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)

Join Our Artisan Winery as a Sales & Marketing Executive

Are you passionate about wine and eager to make a mark in the wine industry? Our small, highly regarded family-owned winery in Marlborough is looking for a dedicated Sales & Marketing Executive to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Identify new markets and sales opportunities
  • Build and maintain relationships with key customers, distributors, and influencers
  • Attend trade shows, industry events, and wine tastings to promote our wines
  • Ensure exceptional customer service 


  • Help create and execute a marketing strategy to increase brand awareness
  • Develop marketing materials and promotions to support sales efforts
  • Manage our website and online wine sales
  • Manage social media accounts and create engaging content
  • Develop and execute events and promotions to drive traffic and sales
  • Improve and manage our customer database


  • Participate in winery tours and tastings
  • Represent Herzog’s at trade events and public appearances
  • Support our small team with general office tasks


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field
  • Proven sales and business development experience, ideally within the wine industry
  • Passion for wine and excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite, CRM systems, and various online platforms

 Salary and Benefits

We offer a salary and commission package based on experience and performance. Working within a small team and directly with the hands-on vigneron owners, you'll have significant opportunities to exercise creativity and influence the direction of our family business. 

To Apply

If you meet the qualifications and are excited about joining our team, please complete our application form at and email your cover letter and resume to The ideal start date for this long-term role is mid-September 2024.

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.