minimum of three vintages’ experience or a Level 7 tertiary qualification in winemaking. We need motivated people with excellent attention to detail, communication and problem-solving skills. Applicants must have experience in a vintage supervisory role. These positions are fixed-term, beginning as soon as possible and finishing at the end of vintage 2022.

Experienced Cellar Hands             

We need Cellar Hands to help us make our 2022 wines. We’re looking for applicants with a Level 7 tertiary qualification in winemaking, or a minimum of one vintage’ experience. We are looking for candidates who are team players, with proven practical abilities and good communications skills. A good sense of humour will be highly regarded! These roles will play an essential role in training new staff, with no winemaking experience. These positions are fixed-term, beginning as soon as you are available and finishing at the end of vintage 2022.

Laboratory Technicians

We are looking for new team members for our winery laboratory team. Applicants need good attention to detail and the ability to learn on the job. Experience in a laboratory environment and a formal qualification is desired, but not essential.

To apply please send your CV and references to

Applications are invited until all harvest positions are filled.

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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  • Jobseekers should be aware that the start and finish dates of harvest work employment may change from those suggested by wineries at the time of your job offer. Vintage dates can not accurately be predicted.

    It is therefore important that you understand that depending on your employment arrangements with the employer there may be a period of time where you have no work or less work than you were expecting, and should have sufficient financial arrangements in place should this occur. Your actual start and finish dates may vary - if you have queries around this, check with your winery employer before booking airline tickets etc.
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