Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Quails' Gate Winery (

  West Kelowna, British Columbia

Quails’ Gate is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125+ acre lakefront property is located in the heart of BC’s wine country, Quails’ Gate Estate Winery has one of the most picturesque locations within the Okanagan Valley.  In keeping with our family tradition of celebrating memorable moments with good friends, wine and food, we are excited to find our next winemaker. 

The Winemaker is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the wine production process. This includes being a member of our senior team leading the strategic direction of the Company.  Our expectation is that our next winemaker will help us achieve our long term growth plans.

We are looking for a highly experienced, passionate leader who has experience managing vintages in excess of 1500 tons.   They will have a degree in Winemaking, bring with them 10+ years’ experience.   The Winemaker will have competent management experience and be extremely focused on quality and process management and have experience in small lot winemaking.  They will direct operations in the cellar from harvest to bottle to produce wines that continue to showcase our estate and our reputation. 

The successful applicant will have excellent, natural communication skills and a genuine passion for creating great wine.   They will excel as a leader and be able to think strategically to meet growth objectives.  This is a very public role, as we see our winemaker participating in winemaker dinners, participating in media events, and showcases their new releases.


How To Apply

To apply, please submit your resume to the attention of Jennifer Thatcher, Director of People & Culture using the APPLY FOR THIS JOB link below.

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