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Title Vineyard Manager/Cellar Master
Employer The Vineyards at Dodon
Employment Location Davidsonville, MD
Company Description Established in 2007 to produce wine exclusively from grapes grown on the historic Dodon property, the operation now includes 16 planted acres with 28,000 grapevines and a state-of-the-art winemaking facility that will, at full capacity, produce 3,500 cases of wine from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay vines. Reflecting the values of its owners, the Dodon team blends traditional farming practices with the latest scientific advances to create a balanced, sustainable ecosystem, to preserve the farm and its natural resources for future generations, and to produce intriguing wines characterized by depth, harmony, and balance.
Type Full Time
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date Availability for the 2017 vintage is desirable but
Job Description The Vineyards at Dodon seeks a vineyard manager/cellar master for a full-time, permanent, salaried, production-oriented position. Working closely with the winemaker, the successful applicant will supervise a highly skilled vineyard team; oversee daily vineyard and cellar operations; plan and implement vineyard floor, canopy, nutrient, and pest management; and manage wine production. A complete job description is available for interested applicants.

Dodon seeks to establish a work environment dedicated to continuous learning, collaboration and dedication to team goals, and quality improvement. The job requires intense passion for viticulture, a positive attitude, eagerness to work hard, flexibility to work early morning or late night shifts, ability to perform physically demanding tasks, and willingness to get dirty and clean scrupulously. We are seeking individuals that have a strong aptitude for working in a team environment, highly effective communication skills, and a keen attention to detail. A bachelor’s degree, three years-experience in viticulture, proficiency with farm equipment, and fluency in English and Spanish are required.
Contact Info Tom Croghan
Contact Address 391 Dodon Rd
Davidsonville, MD 21035
Contact Phone 410-798-1126
Contact E-mail tom@dodonvineyards.com
Contact Website http://www.dodonvineyards.com

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