Fixed Term Cellar & Lab Roles


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Company: Foley Wines Ltd

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 08 June 2022

Closes: 08 July 2022

About Us

We’ve been making wine with as much thought for our environment as wine excellence for over 30 years. We’re carrying our enduring legacy of sustainability into the future - We’re here for good.

  • Winery powered with the help of solar energy.
  • Nurtured Wetlands Programme.
  • Locally bottled, using recycled NZ glass bottles.
  • Labels made from sugarcane, a natural, highly-renewable and sustainably sourced material.

Grove Mill Winery is part of Foley Wines – a collection of iconic New Zealand wineries and brands from New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine regions. Each with a unique story of New Zealand wine to tell. Our wineries are linked by a common unrelenting purpose; to make great wine that people love to drink around the world – made by land & hand.  

We are proud custodians of the Martinborough Vineyard, Te Kairanga, Grove Mill, Vavasour and Mt Difficulty wineries, and world-recognised brands such as Roaring Meg, Russian Jack, Dashwood, and Te Tera.

Grove Mill is a medium-sized winery and is located in Marlborough’s Waihopai Valley. Our size means you will be hands-on with many aspects of the winery operations and a great way to learn and develop your skills. We are producers of premium, cool climate style wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Gris.

This is where you come into the picture…

We have positions in our cellar and our lab for people who can hit the ground running. In this role you will report to the Cellar Foreman. 

  • Previous winery experience (minimum of one harvest), in a similar sized winery preferred, wine qualifications would be an advantage, as would a current Forklift licence, but is not essential.
  • Candidates with practical ability, good oral and written communication skills, a team player mentality, and a keen sense of humour will be highly regarded.
  • We have a small, extremely capable permanent cellar crew, these positions would therefore ideally suit candidates with a passionate interest in wine, who work well under pressure, are able to multi-task and can carry out their duties in a timely and efficient manner

What do we provide?

A unique opportunity to work with one of New Zealand’s most revered wine companies with a great team of winemakers and viticulturists.

Fixed Term employment for approximately 10-14 weeks depending on start date.

Applicants must have the right to work without sponsorship and be able to start immediately.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV to 

Applications close Friday 08 July 2022.

The Company has a Drug and Alcohol Policy and employment will be subject to the successful completion of a Pre-Employment Drug Test.



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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