Vintage Cellar Hands - Blenheim (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Constellation Brands New Zealand (

  Blenheim, Marlborough



About Us

We are passionate about making wine the world loves, which is why Constellation Brands New Zealand is the country's #1 exporter of wine to North America, with our brands Kim Crawford and Nobilo driving category growth across the Pacific. Here at home and in Australia, our innovation continues to hit store shelves with Crafters Union, Selaks Taste Collection and more. Our people and brands are what set us apart from the competition, to carry out our vision of 'elevating life with every glass raised.'

About the Role

We now have roles available for Vintage 2020 where our award-winning wines are produced. We are currently hiring for vintage Cellar Hands at our Drylands Winery (Marlborough) and Riverlands Winery (Marlborough). 

We ask that you please apply for one winery as your top choice by clicking the links in the body of the text below.

Drylands Winery is in Blenheim, Marlborough, the heart of our Sauvignon Blanc operations and our largest winery. You will get the opportunity to work with our winemakers to create our distinctive Kim Crawford and Nobilo wines. Kim Crawford is the No 1 NZ Sauvignon Blanc in the USA and Canada, with Nobilo close behind.

Riverlands Winery is south of Blenheim, Marlborough, home to our small-batch wines and luxury Pinot Noir. This winery is responsible for making wine from our Central Otago grapes and smaller parcels in Marlborough such as Kim Crawford Small Parcels and Nobilo Icon. It is our smallest winery and crushes our hand-picked varieties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Following all safety procedures, ensuring proper PPE, incident reporting, etc
  • Harvest operations, including supervising, crushing and pressing
  • Assist with the cellar operations around blending, fining, clarification, preparation and despatch

About You

  • Speak and understand a basic level of English
  • Ability to meet NZ work visa requirements
  • A good level of fitness to work up to 12-hour shifts, up to 6 days per week
  • Prior vintage experience OR an exceptional can-do work ethic
  • A passion for wine and all things ‘grape’
  • Enjoy being part of an international team
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test, including marijuana
  • A degree in viticulture or winemaking would be an advantage

Benefits and Culture

We offer a team environment in a great part of the world, and first-class training on arrival.  We offer competitive pay, a meal per 12hr shift, safety clothing and a great experience.

Apply now or visit for more information.

Constellation Brands is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We value and encourage participation of all applicants regardless of their background. 


How To Apply

Please copy and paste the below links into your internet browser:

To apply to our Drylands Winery visit

apply to our Riverlands Winery visit

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