Assistant Winemaker

Wednesday, 1 September, 2021
Bridgette Kannemeyer     0218749038

A Wine farm in the Franschhoek area seeks to employ an Assistant Winemaker. We are looking for an honest, hardworking, enthusiastic and reliable candidate to be appointed in the above mentioned position.


  • 2-3 years’ experience in an Assistant Winemaker role
  • BSC Degree, Elsenburg Diploma or relevant Wine Making Qualification
  • Working knowledge of SAWIS-bookkeeping
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Computer literate – Microsoft office
  • Good planning , organisational and administrative skills
  • Sound leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Own transport


  • Assistant role in winemaking
  • Oversee and ensure all cellar activities are being done thoroughly and efficiently
  • Personnel Management
  • Harvest monitoring of ferments and additions
  • Vineyard sampling and liaising with the vineyard team
  • Ensuring winery related health and safety protocols are complied with
  • SAWIS record keeping
  • Wine MS record keeping
  • IPW record keeping and scorecard completion
  • Ordering and managing stock levels on consumables for the winery
  • Responsible for Quality Control measures
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to

Remuneration: Market related

Start date: 01 November 2021

Please send Curriculum Vitaes to before 17 September 2021

(Should you not be contacted within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful)