Vineyard Manager

Adamo Estate Winery - Mono, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Job title - Vineyard Manager

Reporting to – Vineyard and Winery Senior Manager

Language of work - English

Place of work - Mono, Ontario L9W 5X7

Adamo Estate Winery is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarian s with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

Main Duties Include:

Vineyard work:

  • Working knowledge and experience with pruning, tying, canopy management (shoot thinning, suckering, green harvest, hedging), IPM, scouting, spray programs, fertilizing, weeding and harvesting, geo-textile blanket applications and removal, implementing bird netting, setting up bird control mechanisms, replanting of vines, monitoring and sampling grapes.
  • Tractor driving; un-burying, cultivating, fertilizer spreading, spraying, mowing, hedging, weeding with radius hoe, and burying/blanketing vines for the winter. Also, pulling a trailer, using a front end loader or bucket and snow removal with a snow blower.
  • Record keeping
  • Large rock removal
  • Trellis maintenance and replacement when need be
  • Weed whacking and hand weeding
  • Operating frost machines
  • Equipment maintenance and service scheduling
  • Experience with Organic methods of viticulture is welcome but not mandatory
  • Valid pesticide safety training license for Ontario farmers

Other jobs may include but are not limited to:

Winery work:

  • Tank/barrel and equipment cleaning and sanitizing, racking, transfers, additions, barreling up and down, blending, fining, filtering, bottling and record keeping.
  • Competence to run a crush pad; fork-lifting, receiving grapes (weighing in), pressing, crushing and de-stemming, cleaning, sanitizing and maintaining equipment (cleaning, oiling, greasing, etc).
  • Leading tastings and/or tours and pouring at wine events around Ontario.
  • Moving and lifting wine cases and stacking them.

Laboratory work:

  • Testing the following (using protocol and procedures outlined by the winemaker); pH, TA, brix, turbidity, alcohol, Free & Total Sulphur, residual sugar, malo-lactic fermentation through chromatography, protein stability, filterability and cold stability.
  • Interpreting tested data from wines.
  • Setting up tasting trials: acid, sugar, blending, among others.
  • Tasting with confidence and ability to describe a wine and recognize wine faults.

Other Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage a team and work well as part of the team or individually.
  • Cooperative attitude and be flexible to changes and work hours.
  • Willingness to expand knowledge base and practices and participate in vine and wine trials.
  • Being prepared to work in all types of weather and temperatures in Southern Ontario.
  • Able to do physical labour and lift 25 KG.
  • Driving to pick up items from suppliers.
  • Problem solving on the spot.
  • Removal of garbage to appropriate locations.
  • Hand shovelling, snow removal and salting.

What's In It For You:

  • Competitive wagers
  • Career development
  • Free Golf & Ski
  • Meal allowance
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Discounts at various Resorts & Hotels in Canada
  • Use of Hockley Valley Resort's leisure facilities

Job Type: Full-time


  • related: 3 years (Required)