Winemaker (Cap Classique)

Thursday, 16 November, 2023

Le Lude Estate, situated in the picturesque Franschhoek, has an exciting opportunity available for an innovative and passionate Winemaker, to take full responsibility of their Cap Classique range.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to): *winemaking (Cap Classique) *managing incoming grapes during harvest *fermentation management and control in tanks, barrels and bottles *tasting, blending and bottling *riddling and disgorging of various styles of Cap Classique *dosage trials *management of wine quality control and cellar hygiene *managing team of cellar workers *inventory control of wine and dry goods *wine tastings and wine promotions *liaison with clients and suppliers *all other relevant tasks related to this position.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• Relevant tertiary qualification in Viticulture and Oenology;
• Minimum 5 years’ relevant Winemaking/Cap Classique experience;
• Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Wine MS);
• Thorough knowledge of relevant quality systems and accreditations;
• Valid driver’s license.

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 27 November 2023.

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

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.