Temporary Wine Making Manager

Saturday, 3 July, 2021
Gerhard Swart    

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.

As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley and many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

Temporary Winemaking Manager

Competitive salary dependent on experience plus excellent benefits and staff wine allowance.

About the role

We have a Temporary opportunity for a winemaker to join our WineTeam at our winery based in Somerset West, in the heart of the beautiful Stellenbosch wine region.  

About the role – Key Accountabilities

Preparing blends and managing the entire process of getting wines ready for bottling and/or bulk loading.

Manage the cost of each blend.

Work to a forecast/production plan to ensure wines are prepared and loaded on time for bottling or bulk export

Responsible for maintain wine traceability procedure, making sure best winemaking practices are followed at all time.

About you

You will be the perfect candidate if you are passionate about wine, have a lot of attention to detail and work well in a team.

Ideally you will have a winemaking qualification from either the University of Stellenbosch or Elsenburg College and have at least 3-5 years experience in preparing wine for bottling or bulk export. It would be of benefit if you have good people skills and can communicate effectively over email and possess good computer skills including programs like Excell.

About the offer

Accolade Wines will provide you with:

-The opportunity to work in an international company

-Fantastic team of professionals!

-Fixed term contract for 6-9 months

Should you deem yourself as a suitable candidate please respond to this advertisement by contacting Head Winemaker Gerhard Swart at Accolade Wines South Africa by email at gerhard.swart@accoladewines.com

Please include a copy of your CV and personal profile.