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Rathfinny Wine Estate, Will Mower, Vineyard Worker

I met vineyard worker & Plumpton Wine student Will on a visit to Rathfinny Wine Estate late in 2017. Vineyard worker is a job description which encompasses a myriad of skills from planting, pruning, pest control and much more - there's never a dull moment for Will is dedicated to working throughout the year, in the varied conditions we call English Weather, alongside his ongoing studies at Plumpton College!

It's now time to begin pruning and planting the next phase of 60,000 vines against the backdrop of South Downs with spectacular views of the Cuckmere Valley. I can think of worse places to work . . .


About the business Q          Why did you join this company? WM      I joined Rathfinny shortly after starting the Wine Production Foundation course at Plumpton College. To complement my studies, I wanted to work at a wine estate that offered progression, opportunity and was promoting not only their wine but also the South East as a quality wine producing region. 
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