Wine Maker - market related

Thursday, 4 November, 2021
Amber Baron     0218553218

If you are a meticulous, organised, passionate, dynamic, hands-on Winemaker who communicates well, you might be the right candidate for our vacancy. 

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.