Cellar Hands – Entry Level - Vintage 2023


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Company: Cloudy Bay Vineyards

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 02 September 2022

Closes: 02 October 2022

The Cloudy Bay story is one of adventure. After a single sip in 1983, David Hohnen was captivated by Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. In 1985 David and winemaker Kevin Judd launched Cloudy Bay with a vision for making New Zealand wines of uncompromising quality. It’s been that way ever since.

The Vintage Season Is Coming!

Around Early February 2023, we will begin our harvest season in Marlborough and have a number of positions available for passionate Cellar Hands. We offer an engaging season with a comprehensive induction and applied technical training in a modern winemaking environment. You will gain comprehensive world-standard esperience and widen your network of winemaking friends.

The Cellar Hand Role

You will use your outstanding work ethic to perform diverse responsibilities across:

  • Grape receival, processing and pressing;
  • Racking and tank transfers;
  • Filtration;
  • Red and white fermentation management;
  • Barrel management.

Your hours will be a minimum of 30 hours per week. During the harvest perios, you may work shifts up to 12 hours in length, up to 6/7 days per week.

In order fo your application to be considered, you must have:

  • The ability to lawfully work in New Zealand or obtain the right to lawfully work in New Zealand;
  • Solid English language skills;
  • Refined and efficient work style;
  • Enthusiastic attitude;
  • Resilience and a good sense of humor;
  • Willingness to learn;
  • Previous forklift, confined space and health & safety training is desireable, but not essential.

You will receive a competitive rate, staff discount at our cellar door, regular breaks, training and a catered meal for shifts of more than 10 hours.

If you are interested to apply, please visit:

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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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