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An established organic 20 ha vineyard in Central Otago is looking for a motivated individual to come on board as primarily the Tractor Operator.

For the right person, this role can expand to include running trials and involvement with the day-to-day operations of a very unique and exciting vineyard. This vineyard already has a proven record of producing high-end Pinot Noirs as well as a good size planting of Pinot Gris, Riesling and Tempranillo.

The vineyard is bio-gro certified with an increasing interest into bio dynamics. This role would suit someone who is starting out in the industry that already has some tractor experience and a real passion for organics, and an increasing interest in all aspects of organic farming. It would also suit the more experienced operator who is looking for a new challenge and wanting to get into organic farming.

Above the standard pay rate would be offered to the right applicant

Please feel free to contact me for more details in complete confidence.


Listed 12th September 2017


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Work wanted

Giuseppe Mercone – Italian Oenologist, Viticulturist and senior laboratory technician

I have extensive experience and education in the wine growing and producing sector and in the past have been largely, involved in viticulture, with particular attention to the processes of vinification.

I have worked in various wineries including: Italy- Campania, Sicily, Tuscany, New Zealand – Central Otago, Gisborne, Matakana and Australia - Barossa Valley and Clare Valley, Israel, Germany, Spain. Austria, United Kingdom, Canada. Working in these areas have increased my experience in working with both Italian and international grape varieties.

In order to expand my experience in the oenological world and in the vineyard, I would like to obtain work for the next Vintage 2017. Contact:

Listed 27 September 2016

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