Cavalli Estate seeks Vineyard and Cellar worker

Friday, 28 December, 2018
Craig Barnard    
Helderberg  

Vineyard and Cellar workers are responsible for all tasks that are required in the whole wine and grape production process executing numerous duties and requiring a minimum amount of supervision.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: VINEYARDS

Vineyard and Cellar workers are required to undertake the following duties as directed by the manager, using the prescribed methods and frequencies as shown, explained or instructed.

  • Carry out daily checks on all tractors and spray equipment and report any faults
  • Carry out weekly cleaning and greasing of all tractors and spray equipment
  • To ensure the chemical room is cleaned and maintained
  • To ensure that all vineyard practices are carried out in accordance with the instructions issued by the winemaker and assistant winemaker
  • To assist with all harvest preparations and operations
  • To assist with the monitoring of pests and diseases in the vineyards and to report any issues
  • To assist with spraying of vineyards, sewing of cover crop and carrying out proper weed control
  • To ensure that the vineyards are kept neat and tidy at all times
  • To operate effectively and efficiently the trimmer, planter, all sprayers and tractors
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the farm’s Health & Safety policy, and emergency Fire procedures.
  • To assist the irrigation manager with cleaning of lines and filters
  • Report any faulty or damaged equipment or any potential hazard.
  • Promote safe working practices.
  • Ensure a safe working environment.
  • Execute any other duties commensurate with the position and as instructed by the winemaker and assistant winemaker

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: CELLAR

Vineyard and Cellar workers are required to undertake the following duties as directed by the manager, using the prescribed methods and frequencies as shown, explained or instructed.

  • Grape sampling during harvest time
  • Assisting with harvesting of grapes and monitoring for quality purposes
  • Following correct hygiene practices in the cellar with regards to cleaning of tanks, pipes, pumps etc
  • Crushing of fruit
  • Racking and blending of wine
  • Monthly Sulphur additions and any other additions as requested by winemaker
  • Monthly barrel hygiene practices
  • Bottling operations
  • Labeling operations and re-works
  • Topping of wine
  • Stock take
  • Tasting room and export deliveries
  • Pumpovers and pressing
  • Execute any other duties commensurate with the position and as instructed by the winemaker and assistant winemaker