Vineyard Manager Wanted

Wednesday, 15 May, 2024

About Us

  • We are a family-owned and operated wine farm in Elgin, a cool-climate region in the Western Cape.
  • We have been producing premium wines since 1987, focusing on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Riesling.
  • We are committed to sustainable farming practices, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility.
  • We have a friendly and diverse team of passionate wine professionals who share our vision and values.

About the Role

  • We are looking for a vineyard manager to oversee all aspects of our grape growing operations, from planting to harvesting.
  • You will be responsible for managing the vineyard staff, ensuring the quality and health of the vines, implementing pest and disease control measures, monitoring soil and water conditions, and coordinating with the winemaker and cellar team.
  • You will also be involved in planning and executing vineyard development projects, such as trellising, irrigation, and canopy management.

About You

  • You have a degree or diploma in viticulture, horticulture, or a related field, or equivalent experience in the wine industry.
  • You have at least five years of experience in managing vineyards.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of grape varieties, vine physiology, soil science, climate, and terroir.
  • You have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
  • You have excellent communication and leadership skills, and the ability to work well with others.
  • You have a valid driver's license.
  • You are passionate about wine and eager to learn and grow with us.

How to Apply

  • If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and a cover letter to by 31 May 2024.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.