Farm manager/winemaker

Wednesday, 29 November, 2017

Wellington. Estate with 30 Ha of wine grapes, 5 Ha olives and  1.5 Ha guavas, has a vacancy for a General Manager/ Winemaker. The suitable candidate will be responsible for the smooth operation of the farm, total vinification of approx.100t, administrative tasks and will report to the directors.

This position will suit a self-motivated, energetic, creative, hands-on person who is willing to take on a challenging position in a relatively new winery.

To be considered you will need a relevant tertiary qualification with a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience, which must include a minimum of five or more local and three international harvests in cellars that focus on premium wines.

Responsibilities will include: • General management of the farm • Total vinification responsibility • Cellar and barrel administration • Assisting with marketing and presenting tastings • Full responsibility of the cellar in addition to the management of the estate as well as the 30ha of vines, olives and Guavas • Managing quality systems (IPW, SAWIS, etc.)

In exchange for your contribution, our client offers a market-related remuneration package.

Please apply by sending CV,salary expectation and last payslip via email to

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.