Oak Valley Assistant winemaker position

Wednesday, 14 July, 2021
Jacques du Plessis    

Oak Valley is situated in Elgin, some 70km east of Cape Town. We produce apples and pears, greenhouse cut-flowers and quality cool climate wines.

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and well-organized individual who is focused on producing ultra premium Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The cellar is located on farm with an annual crush of approximately 300 tons.


The successful candidate will;

  • Work closely with the Head Winemaker and follow instructions
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Be in the initial stages of their winemaking career
  • Have tertiary qualification in BSc Viticulture and Oenology OR B Agric Cellar Technology/Winemaking
  • Have worked at least 3 vintages
  • Have excellent administrative skills

The candidate must have their own vehicle. Accommodation options on farm to be determined in due course.

Please send a cover letter and CV to the Winemaker, Jacques du Plessis at  jacques@oak-valley.co.za by the closing date Friday, 30th July 2021.