We are grateful to work in such a beautiful, natural environment

Our team come from all over the world, take pride in their work and get a kick out of delivering a world class guest experience. In return, we offer above average pay rates, free staff meals and coffees, generous staff discounts on food and wine, sales bonuses and training & development. No split shifts and no super late nights!  And our Wine Development training programme (including support for WSET training) is available to all roles in the company, to ensure your success in the Central Otago Wine Industry.

If you would like to join our team, please check below for current vacancies. Kinross is an Accredited Employer and has approved Job Checks for several of the below roles

** No night shifts
** Business is fully staffed
** Positive, fun work environment

Our team values were written by the team and are a part of everything we do - looking after customers and each other, recruitment, leadership, performance management.  They guide us every day to do the right thing.  

Now Hiring.......

Please apply with CV and cover letter by clicking the link below, giving details of your qualifications and experience. Applicants MUST currently reside in NZ as a NZ citizen, resident or have a valid working visa. Please also give details of your visa type and expiry.  Own transport and accommodation is required, as is a clean police check. 

If you are keen, please email christine@kinross.nz or fill our our online Application Form here: 


Wine Advisor

Our Cellar Sales team are vibrant and passionate about sharing our local wine stories with visitors and guests.  We host wine tour groups as well as FIT’s, have a very successful wine club and also sell wine online.

You will suit this role if you have a passion for Central Otago wines, at least 2 years’ experience selling wines direct to clients and a minimum of WSET 2 or equivalent.  This is a full time, permanent role, working to a roster each week, including weekends.  Remuneration is hourly rate plus sales bonuses.

CDP or Higher

We are looking for a team player to join our busy, state of the art winery kitchen, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to visitors and in house guests.  We source local produce and take pride in the food we create and with over 500 5-star Tripadvisor reviews, you know our food and service are outstanding.
You will have at least 1 year's Chef de Partie experience in a similar role in a busy kitchen.  You will be:
Eager to learn and willing to develop your skills and knowledge
A hard worker, able to work under pressure
Passionate about kitchen service and culinary arts
Strict on hygiene standards
Focused on quality & customer satisfaction

Senior Front of House

Do you love wine, food and working with a great team?  If you do, then we would love you to join us!  We are looking for fun, enthusiastic food and beverage professionals for our Winery Bistro.  You need to have a can-do attitude, love people and have a minimum of 1 years front of house experience.   Full time, part time, casual and permanent roles available.  And our Wine Development training programme (including support for WSET training) ensures your success in the Central Otago Wine Industry.

This is the perfect next step for someone to move away from evenings and further their career into the fascinating world of wine