An exciting position is available to a dedicated and hardworking Viticulturist at Namaqua Wines in Vredendal. The successful candidate is fully bilingual (Afrikaans and English), has excellent interpersonal skills, is self-motivated, and has an analytical and research driven approach to work.
This position will report to the Operational Manager, and will fulfill duties across the Spruitdrift and Vredendal Cellars.
Duties and responsibilities will include (but not limited to) :
implementation of annual viticultural program in conjunction with all relevant parties
compliance with all statutory / industry quality control systems (Wieta / IPW)
support and implement harvest activities
liaising with viticulture consultants when required
all other tasks related to the position. Essential qualifications, skills and experience :
3 - 5 years' experience in similar position;
Relevant tertiary qualification in Viticulture;
Knowledge of winemaking practices;
Experience with IPW and WIETA certification and audits would be to the candidate's advantage.