Assistant Winemaker/Cellar Administration

Wednesday, 19 June, 2024

Opportunity for an Assistant Winemaker - to join a dynamic team and family-owned wine business.

The position involves assisting in winemaking operations, day to day cellar administration, presenting wines at functions, events and dinners/trade and all other duties related to the position.  

The successful candidate needs:

  • Sc Agric in Viticulture and Enology or Elsenburg B.Agric Cellar Technology
  • Founded vineyard and winemaking knowledge
  • Deep-rooted passion for winemaking
  • Approach to continuous improvement in competitiveness, quality, systems, hygiene and safety
  • Knowledge of SAWIS, FSSC, IPW, and Ethical systems
  • Knowledge of requirements for export labels, Digi-labels or similar;
    Detailed knowledge of SARS, SAWIS and Wine on Line;
    Good computer literacy (MS Office, specifically Excel);
    WIETA experience and forklift license will be beneficial;
    Fluent in spoken and written English.

Please send your CV to by 31 July 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.