Farm Manager Winemaker

  • Permanent
  • EE/AA: Open
  • Paarl, Western Cape
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Applications have closed

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Farm Manager / Winemaker – Paarl
Our client in the Paarl area is looking for a Farm Manager / Winemaker with previously experience as a Farm Manager and winemaker experience.
Salary:    Negotiable (Depending on experience) – Basic, Housing, W&E, Company vehicle, petrol, Cell & PC.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Qualification in a science (fermentation or equivalent would be a plus)
  • Agricultural technology (a plus)
  • Acute sense of taste and smell
  • Previous experience managing farming activities
  • Previous experience as an assistant winemaker
  • Previous farm/wine making experience abroad (Europe, Australia, New Zealand or South America) will be an advantage.
Duties:
  • Oversee the day to day farming activities
  • Manage permanent workforce and seasonal workers
  • Sound knowledge of grape varieties and growing regions
  • Planning of grape planting strategy
  • Manage harvest and transportation process
  • Oversee and advise on maintenance of farming and winemaking machines and equipment
  • Advise on new and better farming methods
  • Oversee production process which includes harvest, crushing, fermentation, aging, blending and bottling
  • Oversee daily cellar operations
  • Coordinate laboratory analysis
  • Develop a cellar and winemaking crew
  • Develop and implement winemaking schedules and forecasts
  • Manage and maintain inventories
  • Understand scientific concepts to alter chemical composition
  • Advise and make key decisions based on acid, sugar, sulphur and sulphites
  • Advise and implement new ideas and methods
Please apply online.
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