Assistant Vineyard Manager (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Craggy Range Vineyards Ltd

  Martinborough, Wellington/Wairarapa

Craggy Range is a leading family-owned New Zealand winery, established in 1999 and based in the beautiful region of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. We have a clear aspiration to sit alongside the great wineries of the world, and due to being supported by a 1000 year family trust, we have the time to achieve it.

We are advertising an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, enthusiastic and talented Assistant Vineyard Manager to support our Martinborough Vineyards Manager, overseeing our Martinborough vineyards.

This role will oversee our established 230-hectare vineyard on Te Muna Road which is comprised of intensively managed, high-density, super-premium sites with cool climate varieties of Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate management experience in all aspects of vineyard operations, including viticulture, staff, finances, health and safety and compliance. A tertiary qualification in viticulture is preferred along with experience in contract labour management, machinery operations and irrigation management.

Attributes required for success in this position include:

  • Strong discipline in planning and organisational skills
  • High level of presentation and communication
  • Experience operating general vineyard machinery
  • Irrigation knowledge encompassing field work and irrigation scheduling, would be desirable.

This hands-on role would suit an experienced manager who enjoys getting involved in multiple facets of a vineyard, demonstrates a high degree of self-motivation and relishes continuous improvement

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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