Winemaker position available

Tuesday, 8 September, 2020

A boutique wine estate in Franschhoek is looking to employ someone to fill the position of winemaker. 
This is a diverse position where the successful candidate is expected to manage most activities happening on the estate on a daily basis, as well as oversee the winemaking front. 
The successful candidate should have clear knowledge of the complete winemaking process.

The position will entail, but is not limited to:
- All bottling and labelling is done on the estate by the winemaker and a small cellar team. It is therefore essential that the candidate can manage his/her own stock levels and requirements. 
- The winemaker is in charge of the farm workers and general vineyard maintenance. 
- General maintenance is done on the estate
- Overseeing of vineyard practices (Spraying, pruning, cover crop etc.) 
- Winery administration (SAWIS and IPW)   
- Cellar Tours and wine tastings on occasion, and for wine shows/ events. 
- An interest and knowledge of MCC is preferred, but is not essential.

This is a good position to build a lot of experience, and touch all aspects of the Estate's workings. 

Qualifications and Experience:
- Diploma or degree in winemaking
- 1-3 years experience in winemaking
- strong administration skills
- Attention to detail

Market related package, based on experience will be discussed. 
Deadline for submissions: Sunday 13 September 2020
If you have not heard from us within two weeks, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

If you are interested, or would like more information,
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