Vineyard Operative (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time


  Leonardslee Wine Estate, Hammerpond Rd, Mannings Heath, Horsham RH13 6PG, United Kingdom, England

Join Leonardslee Wines and embark on an exhilarating adventure in the heart of West Sussex! We are a dynamic new wine label ready to make a grand entrance in 2024, boasting a breathtaking 15-hectare vineyard and ambitious plans for limitless expansion. As a Vineyard Operative, you will have the extraordinary opportunity to work side by side with our highly acclaimed Viticulturist with an impressive 30-year track record.


At Leonardslee Wines, our mission is crystal clear: crafting one of England's most exquisite Sparkling wines. As an essential member of our close-knit and ever-evolving team, you will collaborate passionately to turn this shared vision into a sparkling reality.


Are you an outdoors enthusiast who thrives in the embrace of nature's beauty? Are you genuinely passionate about Viticulture and eager to gain wisdom from our Head of Viticulture?  If you answer with a resounding "yes," then Leonardslee Wines is your ultimate destination!


As a Vineyard Operative, you will take on thrilling responsibilities, including vine pruning and expertly tying down vines, maintaining trellises, skillfully managing the canopy, and confidently maneuvering tractors equipped with various implements for tasks like trimming, mulching, leaf stripping, mowing, and cultivating. You will also lend a hand in spraying vine canopies and defeating weeds, supporting frost prevention during the spring, and contributing to meticulous vineyard data collection and record-keeping. During the exhilarating harvest season, your expertise will be an invaluable asset to our esteemed grape collection team.


To truly thrive in this role, we are seeking candidates with previous vineyard or fruit tractor driving experience, bolstered by a recognized Certificate of Competence for tractor driving. A solid foundation in viticultural knowledge is essential, as is experience or understanding of the safe handling and utilization of pesticides PA1 & PA3.


This exceptional opportunity invites you to become an integral part of a pioneering team, leaving an indelible mark on the flourishing English Wine industry. If you possess an unwavering enthusiasm, boundless motivation, and an insatiable appetite for an extraordinary journey, waste no time and apply now to join Leonardslee Wines as a Vineyard Operative. Together, we will shape the future of English Sparkling wine and create an unforgettable legacy!

How To Apply

Apply on the link below:

email me directly:

[email protected]

Wine & Restaurant Jobs in the UK. Looking for a job or hiring new employees in the wine & restaurant industries? Wine Jobs England - The job site for wine & hospitality employment throughout the United Kingdom. Find job ads for careers in the wine industry, from winemaking to wine sales jobs.

Wine & Restaurant Employers and Recruiters - Attract the best candidates for your employment opportunities. Post your restaurant and wine industry job openings on

Job Seekers - Looking for a job in the wine & restaurant industries? Employers are always looking for talented, energetic people. Find jobs in restaurant and wine including winery jobs, wine sales reps, winemakers, Sommelier jobs, chef jobs, management jobs and more. Sign up for our free email alert service when new Wine & Restaurant jobs are posted we'll send you an email.