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Craggy Range has an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and positioning in the New Zealand and Global wine market. We look to employ like-minded people to join our dynamic team.


Craggy Range is a leading family-owned New Zealand winery, established in 1998 and based in the beautiful region of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. We have a clear aspiration to sit alongside the great wineries of the world, and due to being supported by a 1,000 year family trust, we have the time to achieve it.

We are advertising a rare and exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join our team as winemaker, working with a team of experienced individuals to create some of New Zealand’s most iconic wines.

Reporting to the Chief Winemaker, this position is responsible for the day to day running of our winery and cellar team and encompasses all aspects of our winemaking and oenology program.

You will naturally be suited to this role as you have a minimum of 3 years’ winemaking experience at a similar level, a strong understanding and passion for winemaking and the great wines of the world and have successfully managed a team of people.  You will possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic and previous experience in a strong work/wine culture. The ability to communicate our craft to a wide range of people, including trade and industry cohort is pivotal in this role.

Your outstanding qualifications and experience provide you with the knowledge and technical ability to assist in leading a team with uncompromising attention to detail across our two Wineries at our Gimblett Gravels and Giants Vineyards.  Both wineries have been designed with meticulous craftsmanship in mind, small-batch, high-quality production and feature world-class equipment and technology.  Our winery places a strong emphasis on trials and evolution, so an understanding of industry innovations and global trends will be a key component of your skillset.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a highly respected and enviably resourced winery, with a world-class ambition.

If you are interested in this position, email a detailed covering letter together with your resume to:

Experienced Duty Manager

Craggy Range Winery is located on Waimarama Road at the foot of Te Mata Peak, 5 minutes from Havelock North, where it plays host to our award-winning restaurant.

At Craggy Range we are a passionate team looking to provide the best hospitality experience we can. We want to employ like-minded people who love food, wine and restaurants and who will contribute to our success.

This position is roster-based and requires the flexibility to work evening and weekend shifts. In return, the successful applicant will receive an excellent remuneration package and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team in an award-winning company known both internationally and nationally for excellence in all that we do.

Attributes required for success with this position include:

  • Recent experience in a similar environment
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • A strong team player ethos, with the ability to provide effective leadership when required.
  • A genuine passion for food and beverage and the industry we work in
  • Hard-working and reliable
  • A Managers Certificate is required

The successful applicant will have experience within a similar venue, and a genuine passion and interest in food and wine. If you have the desire and ability to succeed in this dynamic role email your CV to:

Vineyard Workers (Martinborough)

Craggy Range has an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and positioning in the New Zealand and Global wine market. Our ambition is to make world-class wines from a range of specially selected vineyards throughout the country.

We are looking for seasonal Vineyard Workers to join our team in Martinborough for approximately five weeks of work. This role includes but is not limited to, crop thinning, netting, picking, and general vineyard development work.

No previous experience is required; however, the successful candidates must be physically fit.

Candidates must be able to listen to and follow instructions from Vineyard Supervisors, and maintain a high standard of quality in their work.

These roles are fixed-term, starting from now until mid-April 2021. There will be some flexibility required with days worked due to seasonal variances and weather conditions.

If you have the skills for this role, email your cv to: 


Located in Havelock North, Craggy Range is where you will find an award winning restaurant, luxury accommodation, and a leading cellar door experience.

We are looking for reliable casual Housekeepers to help us uphold the Craggy Range standard of excellence.

This role will require the successful applicant to be available for week day, weekend and public holidays.

The successful applicants will have:

  • a full drivers’ licence and reliable transport
  • high level of attention to detail
  • commitment to delivering quality
  • be physically capable of completing the role
  • a proactive nature and initiative
  • a great attitude, flexibility and willingness to learn and take on new tasks

Previous housekeeping experience within a luxury environment is preferred, however if you have the above attributes, full training is possible, so please get in touch.

Applicants for this position should have a current entitlement to work in NZ.

Please apply with a full CV to

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