Permanent Cellar Hand


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Company: Awatere River Wines


Uploaded: 11 January 2023

Closes: 11 February 2023

Awatere River Wines is located in Marlborough’s Awatere Valley producing premium Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Methode sparkling wine from our vineyards.

Awatere River Wines of Marlborough is part of Booster Wine Group which is a collection of NZ wineries including Waimea Estates of Nelson, Bannock Brae Estate of Central Otago, and Sileni Wines of Hawkes Bay. Booster, through its Booster Tahi investment arm, is making significant investments in New Zealand’s agricultural business including avocados, kiwi fruit, and through investments in the wine industry. It is here at Awatere River Wines that a dynamic, reliable team player is required to join our Marlborough winery as a Cellar Hand.

We are looking for a passionate, capable, hardworking Cellar Hand to join our small team. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person with some previous cellar experience and a desire to learn. Applicants will require sound attention to detail, strong interpersonal and team skills, motivation, initiative, and the stamina required to be effective in a busy environment. You will learn all of the jobs in the cellar and assist with supervising seasonal staff at vintage.

This is a hands-on role in a busy winery. You should understand cellar operations, cellar hygiene, Health and Safety requirements, wine quality and food safety considerations, be able to complete tasks on time to a high standard and have good written and verbal communication skills. This is a role that has scope for development in an exciting growing company. 

If this sounds like you, please forward a CV and a covering letter outlining your main areas of experience, via the ‘Apply Now’ button.

This position is full-time and permanent, so only people eligible to reside and work in New Zealand permanently should apply.

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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