Assistant Winemaker

Friday, 24 June, 2022

Our client, Bellevue Wine Estate, situated on the Bottelary road in Stellenbosch, is looking to appoint an Assistant Winemaker to join their cellar team. Bellevue Wine Estate is an iconic wine estate that offers an exciting palette of experiences that includes tasting award winning wines, casual dining, kids play areas and a private venue.

The Assistant Winemaker will report to the Winemaker and will be responsible for (but not limited to): *winemaking process as part of the winemaking team *blending and stabilisation of wine *coordination of harvest activities *quality control *inventory management *cellar staff management *cellar hygiene *liaison on wine sales, wine tastings and promotions *wine/cellar administration, invoicing and record keeping *all other functions related to the position.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• BSc Agric Viticulture and Oenology, Elsenburg Qualification or similar, with the main interest in Oenology;
• Approximately 3-5 years' winemaking experience;
• Knowledge of different quality control systems (IPW, HACCP, ISO9001);
• Excellent computer proficiency;
• Reliable own transport with valid driver’s license;
• Willingness to work overtime when required, especially during harvest season;
• Experience, with running cooling plants, grape presses etc. will be advantageous.

Commencement date: As soon as possible.

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 7 July 2022.

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

Please note that only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If no feedback is received within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.