Sheridan Contracting
Machine Operations Services and advice:

Your first point of contact when it comes to delivering
a great fleet of vineyard machinery and operators


right Machine for the requirements

We have full, well maintained fleet and equipment to handle all specialised vineyard practices through the vine growth cycle suited to a range of sites.


Experienced Vineyard Operators

Experienced machine operators who care about the work and the results they deliver.


Communication and solutions

We listen to the vineyard operators concerns and needs to deliver practical and innovative solutions.


Vineyard Machine Operations:

  • Spraying; ‘Grow Safe’ certified and ‘ Approved Handler’ trained operators

  • Vine stripping - Klima

  • Skilled and experienced machine operators, supervised

  • Mowing; mulching, sweeping, under vine discharge

  • Range of tractors mowers to suit vineyard situations

  • Collard Leaf plucking

  • ‘Trash blowing’/machine shaking clearing bunches of potential disease threat

  • Machine planting

  • Trimming

  • Ground preparation for grass seed planting/ sward application

  • Cane raking and mulching

  • Ripping

  • Cultivation

  • Barrel Pruning

  • Viticultural and advice and consultation

  • We can guide you through SWNZ requirements and audits
  • Machine harvesting – state of art machinery- Select process

Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand

Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand framework fully implemented to protect the environment, while efficiently and economically producing premium wine grapes. 

O, H & S

  • Policies developed and full implemented
  • Individual site plans developed identifying hazards and mitigating strategies developed.
  • Safe work behaviour practices adopted and standard operating procedures (SOP) written for all tasks.