Laboratory Technician

Hawke's Bay

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Company: The Wine Portfolio Ltd


Uploaded: 23 December 2019

Closes: 25 January 2020

Laboratory Technician

Leveret Estate - Riverview Winery

Hawkes Bay

The Wine Portfolio is a privately-owned, fully integrated wine company. Established in 1978 it has built an enviable reputation for its wines both domestically and internationally. Based at the Riverview Winery RD1, Hastings, you will become a member of a very dedicated and enthusiastic team.


  • 2 years previous experience in a suitably-sized wine laboratory
  • competency in analytical methods for wine and juices
  • attention to detail and accuracy, along with sound administrative skills
  • an excellent level of organisation, time management, and ability to prioritise
  • a strong work ethic and be able to work under pressure
  • be a team player
  • You should have a relevant tertiary qualification
  • You need to be practical, fit and prepared to work extended hours during vintage
  • Some cellar experience 

Only applicants who are eligible to work in New Zealand permanently will be considered for this role.


  • Tank and barrel sampling
  • Grape Sampling
  • Brix and Temperature Rounds
  • Routine analysis of wine and grape juice
  • Maintaining laboratory cleanliness
  • Spectrometer analysis
  • Some cellar work may be required
  • Some shift work may be necessary at vintage time

Please send your CV to Paul Dawick, Winemaker

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

  • For information about the Hawkes Bay wine region, click here.

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