Vintage Cellar Hands - 2022 (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )



  Central Otago, Otago

Located 10 minutes from Cromwell and set against the backdrop of the majestic Pisa mountain range, Amisfield is the largest single estate vineyard in Central Otago.

We recently completed the 5 year process of converting all of our vines to organic viticulture and were named as Organic Vineyard of the Year 2020 as part of that process. Our simple philosophy is to nurture nature at every step and our hands-off approach means that our process takes time, with our wines yielding exceptional purity, intensity and vibrancy.

As testimony to this our recent achievements/reviews include:

Bob Campbell MW

  • Amisfield Fume Blanc 2019 - 95 pts
  • Amisfield Sauvignon Blanc 2020 - 95 pts
  • Amisfield Pinot Noir 2019 - 95 pts
  • Amisfield Breakneck Reserve Pinot Noir 2019 - 95 pts

 Cameron Douglas MS

  • Amisfield Pinot Noir 2019 - 95 pts
  • Amisfield Breakneck Reserve Pinot Noir 2019 - 94 pts

Wine Spectator USA

  • Pinot Noir Central Otago Breakneck Reserve 2018 - 94 pts
  • Pinot Noir Central Otago 2018 - 93 pts
  • Sauvignon Blanc Central Otago 2020 - 93 pts

Working as a Vintage Cellar Hand, you will assist with the day to day winery cellar operations during our harvest period to help ensure that winemaking runs smoothly and efficiently.

In order to do this, you will ideally have experience of at least 3 previous vintages within reputable wineries, preferably working with Pinot Noir and aromatic whites. You will also be fit and healthy and have a great positive attitude.

Duration of the position is 9-10 weeks starting from late Feb/early March 2022. Peak Harvest hours are one shift, 6 days per week.

What you get:

A great team to work with in a beautiful work environment, good pay, yummy lunches, exposure to a number of aspects of the winemaking process & opportunities to improve your wine knowledge!

And if you are keen to work in the vineyard prior to starting in the winery, then let us know as we can offer you this opportunity with our team.  

How To Apply

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