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The Director of Viticulture will work closely with the Winemaker/President, and select members of the team, in creating, curating, and caring for all viticulture systems across a 188-acre property in Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills. The property includes fifty acres of wine grapes, over eighty acres of native oaks and ample headlands for further regenerative agricultural programming. They will be responsible for implementing, monitoring, and evaluating all viticulture practices.
The Director of Viticulture must have an expert-level understanding and deep practical background in successful regenerative viticulture as well as a solid background in biodynamics and in plants that are suited for the Northwestern United States. They must be familiar with proper planting techniques, pruning practices, integrated pest management, plant physiology and nutrition, irrigation, and advanced soil biology.
Finally, the Director of Viticulture will work with our Vice President of Finance and the Winemaker/President to manage all financial aspects of the vineyard. The Director of Viticulture can manage a budget, understand the implications of changes in personnel, product or facility needs; can adjust when needed, and forecast when required.
To achieve the above, the Director of Viticulture must be a self-motivated individual who thrives in both independent and dynamic working environments. This person will be adept at developing productive working relationships with employees, guests, vendors, and other key partners in our business. They must be comfortable both managing and directing Spanish-speaking ranch hands and seasonal help and supporting the vision of our ownership.
Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience
15% Strategic Planning
10% Budget Management
Working conditions include farm work, processing facility, vineyard, cellar, and office environment.
The Company is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The Company is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.