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Chefs required (Wed/16/03/2016 @ 14:36:41)


We are opening our kitchen up to a new second chef. You will need strong baking skills as well as general food preparation skills. A good eye for detail essential and able to work closely in our small kitchen team with high pressure. It will be a very hands on role and as well as creating food and menu specials. Good sociable hours, no split shifts. If this sounds like you please contact James on 01484 691861 or email 

Junior Chef also wanted, recent college leaver who would like to work with great talented chefs and be part of an amazing team to develop skills and bring your own new ideas.please contact James on 01484 691861 or email 

Front Of House Staff Wanted (Wed/11/02/2015 @ 14:53:58)

Front of House Vacancy

Holmfirth Vineyard isn't your ordinary restaurant we look after VIP guests at corporate events, run afternoon teas wine pairing dinners and wine tasting events. You must have a hotel /corporate /restaurant background be flexible, enthusiastic and be up for a challenge. Have a good knowledge of wines not necessarily English as full training will be given but an exemplary customer interface and a can do attitude. This is an exciting position for the right candidate.

We require an inspiring and dynamic Front of house person for 'The Tasting Lounge' restaurant. We use only locally sourced good quality produce and have a fantastic reputation for outstanding food. You will need to be dedicated and passionate about food and good customer service.

Taking customer orders  Serving food Taking drinks order and serving (if over 18) Learning about food and wine pairing Answering customer queries on email and face to face Cleaning all areas of the environment to high levels of hygiene Plus any other duties to carry out your role.

A great opportunity for someone who is enthused by great customers, an amazing place to work and a strong team work ethic. Please apply in the first instance by emailing your CV to great rates of pay.

Chamber Maid Vacancy (Wed/11/02/2015 @ 14:54:54)

Chamber Maid Vacancy

Holmfirth Vineyard require additional chambermaids for our busy self catering apartments, hours are 10am until 3pm 7 days a week but we are flexible and the hours will be on a rota system to suit. Duties include changing bed linen, general cleaning duties and polishing the apartments to an exceptionally high standard and some liaising with customers.

A great opportunity for someone who is enthused by great customers, an amazing place to work and a strong team work ethic. Please apply in the first instance by emailing your CV to great rates of pay.

NEW Chef Job Position Vacancy (Wed/26/03/2014 @ 19:06:13)

NEW Job Position Vacancy Chef
Chef required to assist in our small and dynamic kitchen. Primary Role: Full Time. Would suit a strong CDP, we are looking for well-rounded chef with ideas to help develop the fresh food we offer at Holmfirth Vineyard and integrate within a small but dynamic kitchen team. It will be a very hands on role and as well as creating food and menu specials. Good sociable hours, no split shifts
Call Ashley on 01484 691 861 or forward CV to for the attention of Ashley.

Summer Jobs (Tue/11/06/2013 @ 11:28:46)

Extra front of house staff required for summer vactation 2014 period, please send CV to or call 01484 691 861 with your details.

JOB- Vineyard tour guide and wine tasting events co-ordinator at Holmfirth Vineyard (Mon/11/03/2013 @ 13:14:07)

 Part time position

The Award winning Holmfirth Vineyard are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual with a passion for wine, who is looking for an opportunity for growth. You must enjoy interacting and hosting customers, be highly organised with a keen eye for detail, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and a good nose and palette for wine.
The successful candidate will have high levels of personal and presentational skills and will join our small and friendly team and, under the guidance of the General Manager, supervise the operations of The Tasting Lounge winery. The job will be very varied and will ultimately include hosting and organising wine tastings and vineyard tours, wine making, vineyard management, wine sales, wine tasting, planning of the weekly wine list, writing wine descriptions, stock control, administration and planning and executing promotional activities.
You must

Grape Picking 2012 (Thu/10/01/2013 @ 11:31:07)

2012 will go down as strange year for many English Vineyards, but at Holmfirth Vineyard we still achieved a successful quality pick, even if the volume was a little down on what we would have hoped for. The picking was tackled by a number of vineyard full time staff not just from the winery but also the visitor centre, with the added bonus this year we were also given an extra boost by Tony Haigh from Holmfirth Rotary Club who volunteered his precious spare time to help, thank you Tony.

Holmfirth Rotary Club
Tony Haigh, Holmfirth Rotary Club, left. Matt Wilson Winery and wine maker right.

NEW Job Position Vacancy CHEF start During April 2012 (Tue/13/03/2012 @ 10:18:32)

NEW Job Position Vacancy start During April 2012- Head Chef
Head Chef required to run our small and dynamic kitchen.  Primary Role: Full Time. We are looking for well-rounded chef with ideas to help grow the food we offer at Holmfirth Vineyard and oversee a small kitchen team. It will be a very hands on role and as well as creating food and menu

New Vacancy Junior Chef (Tue/13/03/2012 @ 10:25:01)

After the success of our last junior chef who has now moved up a level in our kitchen we are looking for a new junior chef.
Role: We are looking for an Junior Chef to work full time.
We require a well rounded member of staff to help in our busy kitchen. As with all positions at Holmfirth Vineyard you will be required to help in all areas of the running of the kitchen area, a keen eye for detail is essential and good down to earth communication skills are vital.  A friendly out going personality and catering qualifications would be advantageous, enthusiasm is essential.

For more information please call 01484 691 861or 07502 214756 or email CV to

Now Open 7 days a week. (Wed/01/02/2012 @ 14:46:20)

Building on the fantastic success of 2011 with the expansion of vineyard tours and the opening of our new visitors centre, shop and restaurant, we are pleased to announce that we will now be open 7 days a week from the 1st  February 2012 for vineyard tours, wine sales and food in the restaurant.

Job Vacancy, Front of House (Thu/02/06/2011 @ 12:16:20)

Position Filled. New positions for 2012 online in the future.

We are currently recruiting AGAIN.

One Position


Role: We are looking for an experienced Front of House, waitress/waiter, general restaurant assistant/manager. We are looking for a well rounded member of staff to help run the new Tasting Lounge bar/restaurant area. As with all positions at Holmfirth Vineyard you will be required to help in all areas of the running of the restaurant, a keen eye for detail is essential and good down to earth communication skills are vital. Waiting, bar/coffee house experience of 1 year minimum required. A friendly out going personality and catering qualifications would be advantageous.

For more information please call 01484 691 861 or email CV to

If you previously sent your CV to us but did not have an interview please feel free to contact us again.

Twitter- Follow Holmfirth Vineyard (Fri/15/07/2011 @ 10:51:09)

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New Restaurant Opens Friday 27th May 2011 (Tue/24/05/2011 @ 14:51:04)

New for 2011 Holmfirth Vineyard Restaurant Visitor Centre Opens Friday 27th May.

The Tasting Lounge is a brand new purpose built restaurant ideal for Brunch, Lunch, Wine tasting or even a great cup of local Holmfirth Tea and Grumpy Mule coffee.

The restaurant has stunning views over the vineyard and into the distance of the peak district national park. The indoor area is complemented with a large glazed viewing area as well as a large out door terraced area. The Tasting Lounge is open everyday to all for food, and refreshments and our very own Holmfirth Wine.


Book by phone or simply pop in for availability, or why not combine your day with a vineyard tour and wine tasting everyday at 11am followed by Lunch at 12.30-1 in the Tasting lounge. Vineyard, Winery and Tasting

Woody Has 7 Pups 21st May! (Tue/24/05/2011 @ 14:55:23)

Woody the, Holmfirth Vineyards Black Labrador Gun Dog, has again become a father of 7 Pups, 6 Black and 1 Golden with

Jobs Vacancies (Fri/08/04/2011 @ 09:14:56)

We are currently recruiting.

Two positions filled sorry, but new positions soon.


Primary Role: CHEF Full Time. We are looking for well rounded chef with ideas to help grow the food we offer at Holmfirth Vineyard. It will be a very hands on role and as well as creating food and menu

New Visitor Centre to Open End April 2011 (Fri/11/02/2011 @ 11:02:07)

Holmfirth Vineyards brand new visitor centre is due for completion at the end of April 2011. Building work is currently in progress and moving along at a very fast pace to create a new visitor experience at the vineyard. Vineyard tours will have the benefit of a state of the art tasting lounge, and general visitors will also have access to the new shop, bar and food area. The building designed by Malcolm and his team at JJ Bolchover in Honely West Yorkshire, who have come up with an innovative design which fits in with the existing landscape and creates a breath taking viewing platform so visitors can enjoy the fantastic views over the vineyard and into the Peak District National Park all year round.
visitor centre vineyard tours

Holmfirth vineyard accomodation, work starts (Fri/11/02/2011 @ 11:20:32)

The brand new Eco Lodge apartments have started to be built within the vineyard for guest to come and stay and enjoy extra wine tasting and vineyard events. The top quality apartments range from 1 to 3 double bedroom self catering underground eco lodges. Set within the existing disused quarry the apartments are set underground and completely carbon neutral, being built to code 6 building regulations. Wind turbines, PV Panels, solar panels, Bio fuel fires and air source heat pumps heat and power the building all year round. The apartments will be finished and ready for guests June 2012. Online booking and tariffs will be available shortly.

eco lodge

We Win Our First Major Wine Awards! (Mon/23/08/2010 @ 11:25:32)

On Sunday 22nd August, Holmfirth Vineyard was awarded 2 fantastic wine awards from the Mercian Vineyards Association annual wine tasting competition for our White and Rose wines. Over 160 wines were entered, our Rose Holme View 2009 English wine received the award of Highly Commended, and our 2009 White wine HD9 went one better and received a Bronze medal. A gasp rung out around the room when the result was announced. The competition judges were very strict this year and we noticed wines that had been put in to the same competition last year performed lower this year with the judges harder marking.

NEW PLANS PASSED! (Fri/13/08/2010 @ 13:51:19)

On Thursday 12th August 2010 Kirklees council passed plans for the new wine tasting centre and 7 self catering apartments for Holmfirth Vineyard. The new Visitors centre will open in April 2011 with the new holiday apartments being ready for guests in June/July 2011. The Designs, by JJ Bolchover of Honley, incorporate a eco building which is underground and completely carbon zero.


Further information to follow shortly

TV Channel 5 Was it worth it? Today 12.45 (Fri/13/08/2010 @ 10:33:37)

The latest Channel 5 TV Program showing an update from the original 2008 program to March 2010. 12.45 Channel 5

Free Wine For English Wine Week (Mon/17/05/2010 @ 17:54:00)

For English Wine week 2010, Holmfirth Vineyard is offering tour customers a special guest wine on top of its normal wines when a vineyard tour is taken between 29th May and 6th of June. We hope to bring other fabulous wines from around the country to give customers a further insight into other UK wines and vineyards. Tours are still the great price of

2010 First Tour Dates Announced (Thu/12/11/2009 @ 14:23:04)

Holmfirth Vineyard will be re-opening for the 2010 season on the Easter Weekend April 2nd 2010. Please go to for more infomation.

Read the latest Holmfirth Vineyard Reviews on their Wine Tasting and Tours (Fri/02/10/2009 @ 14:50:14)

BBC Radio Leeds interview the wine tasting groups on aire 20th sept 7-9am (Tue/29/09/2009 @ 14:17:03)

On Wednesday 30th September 2009 7-9am BBC Radio Leeds will be interviewing a group of wine tasters from Holmfirth Vineyard. Listen online or tune to DAB or 92.4/95.3FM

Adopt a Viine Launches (Mon/10/08/2009 @ 14:37:30)

Holmfirth Vineyard launches it's own adopt a vine package...check out the four different packages available.
The most amazing gift for any wine lovers, adopt a vine in Holmfirth Vineyard. You don

BUILD A NEW LIFE GETS GREAT RATINGS (Wed/17/06/2009 @ 13:55:36)

Channel 5
The 'Build a New Life' programme got 1.3 million viewers on Monday night which exceeded C5's expectations, thank you to everyone who watched, the revisited programme is due to start filming in spring 2010.
If you missed it follow then click here to link to Channel 5 on demand Build a new life in the country

BBC RADIO LEEDS MONDAY 15th June (Sat/13/06/2009 @ 09:14:04)

On Monday 15th June from 8.20 am onwards BBC radio Leeds will be interviewing Live from Holmfirth Vineyard. Listen online or tune to DAB or 92.4/95.3FM

YORKSHIRE POST feature Vineyard (Fri/12/06/2009 @ 16:36:21)

On Wednesday 10th June Yorkshire post published a very well written feature about Holmfirth Vineyard by brilliant writer Catherine Scott
Yorkshire Post JUNE 10th 2009
Yorkshire post Holmfirth Vineyard Page 1 yorkshire post page 2 uk vineyard

Channel 5 TV Programme Date 15/06/09 (Mon/01/06/2009 @ 13:52:20)

Build a New Life in the Country series starts again on 15th June @ 9pm on Channel 5, with Holmfirth Vineyard as the first in its popular series.
Follow Bec & Ian's progress over the last 12 months restoring their Grade II listed farmhouse and planting 7000 vines by hand to create Holmfirth Vineyard.
Missed the show then click on the link to 5 on Demand

Woody & Ruby Have 9 Puppy's (Fri/01/05/2009 @ 10:17:37)

Ruby with first 9 pups 4 hours old

12 Months TV Filming Completed! (Thu/02/04/2009 @ 10:10:41)

Over the past 12 Months Ian and Rebecca have been followed building the Vineyard by a camera crew. Later this year the program will by aired on prime time UK television, more news to follow in the future.
channel 5 filming finishes spring 2009

Holmfirth Vineyard on BBC Radio Leeds (Tue/10/03/2009 @ 13:12:41)

On the 10th March 2009 Ian and Becky, the owners of Holmfirth Vineyard were invited by Graham Livers and his BBC Radio team for an interview to discuss the new business venture of Holmfirth Vineyard.


As well as Graham interviewing, Jimmy Osmond made a surprise visit to the studio and added his own questions to the interview, which were found to be most entertaining.


The whole vineyard interview with Graham Livers and Jimmy Osmond as host will follow soon on the Holmfirth Vineyard website.


Both Ian and Becky would like to thank the whole team at BBC Radio Leeds for the kind invitation and hospitality.
Graham Livers meets Ian and Becky for the first time
Graham Livers BBC Radio Leeds, Ian and Becky
Jimmy Osmond Meets Becky and Ian for a quick studio chat, BBC Radio Leeds.
Jimmy Osmond meets Ian and Becky for a studio chat

Holme Valley Echo 30th May 2008 (Tue/10/03/2009 @ 14:21:28)

Holme Valley Echo Click to enlarge
Our First newspaper interview.

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