Senior Winemaker (Red Wine)

Thursday, 7 February, 2019
Hester Fourie     0218630966

Wellington Wines, located in the picturesque Boland area, produces high quality premium wines.
The following career opportunity currently exists for a person to become part of the dynamic production team.


The successful candidate will report to the Production Manager and will be responsible for the following:

  • Production of quality wines
  • Planning and management of production processes
  • Quality control
  • Stock control
  • Purchasing of chemicals and other relevant production stock
  • Maintenance and house-keeping
  • External liaison and wine tastings
  • Personnel management
  • Wine administration


  • BSc degree in Viticulture and Oenology or similar qualification
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a winemaker of red wine
  • Knowledge and skills in production management and quality control
  • Proven experience in a bulk / corporate cellar
  • Technical knowledge of winemaking machinery
  • Familiar with various quality control systems (IPW, BRC, HACCP, WIETA)
  • Computer skills (EZYWine)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (Afrikaans and English)
  • A passion for wine
  • Ability to perform well in both team context and individually.

To apply, kindly send your CV to Joep Joubert at as soon as possible.