Cultivating Careers from Vigneron to Sales & Marketing Excellence

Immerse yourself in the heartbeat of Herzog's estate, a sanctuary shaped by the visionaries Hans and Therese Herzog. Our dedicated team mirrors their fervor for wine, excellence, and quality. In the pulse of Therese and Hans' rapid rhythm, we strive to produce New Zealand's most revered handcrafted wines. To join our close-knit family, we seek individuals of exceptional qualifications, driven by a passion for excellence in their craft. If you're pursuing substantial income, corporate wineries abound in Marlborough. However, if your ambition extends beyond monetary gains to a more fulfilling life, Herzog beckons with a unique journey.

Sales and Marketing Representative

Permanent, full-time (Monday - Friday)

Exciting opportunity for a recent business graduate passionate about wine or a savvy sommelier with a business degree to join our prestigious wine estate.

We take pride in our ability to think outside the box and find creative solutions, leveraging our limited resources to make a significant impact in the world of fine wines.

Ignite the surge in our sales revenue through your proactive and strategic marketing initiatives. Command our social media, website, and webshop with finesse, artfully conveying our distinctive narrative to captivate a global customer base. Leverage your expertise in wine sales strategies to attract new business and elevate sales with existing customers, guaranteeing a prosperous future for our estate.

Create amazing wine experiences for our Wine Ambassadors, training and assisting them in tastings, leading tours, and extending a warm welcome to guests and wine professionals worldwide. Your dedication ensures a seamless and engaging interaction, further enhancing the reputation and success of our estate.

As a vital collaborator of Therese & Hans Herzog, you'll support diverse wine-related tasks and step in as our representative when needed, embodying our essence.

Ideal for a well-presented, charming professional with excellent wine knowledge and strong communication skills, comfortable in a small office setting. We seek a hands-on team player ready to immerse themselves in all facets of the business.

If you possess the required skills, a proactive attitude, a passion for fine wines, and a fun personality, please send your complete CV to Therese Herzog at

Applicants need to be a New Zealand resident or hold a current New Zealand work visa.




Title: Viticulturist / Winemaker - Assistant to Hans Herzog

Contract: Permanent, or seasonal from October to end of April, full-time Monday to Friday.

Join our small, dedicated team at Hans Herzog Estate as a hands-on Vigneron and embark on an exciting journey in the world of artisan wine growing. We are seeking an individual with excellent experience in tractor driving, who is eager to play a hands-on role in creating some of New Zealand’s finest wines.

You will handle all day-to-day operations in our single estate vineyard with the opportunity to contribute to the winemaking process in our fully equipped winery, with its own bottling and labelling equipment.

Key tasks include:

  • Conducting tractor operations such as cultivating, under-vine weeding, mulching, moving, spraying, canopy trimming and leaf plucking.
  • Managing canopy, including hand-pruning, vine training, and netting the vineyard.
  • Assisting with all harvest activities in the vineyard and winery.
  • Contributing to all aspects of the winemaking process.

Our ideal candidate is someone who takes pride in their work, has good physical strength and endurance, and enjoys working outdoors. Strong machinery operation skills and the ability to work independently are crucial. A positive "can do" attitude is essential to thrive in our team.

At Hans Herzog Estate, our focus is on creating exceptional, artisanal wines rather than financial gain. If you share our passion for winegrowing and want to be part of a team that embodies that spirit, we invite you to get in touch.

Applicants must be New Zealand residents or eligible for a work visa. To apply, please email your application including references to Therese Herzog at

Discover the journey of crafting some of New Zealand's finest wines, from the vineyard to bottle.



Wine Tourism Ambassador

Full-time, from October to the end of April. Monday to Friday (occasional weekend work may be needed).

Exciting opportunity for a Sommelier, recent business graduate or hospitality professional to join one of New Zealand's most prestigious wine estates.

Key tasks include:

Cellar Door Shop & Wine Experiences

  • Managing our Cellar Door Shop
  • Hosting exclusive private wine experiences
  • Handing point-of-sale system
  • Preparing small platters and managing food supplies


  • Taking responsibility for all wine tourism-related tasks
  • Managing bookings through various channels (website, travel agents etc)
  • Building relationships with the tourism industry
  • Digital marketing and social media management to engage customers and maintain excellent customer relations


  • Marketing and promoting for our wine staycations
  • Managing cottage bookings
  • Providing warm and attentive guest service from check-in to check-out
  • Organising and managing housekeeping for maintenance and cleaning.

Wine sales & marketing

  • Assisting in sales & marketing activities

This role suits a well-presented, charming professional with exceptional hosting skills, who feels comfortable in a small office environment. We are all hands-on and looking for a team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get involved in all aspects of the business. If this opportunity aligns with your skills and interests, we would love to hear from you.

To apply please send your completed application form and your supporting documents to Therese Herzog at

We are excited to learn more about you and your qualifications.

Applicants need to be a New Zealand resident or hold a current New Zealand work visa.