WineWorks began in 1995 to provide key bottling infrastructure for wineries. In the following 20 years we’ve grown with our winery customers, to ensure we have capacity for our customers in the New Zealand wine industry.

We’ve made (and continue to make) big investments in world-class technology, machinery and facilities, and of course our people.

Bottling, labelling, storage and distribution are highly specialised processes. WineWorks are industry experts. We have the expertise, experience and , coupled with our enthusiastic application of what we’ve learnt through Lean Manufacturing, make it easy for you. In this video, (Why WineWorks exists, which you can also click over to the right on the sidebar), our Managing Director, Tim Nowell-Usticke explains what we do for you.

For our customers, we see ourselves as the ‘gearbox’ of your business – we look after the ‘industrial’ side of bottling wine, and then store and despatch it. This enables you to do what you do best – grow and market great New Zealand wines.

Brian Ransley

Brian joined Wineworks in February 2011 as a Filler Operator.

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Bale Turagabeci

Bale joined Wineworks as a Depal Operator

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Tim Nowell-Usticke

I wanted to manufacture a product that had its roots in the soil

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Jason Osgood

Jason joined WineWorks from Amcor in March 2007 as Production Night Shift Filler Operator

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Leonie Graham (Nee Hodge)

Leonie has been with us since the start and is therefore well and truly considered an expert on all things double W.

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Rangi McLeod

Back in 2000, Rangi met Tim, our founder of WineWorks, who explained his vision on how the wine industry would grow and Rangi wanted to be part of the growth. 

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Tracey Johnson

As a youngster I was horse mad and all I wanted to do was ride my ponies.

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Wineworks is one of the best run facilities we have audited this year, in fact, probably ever.

A UK Based Auditor, for one of the large retailers

We moved our warehousing elsewhere, but were back within a month.

Lisa Daysh, proprietor, Bridge Pa Vineyards