We’re Hiring…

Cellar Hand

Furleigh Estate is a family run vineyard and winery in Dorset.  We have been producing world class wines for more than 15 years.

An opportunity has arisen for a cellar hand, to assist with the production of our sparkling and still wines.  This is a permanent full time position beginning with a 6-month probationary period.


  • Assist with all winery tasks: harvest, preparation of base wines, blending, bottling, general organisation and cleaning.
  • Riddling, disgorgement and labelling of wine.
  • Maintenance of winery equipment including presses, pumps, disgorging machine and labelling line.
  • Diligent record keeping.
  • Basic laboratory analyses on juice and wine.
  • Assist with vineyard tasks at peak times.
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations.


  • Passionate about winemaking.
  • Flexible and willing to turn hand to a wide range of jobs.
  • Comfortable with physical work.
  • Organised and efficient with attention to detail.
  • Team player.


  • Able to demonstrate a passion for the wine industry/ products.
  • Full clean driving licence.

It would also be helpful, but not essential, if the candidate had experience of:

  • Working in a winery or vineyard.
  • Forklift licence.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to ian@furleighestate.co.uk with “Cellar Hand” as the subject title.  Successful candidates will be contacted regarding a mutually convenient date for interview.  No agencies please.

All applications to be received by 7th December 2020.

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