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Winemaker (Org de Rac Wine Estate)

Closing Date : 2021-04-30
Closed : Yes
Org de Rac Wine Estate, situated near Piketberg in the Swartland-area and one of the first wine farms in South Africa committed to 100% certified organic wine-farming, has an exciting position available for a dynamic, hands-on, system-driven, detailed individual who communicates well (Afrikaans & English), and enjoys working closely with a small team.

The ideal candidate has a real passion for winemaking, is committed to excellence, and displays innovative thinking.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not be limited to): *the entire winemaking process and bottling *ensuring compliance with relevant quality standards (ISO, HACCP, BRC), accreditations/certifications (IPW, SAWIS), and ethical audits (WIETA/Fairtrade) *inventory management of bulk wine *health & safety requirements *personnel management *liaison with clients and suppliers *all other functions related to the position.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• A relevant qualification in Viticulture and Oenology;
• Minimum 5-8 years' relevant experience;
• Experience with organic wines will be to the candidate’s advantage;
• Thorough knowledge of relevant quality systems and accreditations;
• Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office, Wine MS, SAWIS);
• Valid driver's license.

Commencement date: As soon as possible

In return, Org de Rac Wine Estate offers a competitive compensation package.

In line with the client's Employment Equity policy and requirements, preference will be given to suitably qualified persons from designated groups.

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 30 April 2021.

For general inquiries, please contact our Recruitment Team on 021 863 1444.

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