Viticulture Assistant

Thursday, 6 June, 2024
anonymous    
Stellenbosch  

Job Title: Viticulture Assistant

Location: Western Cape, South Africa

About Us:

We are a small, boutique wine producer in the Western Cape where quality and attention to detail are of the utmost importance. We work across 13 different vineyard plots in the Western Cape, managing a few rows in each plot. All work is meticulously done by hand

Practical Experience:

We seek a full-time Viticulture Assistant to support our Viticulturist and team in executing general vineyard management tasks.

The role requires some knowledge in general viticultural practices, vine health, and sustainable agriculture.

Knowledge of proactive and preventative strategy in vine diseases, pest control and weed control and the different chemicals available to follow a controlled strategy.

Evaluate irrigation schedule to ensure vine balance and exceptional wine quality.

Identifying and evaluating new vineyards for inclusion into our portfolio.

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in Viticulture or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of vineyard management experience.
  • Valid SA driver’s license.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Google Drive.
  • Strong communication, planning, and organizational skills.

What We Offer:

  • A dynamic and young team with flat hierarchies and open communication.
  • An independent working environment.
  • Opportunities to perform high-end viticulture to produce an ultra-premium product.

The Assistant Viticulturist reports directly to the Viticulturist.

Application:

Please include a full CV, a letter of intent, and your expected salary.

Applications close 30 June 2024. If you have not received a response from us with in 2 weeks after closing, your applications was unsuccessful.

Job acceptance: 1 September 2024