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Company: Craggy Range Winery


Uploaded: 16 August 2023

Closes: 16 September 2023

Craggy Range is a leading family-owned New Zealand winery, established in 1999 and based in the beautiful region of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. We have a clear aspiration to sit alongside the great wineries of the world, and due to being supported by a 1000 year family trust, we have the time to achieve it.

We are advertising a rare and exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join our team as Winemaker, working with a team of experienced individuals to create some of New Zealand’s most iconic wines.

Reporting to the Chief Winemaker, this position is responsible for the day-to-day running of our winery and cellar team, and encompasses all aspects of our winemaking and oenology program.

You will naturally be suited to this role as you have a minimum of 3 years’ winemaking experience at a similar level, a strong understanding and passion for wine making and the great wines of the world, and have successfully managed a team of people. You will possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic and previous experience in a strong work/wine culture. The ability to communicate our craft to a wide range of people, including trade and industry cohort, is pivotal in this role.

Your outstanding qualifications and experience provide you with the knowledge and technical ability to assist in leading a team with an uncompromising attention to detail across our two Wineries at our Gimblett Gravels and Giants Vineyards. Both wineries have been designed with meticulous craftsmanship in mind, small batch, high-quality production and feature world class equipment and technology. Our winery places a strong emphasis on trials and evolution, so an understanding of industry innovations and global trends will be a key component of your skill set.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a highly-respected and enviably resourced winery, with a world class ambition.

If you are interested in this position, email a detailed covering letter together with your resume to:


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 Hawkes Bay wine region, click here.

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