Tasting Room Manager


Leopard's Leap Wines in the Franschhoek Valley requires a dedicated person with a positive outlook and spontaneous personality, who has excellent knowledge of the South African wine industry, to join the Marketing and Sales Team of Leopard’s Leap Wines.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Tasting Room
  • establishing excellent relations with guests, including tour operators
  • presenting formal and informal wine-tastings and handling wine sales
  • stock control and managing monthly inventory
  • managing and training Tasting Room personnel
  • administering the overall appearance of the Tasting Room
  • relevant budget management
  • ad hoc administrative duties

Applications are awaited from persons who comply with the following:

  • a relevant tertiary qualification
  • excellent communication skills and command of Afrikaans and English
  • strong work discipline, with the capacity to handle pressure
  • thorough knowledge of wine and the S.A. wine industry
  • a passion for food and wine
  • strong leadership skills
  • excellent people skills
  • willingness to work on scheduled holidays, Saturdays and Sundays

Leopard’s Leap Wines offers a competitive salary, commensurate with the extent to which the above requirements are met.

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible.

Please forward your CV to reach Anél Odendaal at ao.hr@historicwines.co.za before 10 December 2018.

If no response is received within two weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.