Job Facts

Job Status: Closed

Job Title: Senior Winemaker (Napa Valley)

Location: Napa, CA

Industry: Luxury Wines

Market: Global

Skills: Winemaking

Salary Range: (USD) Around $150k in annual base salary

Job ID: JO-2112-946

Tags

Keyword(s): Industrial, Wines Spirits Beer,
Function(s): Manufacturing, Engineering,
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Job Description

Our Client

Our client for this Senior Winemaker opportunity in the Napa Valley area is a very well known  high end winery.

Objective

This position oversees all winemaking operations for the winery.

Ideal Profile

We are looking for an experienced winemaker coming from a prestigious and low production winery (around 1000 tonnes/ year or less). The right candidates will have a strong track record of high ranking wines (96+). Ideally with previous experience in Bordeaux grape varieties, Cabernet, Merlot, Cab Franc, Petit Verdot and Chardonnay…

Requirements

  • Degree in Enology, Viticulture, Microbiology, Chemistry, or related field
  • 6-12yrs winemaking and viticulture experience
  • Experience with luxury winemaking with proven track record of high scoring wines (96+)
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an easy inclusive communication style
  • Minimum supervision and strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent organizer and planner
  • Excellent communication skills – articulate and technical in writing and speech
  • Highly refined wine tasting skills
  • Highly Skilled in the use of MS Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Excellent Time Management – manage timelines and project milestones