Vintage Cellar Hand 2023

Listed 93 days Ago
Yealands Estate Wines Limited
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing

Looking to join a team that produces the best Coveted International Sauvignon Blanc? (As celebrated at the International Wine Challenge).

Yealands has an opportunity for hard-working Cellar Hands to provide some good vibes and support our beautiful Seaview winery for Vintage 2023! 

We are looking for awesome people with:

  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Positive and collaborative attitude
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Performs well in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong sense of best practice in a health & safety focused workplace
  • A team player with a good sense of humour (and the ability to put up with ours!)

Previous winery experience of one vintage (or one year of transferable industry skills) is preferred, but if you are not afraid of hard work and long hours, we’d still love to hear from you!

The successful applicants would be expected to start in late February and during the peak harvest, hours will be 12-hour shifts, six days a week. While the hours outside of peak harvest shall be a minimum of 35 hours per week over Monday to Sunday.

Non-NZ citizens will need to be eligible for a New Zealand work visa. 

You will support the Winemaking and Cellar teams in all operations such as:

  • Fruit receival
  • Inoculations
  • Red or white cellar work
  • Wine and juice transfers
  • Winery sanitation
  • Wine barrel work, and;
  • Additions to juice and wine
  • Sampling and testing product.

As well as a stunning place to work, we’ll provide:

  • Competitive pay ($24 - $28 an hour, dependent on experience)
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Meal provided while working the 12 hour shifts and the occasional treat
  • Transport to and from the winery
  • A fun, friendly environment!

Keen? Get in touch – we can’t wait to have you for vintage 2023!

Please include a full CV and note that all successful applicants will be required to undergo a drug test prior to starting work. 

Take a trip round the White Road and come visit our Cellar Door to understand a bit more about us - we are on the Cnr Seaview and Reserve Roads New Zealand Seddon, Blenheim!