Featured Employer – Delegat

Who is Delegat?
At Delegat we are building a leading global Super Premium wine company. Established and majority owned by the Delegat family, our business has grown more than tenfold since 2003 through the increasing popularity of our Oyster Bay, and Barossa Valley Estate wines. To support our future growth plans, we have invested in state-of-the-art wineries and world class vineyards in the prime grape growing regions of New Zealand and Australia. We focus exclusively on making the world’s most sought-after Super Premium wines and brands.

Our high performance sales teams focus on building mutual business success with our distributor partners and customers around the world. Our Corporate Office is based in Auckland, New Zealand, and we have dedicated teams in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, Singapore, China and New Zealand.




Tell us about your flagship brands- e.g. the vision, branding, heritage etc…?
As a global company, we are carving out new categories and creating a new landscape for Super Premium wines though our award-winning wine brands Oyster Bay and Barossa Valley Estate.

Oyster Bay is the name behind one of the world’s most sought after Super Premium New Zealand wines. The very first vintage in 1990 went on to win Gold and the coveted Marquis de Goulaine Trophy for ‘Best Sauvignon Blanc’ at the London International Wine and Spirit Competition. Oyster Bay’s elegant and fragrant wines have captured the essence and purity of flavour of New Zealand’s maritime climate and alluvial soils – and the hearts of wine lovers the world over.

In over quarter of a century Barossa Valley Estate has established itself as a defining winery of one of the world’s most celebrated wine regions. From the very heart of the Barossa Valley, we make Super Premium red wines that capture the distinctive elegance, finesse and vibrant fruit flavours of this special place. These are created from vines planted in some of the oldest soils on earth, producing small berries and remarkable wines.


How would you describe the culture at Delegat?
To be part of Delegat is to be part of an energised and passionate team who strive for success. At Delegat we have an open, collaborative and professional culture built on mutual respect and effective dialogue. Working at Delegat is challenging, fun and both personally and professionally rewarding. Our company values of Aim High, Mastery and Wining Together are integral to who we are as a company as well as integral to our past, present and future success;



What training and development opportunities are provided to employees?
Our people are at the root of our success and across all business functions we have a strong global team of professionals who strive for high performance in all areas. We aim to attract, retain and develop talented people who share our commitment to extremely high standards and rigorous attention to detail.

To help support the growth of our people, we provide a range of support mechanisms including “Our Way”, our in-house training and development programme which captures the spirit of our business and help us to learn, support each other and to be the best at what we do. We don’t just learn from modules, we learn from each other.



What’s the best thing about working for Delegat?
Delegat is a strong business making a real impact on the world stage though category leading brands, world class vineyards, state-of-the-art wineries and a powerful sales force that we believe is second to none. Each team member has the opportunity to make an impact – to make a difference and be the difference. When you join Delegat you join one team, one company of driven, high-achieving and like-minded professionals working to achieve great things. Sometimes, it’s what we achieve together that really sets us apart.

To learn more about us, visit our website at www.delegat.com

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