Permanent Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Hunter's Wines (NZ) Ltd.

  Blenheim Central, Marlborough

Join Our Team as a Permanent Cellar Hand at Hunter's Wine Company!

Hunter’s Winery, a family-owned winery located in the heart of Marlborough’s renowned wine region, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our small, dynamic team. As a medium-sized winery, we take pride in growing, making, and bottling our wines on-site, offering a unique opportunity for career advancement in the wine industry.

Position: Permanent Cellar Hand

Location: Rapaura Road, minutes from both Blenheim and Renwick, Marlborough.

Role Overview: This is an exciting role for someone looking to immerse themselves in all aspects of the winemaking process. As a cellar hand, you will gain hands-on experience and comprehensive training in various facets of winemaking. Your responsibilities will include:

  • General Cellar Work: Racking tanks, making additions, and other essential tasks.
  • Cross Flow Filtration: Managing the filtration of finished wine.
  • Bottling Line: Sterilization, maintenance, and ensuring smooth operation.
  • Vintage Cellar Work: Participating in vintage cellar operations, which will require extended hours during peak times.


  • Previous cellar experience is preferred but not essential; we provide all necessary training.
  • A proactive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work well within a team in a relaxed, positive workplace.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive rates.
  • Wine Allowance. 
  • A well-equipped winery environment.
  • A supportive and relaxed workplace culture.


  • You must currently reside in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

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