We want to recruit a cellar hand or trainee winemaker to join our team in Cornwall working in both the winery and vineyards. Based at the Knighor winery near the Eden project with two vineyards on the South Cornish coast they will support our winemaker. Duties will be varied from normal cellar hand covering vintage,bottling,labelling,work in shop preparing orders,shipping,as well as maintenance and seasonal vineyard tasks, though to involvement as part of the team in marketing,conducting tours and tastings and product development.
Hours can be varied and include nights in vintage and weekend work.
Knightor is an expanding producer of still and sparkling wines that is innovative and expanding into fortified wines and spirits. We work with talented consultant international winemakers so there is a lot of opportunity to learn.With new products like a low alcohol, sweet wine that won the Critics Choice trophy this year at the Sommelier Awards and others to be launched.
The successful applicant will be a motivated and hard working team player with practical knowledge of viticulture and oenology and a love of wine. Capable of learning and doing the wide range of work that is needed in a ground to glass
winery operation, from meticulous record keeping to tough physical work.
Licenses for driving and using machinery are a plus as would experience of communicating with the public
Pay will be according to experience. We want to have filled the position for this vintage if possible though we will wait for the right person if they are already committed elsewhere.
www.knightor.com for more information.
Interested parties should email Adrian or David at winemaker@knightor in the first instance or call Adrian on 07815 196199