Cellarhand - Fixed term contract (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Rathfinny Wine Estate Limited (http://rathfinnyestate.com)

  Polegate, England

Rathfinny Wine Estate is looking for a full-time cellar hand to assist in the production of our world-class Sussex sparkling wines.

The role involves:

  • Blending, clarification, filtration, stabilisation activity.
  • Tirage preparation and bottling for secondary alcoholic fermentation.
  • Laboratory work.
  • Fruit receival and press operations.
  • Vintage winery activities including racking, transfers, additions.
  • Primary and malolactic fermentation management including inoculations and cultures. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in a winery and be able to handle all cellar and laboratory tasks. They will also be fit to handle pumps, hoses, grapes, bottles and additives (up to 16kg), be self-motivated and able to perform repetitive tasks at a good speed, have an eye for detail and confidence with record keeping and figures. They should also be enthusiastic about the production of Sussex sparkling wines and enjoy working with a small team.

This role is a fixed term contract for 6 months, starting in June.

Salary: Competitive and based on experience, with benefits package.


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