Assistant Winemaker

Reference: 9011 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson 

Job Description: 

  • Efficient execution of all harvest related activities in the wine cellar.
  • Execution of annual winemaking processes in accordance with professional winemaking and business practices, as well as the company strategy (crush, pressing, fermentation, cellar ageing, blending and bottling / labeling line operations etc)
  • Delivery of saleable, market ready, quality wine products.
  • Identify and incorporate grape variety specific winemaking techniques for the production of premium quality.
  • Plan and carry out orders for dry goods, minor assets, chemicals and other needed supplies.
  • Operation and maintenance of cellar infrastructure together with other daily and or monthly maintenance of drainage systems and cellar pond as instructed by management.
  • Create and maintain accurate records for compliance purposes.
  • Planning, ordering and creation of new vintage wine labels.
  • Monthly stock take.
  • Daily capturing of all production data.
  • Update production runs (e.g. Crush, Bottling, Labelling)

Qualifications: 

  • Relevant winemaking qualification with 3 years’ experience
  • Laboratory experience
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong administrative skills 

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.