Assistant Winemaker

Friday, 20 August, 2021

Tokara Wine Estate, situated on the crest of the Helshoogte Pass just outside Stellenbosch, has the above opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills (Afrikaans & English), and the ability to work within a team environment.

Under the guidance of the Winemaker, the successful candidate will assist in all aspects of: *coordinating harvesting activities *the winemaking process *blending and stabilisation of wines *managing quality control systems *health and safety management *stock control and procurement *SAWIS/IPW recordkeeping and administration *personnel management *overseeing bottling runs *cellar administration *all other tasks associated with the position.

Essential qualifications, skills, and experience:
• A relevant tertiary qualification in Viticulture & Oenology;
• Approximately 2-3 years’ winemaking experience and knowledge of SAWIS administration are requirements;
• International winemaking experience will be to the candidate’s advantage;
• Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office);
• Valid driver’s license.

In exchange, Tokara offers a competitive compensation package.

Commencement date of duties: As soon as possible

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 2 September 2021.

For general enquiries, contact our team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

In line with the client’s Employment Equity policy and requirements, preference will be given to suitably qualified persons from designated groups.

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.