Assistant Winemaker

Thursday, 5 September, 2019
Ilze van Niekerk    

Origin Wines, located in Stellenbosch, currently has the following position available: 

Assistant Winemaker 

The ideal candidate is a diligent, detail-oriented person with strong interpersonal and leadership skills. 

Essentials skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Senior certificate;
  • Diploma / Degree in Viticulture and Oenology;
  • Driver’s license and own reliable transport;
  • Excellent computer proficiency;
  • Knowledge of wine, the blending process and record keeping;
  • Relevant experience will count in the applicant’s favour. 

The Assistant Winemaker will be responsible for (but not limited to): * managing of transport schedule and tank allocations to wine offload * managing the intake samples of each blend on a daily basis * wine scan analysis on all intake samples * training of cellar staff with Production Manager * ordering of wine chemicals as per procedure * daily chemical stock take and orders when required by completing PO’s *ensure general cellar hygiene is maintained * all administrative functions related to the position. 

In exchange for your contribution, Origin Wines offers competitive remuneration. 

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 18 September 2019.

Commencement of duties: 1 November 2019

If you do not receive a response within 2 weeks of the closing date for applications, you can assume that your application was unsuccessful.