Vintage Lab Technician


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Company: Vidal Estate, Esk Valley, Te Awa Collection, Villa Maria Estate

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 13 October 2021

Closes: 13 November 2021

Villa Maria Winery in Marlborough is looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and curious folk to join our Lab Team for the 2022 Harvest!

Come and learn the all important role of science and yeast in the winemaking process.  

We will be busy from mid-February to the end of April sampling grapes and testing juice all along the journey from Vineyard to Finished Wine. 

Our facility produces wines for the New Zealand brands Villa Maria, Vidal Estate, Esk Valley and Left Field, in a variety of different styles and varietals.

We are looking for 4 Vintage Lab Technicians to work with us for the 2022 Vintage.  

Our tasks include: 

  • Maturity sampling of the grapes as they ripen 
  • Testing sugar levels of the picked grapes when they arrive at the winery
  • Analysis involved in monitoring and tracking healthy ferments

Previous winery and/or Lab experience is an asset, but so is passion, accuracy and an eagerness to learn.  

We will provide training and the opportunity to be involved in a team focused on producing top quality New Zealand Wine.

Please note, due to current COVID restrictions, you must be able to work in New Zealand to be considered.

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 Marlborough wine region, click here.

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