Vineyard Foreman or Manager (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Kitsch Wines (

  2830 East Kelowna Rd, British Columbia

Based centrally in Kelowna, BC, Kitsch Wines is focused on crafting sophisticated wine and experiences without pretenses.  

There is an opportunity to welcome a skilled and enthusiastic Vineyard Foreman or Vineyard Manager to our small team for the 2023 vintage.

This role oversees two neighbouring vineyards totalling 21 acres (Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris) that are farmed sustainably with no use of synthetics.

Seasonal oversight of 3-4 vineyard labourers along with the operation and care of all the vineyard equipment and supplies and management of irrigation are fundamental to this role.

Specific responsibilities include

· Planning, leading and executing vineyard operations throughout the year (pruning, tying, tucking, spraying, mowing, thinning, hedging, irrigation and harvest)

· Recruiting, hiring, training, quality control, compensation analysis and termination of vineyard labourers and harvesters. This includes assistance with and adherence to foreign worker requirements.

· Planning for and optimizing fruit yields

· Vineyard equipment maintenance and operation

· Purchasing and managing supplies

· Holistic/sustainable practices was much as possible

· Managing the yearly budget and calendar and helping to set them

· Lead discussions on the purchase of new vineyard supplies and vines

· Irrigation planning, management and recording

· Working with and executing take aways from viticulturist consultants

· Responsible for vineyard health and safety program

· Work in the cellar as needed and when not conflicting with vineyard operations

A hard working team player with a passion for seeing things grow will thrive here!

Job requirements:

  • Experience with tractor and implement operations and maintenance
  • Spray experience and/or certification
  • Driver's license
  • Forklift experience and/or certification
  • 3 years of experience
  • Experience managing a team
  • Mechanicially-inclined and team player

If you have a passion for farming grapes (that turn into beautiful wine) and the above description speaks to you, we would love to hear from you. 

Follow this button to apply for this job posting

Wine & Restaurant Jobs in Canada. Looking for a job or hiring new employees in the wine & restaurant industry? Wine Jobs Canada - The job site for the wine & restaurant industry throughout Canada. Find ads for jobs in the wine industry, from winemaking to wine sales jobs.

Wine & Hospitality Employers and Recruiters - Attract the best candidates for your employment opportunities. Post your hospitality and wine industry job openings on

Job Seekers - Looking for a job in the wine & hospitality industry? Employers are always looking for talented, energetic people. Find jobs in hospitality and wine including restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, winery jobs, wine sales reps, winemakers, Sommelier jobs and more. Sign up for our free email alert service when new Wine & Hospitality jobs are posted we'll send you an email.