Head Winemaker

Terra Sancta
306 Felton Road, RD2 Bannockburn
Central Otago, OTA 9384
New Zealand
+64(0)21508854 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Moderate Domestic Travel
Job Description
Terra Sancta is an award-winning Pinot Noir producer, located in the blue chip sub-region of Bannockburn, Central Otago.

Dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in everything we do, Terra Sancta was named one of the Top 100 Wineries in the World (Wines and Spirits Magazine) in 2015. With 36 hectares over four vineyards which we own and farm, our winery (2013) and our team all based in Bannockburn, our intention is to continue to learn about our special vineyards and excel at producing distinctive, vineyard driven wines.

Working each harvest with François Millet, from Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé in Burgundy is a privilege for Terra Sancta, and an opportunity for the successful candidate to continue their learning from one of the best winemakers in the world.

Job Requirements
We seek a talented, team-focused winemaker, with deep experience in Pinot Noir to join us on our quest.
In-market brand building experience is a major plus, as is a deep interest in the vineyard and curiosity and passion for all things wine. International experience in a leading Pinot Noir region will be viewed favourably.

Competitive remuneration and relocation expenses, if applicable.

To apply (or for confidential enquiries) please send your CV along with your cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Terra Sancta
306 Felton Road, RD2 Bannockburn
Central Otago OTA 9384
New Zealand
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Terra Sancta means special place. With the first planted vines in Bannockburn, 50% of vines own rooted, and a wicked diversity of soils, from the limestone of Shingle Beach, to the clay of Slapjack Block, the essence of Terra Sancta is to make all of our practices Terra-specific, and reflect our special place in harmonious wines. Working with François Millet of Comte Georges de Vogüé across our 33 hectares in Bannockburn, Central Otago we are confident our farming and winemaking philosophy brings the very best of our place to each bottle.

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