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Head Winemaker (F/M)
13 septembre 2021 - 13 décembre 2021
Established in 1947, The Delegat Group is a leading global wine company and New Zealand's number one wine exporter. With the powerful Oyster Bay and Delegat global wine brands and three winery sites across the country, it is the pre-eminent, fastest growing wine business in New Zealand.

Reporting to the Group Technical Manager [Viticulture & Winemaking] the Head Winemaker will oversee the entire New Zealand portfolio of wines, plus mentor and lead the winemaking teams.

Duties and Responsibilities – You will:

· Take ultimate responsibility for the global Oyster Bay and Delegat wine brands

· Lead the day-to-day technical direction of the winemaking teams across all three sites

· Mentor and manage the professional development of the winemaking teams

· Oversee and ensure the planning and scheduling of winemaking and bottling activities across the business

· Drive continuous improvement with the winery and packaging teams with respect to quality, efficiency and environmental results

· Provide technical support and advice for winery and vineyard capital projects

· Report to the Group Technical Manager [Viticulture & Winemaking] monthly on wine style, strategy and technical direction

· Lead by example.
Skills and Qualifications:

· 10-15 years' relevant senior winemaking experience across a range of styles and regions

· Strong sensory skill, plus an understanding of global wine styles

· Tertiary oenology qualifications

· Familiarity with modern management, winemaking technologies and systems

· Driver's licence and ability to travel both domestically and internationally.


· Constructive leadership style for building teams and talent development

· Strong, clear communication

· Clear strategic thinking

· Viticultural knowledge around key drivers for wine quality and style

· An eye for operational efficiency.

Contrat : CDI