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Winemaker (Calitzdorp Wine Cellar)

Closing Date : 2021-03-24
Closed : Yes
Calitzdorp Wine Cellar on the most famous Route 62 in the Klein Karoo has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and goal-orientated Winemaker with the ability to work within a team environment.

Calitzdorp is regarded as a centre from which to partake in all that the region has to offer, including the magnificent mountain passes, Cango Caves, and exquisite fauna and flora. Calitzdorp is often referred to as the “Port capital, Fruit basket of the Klein Karoo, home of 200 species of plants found nowhere else on earth, night skies and sunsets, and gorgeous Karoo architecture”.

The Winemaker will be responsible for (but not limited to): *the full wine preparation process *fermentation *blending and stabilisation of wines *managing quality control systems *preparation for bottling *cellar staff management *cellar administration *management of operating systems (IPW, WIETA) *marketing initiatives *cellar hygiene.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• Diploma / Degree in Viticulture and Oenology;
• At least 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar position;
• Driver’s license and own reliable transport;
• Excellent computer proficiency;
• Fully bilingual (Afrikaans and English).

In return, Calitzdorp Wine Cellar offers a competitive compensation package inclusive of housing and a company-provided vehicle/transport.

Commencement date: 1 June 2021

For more information and to apply, visit before 09:00 on 24 March 2021.

If you do not receive a response within 2 weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.