Assistant Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Foley Family Wines

  Marlborough, Marlborough

Foley Family Wines is a collection of iconic New Zealand wineries sharing the philosophy that great wines are crafted by hand, from pioneering vineyards, by passionate winemakers with a dedication to quality. We are proud custodians of the Martinborough Vineyard, Te Kairanga, Grove Mill and Vavasour wineries, and world-recognised brands such as Russian Jack, Dashwood, Te Tera and Goldwater.

Vavasour is the founding winery of Marlborough’s most extreme appellation - the Awatere Valley. Internationally-recognised for producing wines of extraordinary elegance, perfume and texture, Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc was recently awarded Platinum Best in Show at the Decanter World Wine Awards.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a passionate, dedicated person to join our small, experienced team where wine quality and style is a constant evolution.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Previous winemaking experience
  • Great attention to detail 
  • The ability to think outside the square
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A tertiary qualification 

This role is a great opportunity to further your career in winemaking and learn from our experienced team. You will be involved in every step of the process, from harvest to bottling.

In this role, you will report to the Chief Winemaker. The ability to be flexible and adapt to change, is essential.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. The Company has a Drug and Alcohol Policy and employment will be subject to the successful completion of a Pre-Employment Drug Test.

Closing Date: 26th October 2018

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