Winemaker - Stellenbosch

Wednesday, 15 September, 2021
Anél Crous     0218645180
Stellenbosch  

If you are a passionate, dynamic, hands-on, detail oriented and confident Winemaker who communicates well, our client might present you with the opportunity to join their team.

Responsibilities include:

  • The entire winemaking process, harvest planning, fermentation, blending and stabilisation of wine and bottling
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant quality standards, accreditations/certifications (IPW, SAWIS)
  • Ethical audits (WIETA)
  • Inventory management of bulk wine
  • Cellar administration
  • Budgeting and costing
  • Entries to competitions
  • Health & safety requirements
  • Marketing & Sales initiatives
  • Liaison with sales agents, clients and suppliers
  • Vineyard consulting to producing farms
  • All other functions related to the position. 

The ideal candidate has:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (preferably a BscAgric Viticulture & Oenology / BAgric) 
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in the responsibilities listed
  • Experience with premium bottled wines will be an advantage
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office, EzyWine)
  • Fluent in both Afrikaans and English
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport.
     

Send your CV with salary expectation to Anél Crous at anelv@fhbc.co.za by 30 September 2021. 

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