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  Vintage Cellar Hand
Job Location:   Marlborough
Job Type:   Fixed Term

Forrest Wines is a small, family-owned and operated winery in the heart of the Marlborough wine growing region.

We work with many different grape varieties from our Marlborough vineyards and process at our winery smaller volumes of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris from our Central Otago and Waitaki Valley vineyards.

We have a small permanent team who are passionate about making high quality wines that are expressive of their place in New Zealand. We require an intelligent, energetic and motivated Cellar Hand who enjoys hard work and laughter, to join our fantastic team for Vintage 2018.

If you:

  • Have at least 2 vintages experience.
  • Have proficient English and strong communication skills.
  • Are competent at using standard winery equipment including a forklift.
  • Have a focus on safety.
  • Are passionate about wine.
  • Have a mechanical aptitude and an understanding of wine processing.
  • Are hard-working with a quality-focus and an eye for detail.
  • Hold a current drivers licence and are willing to work a variety of shifts, weekends and extended hours when required.

These positions will typically commence in mid-March, with peak Harvest shifts typically being 12 hours, 7 days per week. A hot meal is provided each shift during the vintage intake period.

We can provide accommodation at your cost during the harvest period.

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