General Manager - Wines

Friday, 17 November, 2023

A well-established winery based in Franschhoek is looking for a general manager to oversee all aspects of daily operations, ensuring that guests receive a world-class memorable experience.

The GM will serve as a brand ambassador, providing leadership and strategic direction to staff, and fostering a collaborative and harmonious workplace. This role is centered around guest and staff with an additional sales element and mandate to maximize profitability.
If you are creative and driven with strong decision-making & leadership skills, and a can-do attitude this position might be for you.


Oversee all operational functions including:

  • F&B including restaurant
  • Accommodation
  • Conference venue
  • Wine production
  • Finance
  • Stock
  • Administrative processes
  • Staff 


  • Wine Industry background with an understanding of local and international market 
  • Hospitality experience would be beneficial
  • Excellent organizational and people skills
  • Exceptional motivator – ability to inspire and motivate teams
  • Adaptability – anticipate and adapt to various circumstances and conditions
  • Disciplined and detail orientated – manage multiple tasks, prioritizing workload effectively
  • Charismatic and professional
  • Proactive problem-solver
  • Strong business acumen
  • Honesty and transparency
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong collaborative abilities
  • Creative thinking skills