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Harvest/Vintage Cellar Staff


Company: Johnson Estate Limited t/a Spy Valley Wines
Location: Marlborough
Type: Fixed Term
Category: Harvest / Vintage

Spy Valley is a family-owned winery that has been inspiring the world of wines since 2000. We love wine and we are currently looking for like-minded people to help share our secrets.

Comprising ten varieties of grapes over 184 hectares of estate vineyards, Spy Valley has a modern, fully-integrated viticulture and winemaking facility and a passion for excellence. Spy Valley offers attractive working conditions within a friendly team of dedicated staff. 

Cellar/Vintage Staff

We are currently seeking to recruit experienced staff for Vintage 2018. You will need to have a hands-on approach and be reasonably fit.

The role will involve all cellar duties as directed by the Cellar Manager and Winemaker. The successful applicant would be expected to understand and follow OSH, HACCP and QACCP protocols.

All positions are for a fixed-term of six to eight weeks, with a start date of early to mid-March 2018.

Please email your application to Bruce Walker, Winery Operations Manager, Spy Valley Wines. 

Applications close: 5 pm Friday 8 December 2017.


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Date: 16 Nov

To find out more about this company, visit the website: www.spyvalleywine.co.nz

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


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  • Jobseekers should be aware that the start and finish dates of harvest work employment may change from those suggested by wineries at the time of your job offer. Vintage dates can not accurately be predicted.

    It is therefore important that you understand that depending on your employment arrangements with the employer there may be a period of time where you have no work or less work than you were expecting, and should have sufficient financial arrangements in place should this occur. Your actual start and finish dates may vary - if you have queries around this, check with your winery employer before booking airline tickets etc.
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