Tasting Room Manager

Thursday, 16 May, 2024
Janine de Roubaix     0218472303

Join Our Team as a Wine Tasting Room Manager

Are you passionate about wine and eager to share your knowledge with others? Do you have exceptional leadership skills and a gift for creating memorable experiences? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: Wine Tasting Room Manager

At Lourensford, we pride ourselves on producing exceptional wines and providing an unforgettable experience for our guests. Nestled in the heart of the Helderberg, our winery combines tradition with innovation to create a unique and welcoming environment for wine enthusiasts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations of the tasting room, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for all visitors.
  • Lead and inspire a team of tasting room associates, providing training and guidance to ensure top-notch customer service.
  • Conduct engaging and informative wine tastings, sharing the story of our winery and the nuances of our wines.
  • Manage inventory and sales, ensuring accurate records and efficient stock control.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to attract new visitors
  • Plan and execute special events, such as private tastings, corporate events, and seasonal celebrations.
  • Maintain the tasting room’s ambiance, ensuring a clean, organized, and inviting atmosphere.


  • Proven experience in hospitality, retail, or a related field, with a strong preference for experience in the wine industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and educate guests.
  • Strong leadership abilities, with experience managing and motivating a team.
  • Knowledge of wine production and tasting techniques is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in point-of-sale (POS) systems and basic accounting practices.
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive training on our wines and brand.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Employee discounts on wine and merchandise.
  • A beautiful work environment

How to Apply: If you are ready to join a dynamic team and share your passion for wine with others, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position to janinedr@lourensford.co.za

Deadline for Applications: 24 May 2024