Kaihanga Waina

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Winemakers make wine from grapes and other fruit.


Cellar hands and assistant winemakers usually earn

$39K to $70K per year

Winemakers usually earn

$115K-$175K per year

Source: New Zealand Wine, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a winemaker are average for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
Stuart Marfell outdoors turning the handle on a large tank of wine

Winemakers process and blend grapes to make wine

Last updated 15 December 2017