Vintage Winemaker (U.K.)

Defined Wine Ltd is an exciting new contract winemaking business, based at Highland Court Farm, near Canterbury, Kent, England.

Offering full production and packaging services for both sparkling and still wines and with a processing capacity of up to 120 tonnes, the winery is well equipped for premium, boutique winemaking.

This is a unique opportunity for a hands-on winemaker to be involved in the emerging English wine industry, with a wide range of diverse clients. Working with the support of a consulting winemaker, the successful applicant will oversee day-to-day winery operations and manage and lead the winery team for the inaugural, 2019 vintage.

This role is ideal for an organised, practical, and proficient operator, seeking valuable industry experience and the opportunity for greater responsibility.

This is a three-month, vintage position, commencing in late August or early September 2019. The option to stay on permanently, may be available to the right candidate. Accommodation is available.

Eligibility to work in the UK is essential.

A competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and qualifications is on offer.

To apply…

Please send a C.V. and letter of application to

Position Description can be downloaded here

Deadline for applications: Monday, 5th August 2019