Vineyard Manager (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Employee Investment Group

  Waynesboro, Virginia

Employee Investment Group is looking for an ambitious, experienced Vineyard Manager to join the team of an up and coming new 55-acre vineyard in the Shenandoah Valley! This is a hands-on, managerial position that is responsible for all aspects of vineyard management.

The Vineyard Manager will work with the latest technology and viticultural techniques to ensure production standards are met. This person will also oversee vineyard staff to complete required tasks. The ideal candidate in this role loves working outdoors, has a strong leadership presence, and has prior experience working in or managing a vineyard & having seen a full growing cycle.

About the Position:

  • Job Security: Long-term, permanent position with benefits
  • Weekly pay schedule; direct deposit
  • Application takes 5-10 minutes, receive feedback in 2 business days

Key Duties:

  • Oversee both permanent and seasonal staff
  • Crop cultivation, planting, pruning, harvesting, and processing
  • Monitor and control environmental and biological issues (pest, wildlife, etc.) as required
  • Irrigation, canopy management, erosion control, soil maintenance, and frost protection as required
  • Train new employees in proper vineyard operations
  • Maintain high grape quality
  • Troubleshoot vineyard issues and take proactive steps to ensure all problems are resolved in a timely manner
  • Other tasks as required by vineyard owner


  • Bachelor’s degree in Viticulture or related field preferred
  • Prior experience in a vineyard management or assistant vineyard management position considered in lieu of degree
  • Must be comfortable working in the elements and working variable hours during peak season (veraison, harvest, etc.) including nights and weekends
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and stand/bend for long periods
  • Strong understanding of current viticultural practices and vineyard operations
  • Strong work ethic & communication skills
  • Leadership ability
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus


  • Health Insurance - Company pays 75% of the premiums for employee/family
  • Dental Insurance
  • Competitive vacation & holiday pay
  • Supplemental insurance available (Aflac)
  • Retirement plan - Company matches dollar-for-dollar up to 15%
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • Accidental death/dismemberment coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities, and apprenticeship programs available
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, rental vehicles, and other company discounts (if applicable)

How To Apply

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