Careers

Vintage Cellar Hand

Nelson/Marlborough - Marlborough

Looking to join an award winning and passionate winemaking team for vintage 2019? Yealands is currently looking for hard working cellar hands who are as excited about exceptionally produced sustainable wines as we are.

At only 10 years old, Yealands is a tight-knit team that has quickly become a global leader in sustainable wine production. Inspired to think boldly, tread lightly and never say it can’t be done, we now export to over 80 countries.

Focusing on key cool climate varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling, we are looking for awesome people with:

  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Positive and collaborative attitude
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation
  • Can multitask 
  • Performs well in a high-pressure environment
  • A team player with a good sense of humour (and the ability to put up with ours!)

Previous winery experience is preferred, but if you are not afraid of long hours, hard work and want to join the work-hard-play-hard atmosphere of Yealands vintage 2019, we’d still love to hear from you.

The successful applicants would be expected to start mid-March for a period of 6-8 weeks. During the peak harvest period 12-hour shifts, six days a week is to be expected.

Non NZ citizens will need to be eligible for a New Zealand work visa. As well as a stunning place to work, we’ll provide:

  • Competitive pay
  • Subsidised Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transport to and from the winery
  • A fun, friendly environment

Please include a full CV and 2 references with your application.

All successful applicants will be required to undergo a drug test prior to starting work.

Keen? Get in touch – we can’t wait to have you for vintage 2019!